Frederick Stocken, PhD

Frederick Stocken 2020

Frederick Stocken, PhD

Workshop Presenter


Workshop – Fearless and Fun: A New Approach to Teaching Keyboard Skills
Convention Hotel
7/10/2020 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM


Dr. Frederick Stocken is Organist and Assistant Director of Music at St George’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Southwark. He was Organ Scholar of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge where he studied with Peter Hurford. He won five prizes at ARCO and three at FRCO, and his PhD is from the University of Manchester. He has given recitals in venues across the UK and beyond.

Frederick teaches for the Royal College of Organists and has taught courses at other institutions, including Oxford and Manchester Universities. He also examines for the Royal College of Organists and the ABRSM.

Frederick has had many commissions as a composer, including a symphony for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a ballet for the State Theatre in Giessen, Germany, and an orchestral mass for the Brompton Oratory. His music has been broadcast on the BBC, Classic FM and elsewhere. He is especially active as a composer for organ and choir. His most recent commissions are two from Chichester Cathedral.