Kerry Beaumont

Organist, Musical Artist

1957 –

57

Who is Kerry Beaumont?

Kerry Beaumont is the Director of Music at Coventry Cathedral and a British concert organist.

Beaumont was previously director of music at Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire, England and at St David's Cathedral in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

British by birth, his family emigrated to Canada in 1970. He was director of music at the Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA for seven years before returning to his native country in 1988.

His recordings, as an organist and choirmaster, are published by Priory Records and Cantoris Records. Having studied organ improvisation with Antoine Reboulot in Quebec, Canada, and with Pierre Cochereau in Nice, France, he has pursued an active interest in the art of improvisation in his concert career. As a member of SOCAN he has published several hundred recorded compositions through the programme music libraries of Omnimusic and the Parry Music Library. Of his church music there are published titles by Encore Publications and Banks Music Publications. As a conductor he occasionally guest-directs choral workshops and concerts for the Royal School of Church Music and other organisations.

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Apr 5, 1957
Cambridge
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on July 23, 2013

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