Ainscough

Dr Julie Ainscough

LTCL, GTCL, FTCL, MMus, PhD, FRCO, FISM

Julie is Organist at Chilworth Benedictine Abbey, near Guildford. She is also visiting organ teacher at Hampton School and teaches piano and organ privately; a number of her pupils have attained Oxford and Cambridge organ scholarships. Julie studied piano, organ and composition at Trinity College of Music. Subsequently, she gained a Master’s Degree in Composition from Goldsmiths’ College, studied organ with David Sanger, and gained a Doctorate in Composition, with a supporting dissertation on Messiaen’s later organ cycles, from the University of Surrey. Julie has won prizes for composition at Trinity College and at the University of Surrey.