Harper

Marilyn Harper

MA(Cantab), FRCO, GRSM, ARMCM, Cert.Ed (Liverpool)

Originally from Lancashire, Marilyn studied the organ with the late William Morgan at Bolton Parish Church and subsequently became Organ Scholar at Girton College Cambridge, after which she embarked on a life-long teaching career. She became the first woman Organist at Christ’s Chapel, Dulwich, and teaches organ, piano, theory and coaches chamber music at James Allen’s Girls’ School.

At Christ’s Chapel she established a popular Sunday night recital series following the restoration of the 1760 George England organ by the late William Drake.

Marilyn is an RCO Accredited Teacher, and as a recitalist specialises in the music of Buxtehude and Sweelinck. She is Secretary to the London Organ Concerts Guide and Concerts Organiser for the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery.