THE ACADEMY of ST OLAVE’S Alexander Woodrow

Alexander Woodrow was organ scholar at St Olave’s Church, then at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is now a cathedral organist and solo recitalist.

Alexander Woodrow

Organ Soloist

Alexander Woodrow was organ scholar at St Olave’s Church, then at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is now a cathedral organist and solo recitalist.

Alexander Woodrow was born in 1986 in York and completed his school education at St. Peter’s School, where he was an academic and music scholar. Simultaneously he served as organist at St. Helen’s Church, Stonegate, before being appointed to St. Olave’s Church as Assistant Organist in 2003.

He has given numerous solo recitals at such venues as Shrewsbury Abbey, St. Oswald’s Durham, All Saints Leamington Spa, St. Michael, Cornhill, London and Brasenose College Oxford. Other engagements in 2004-5 included recitals at Blackburn Cathedral and Halifax Parish Church.

Alexander took up the organ scholarship at Magdalene College, Cambridge in 2004, where he began his undergraduate studies in music. His ultimate ambition was to become a cathedral organist and solo recitalist, an ambition which he has since realised. Alexander become the youngest Cathedral Organist working within an Anglican Foundation when appointed Director of Music at Bradford Cathedral in January 2012.

July 2015

Alex Woodrow
Concerto performances with the Academy of St Olave’s

Saturday 18 September 2004

POULENC: Concerto for Organ, Timpani and Strings