George Castle, Accompanist

George Castle, Accompanist George Castle has been Assistant Director of Music at Winchester Cathedral since September 2012. He directs the Cathedral's Chamber Choir and Nave Choir and is rehearsal pianist for the Waynflete Singers. George was a chorister at Durham Cathedral and subsequently a pupil at Bedford School. After a year as Organ Scholar at Worcester Cathedral, he read for a degree in Music at Trinity College, Oxford, holding the organ scholarships at both Trinity and Worcester colleges.

As Organ Scholar at Worcester College, he directed the chapel choirs for a recording of contemporary British choral music and performed with the choir at a number of prestigious venues around the United Kingdom.

In 2008 he returned to Worcester Cathedral as Sub-Assistant Organist where he remained until taking up his current post. At Worcester he recorded a number of CDs with the Cathedral's choirs and was Choirmaster of the Voluntary Choir from 2011.