Nicholas Wearne (Organ)
Nicholas Wearne is a prize-winning concert organist, an accompanist and a continuo artist who has performed throughout Europe, America and East Asia. As a soloist he has appeared in Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Berlin Cathedral, and Washington National Cathedral. As a member of an ensemble, he has worked with such groups as the Academy of Ancient Music, the European Union Baroque Orchestra, and the Dunedin Consort in venues which include the Barbican and the Concertgebouw.
Having been Organ Scholar, and later Assistant Organist, at New College, Oxford, and Organist at the University Church, he worked at St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh, and St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Whilst at Oxford he took BA (Music) and Mphil (Musicology and Performance).
Nicholas has taught at New College, Oxford; at Trinity Laban; on many specialist courses, and at schools in Edinburgh and London. He is an organ tutor at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
In June 2011 he won the Poul Ruders Prize at the Odense International Organ Competition, and his subsequent recording of Ruders's 'Trio transcendentale' was awarded an International Record Review 'Outstanding' recommendation and an Editor's Choice in Gramophone.