We are compiling a list of notable music played on the organ at regular services. In addition to accompanying hymns, psalms and choral anthems at regular services, an organ voluntary is always played after the last hymn and these are often listed in the Parish mass sheet for the week.

Organists

Charles Bradley, the first organist at St George's Church Edinburgh (St Andrews and St George's West Church archive)

Charles Bradley, the first organist at St George's Church Edinburgh (St Andrews and St George's West Church archive)

The following organists are known to have played the Willis, either in its first home in Edinburgh, or in Stony Stratford:

  • Charles Bradley (Edinburgh)
  • Henry Hartley (Edinburgh)
  • R. F. McEwen (Edinburgh)
  • J. A. Fuller-Maitland (Edinburgh)
  • H. Whalley (Edinburgh)
  • William Bowie (Edinburgh)
  • Derek Savage
  • James Wharton (recitals)
  • Adrian Lucas (wedding and recital)
  • Jonathan Kingston
  • Andrew Storer
  • Donald MacKenzie
  • Bridget Marshall
  • Laurence Caldecote (recitals)
  • Adrian Boynton (recital)
  • Simon Dearsley (recital)
  • Stephen Moore (recital)
  • Jonathan Harris (introduction to the organ mini recitals)
  • John Neal

Organists & Choirmasters

Derek Savage at the Willis organ console in 1975

Derek Savage at the Willis organ console in 1975

Geoff films as John Neal plays the Willis organ

Geoff films as John Neal plays the Willis organ