Howell

Alison Howell

MA, FRCO, FISM

Alison is an organist based in Bristol where she works as a freelance musician. After taking up the organ at the age of 16 with Eric Hemery, she gained a place at the Royal Academy of Music where her teachers were Dr Peter Hurford and Anne Page. She continued studying in Amsterdam and London with a scholarship from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. On passing her FRCO, Alison won the Coventry Cathedral Recital Award for outstanding performance of the pieces. Alison frequently gives solo recitals (often including music by women composers), accompanies numerous choirs, and enjoys teaching organ and piano.