David Knight R.I.P.

Members will be sad to hear that David has recently died. His funeral will be held at Kingston St Mary Parish Church (where he was Organist) at 12 noon on Tuesday 2nd August 2022. May he rest in peace and rise in Glory.

David Knight was educated at the University of London and the Royal Academy of Music in London.    He held posts as Director of Music at an English secondary school and a college of higher education.    During this time he also had posts as accompanist and conductor of a selection of choirs.    He was a church organist for over fifty years, not only for the Church of England, but also for the Church of Norway where he lived for four years.    He taught at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama for seven years and was an examiner for the Royal Schools of Music.    He performed in cathedrals in England, Ireland, Norway and Hong Kong.    More recently he was Musical Director of the Watchet Choral Society, and the Apollo Wind Band in Yate.    He also served on the Somerset committee of the Royal School of Church Music. His last post was as Organist and Choir Director in Kingston St Mary church, and he was also President of the Dorset Association of Organists.   

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