Marcus Wibberley

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Marcus Wibberley (born 1981) is a British organist, conductor and choir trainer. He is Director of Music at Hexham Abbey and Festival Director of the annual Hexham Abbey Festival of Music and Arts.

Biography[edit]

Wibberley was a Chorister at Westminster Abbey and subsequently attended Dulwich College as a Music Scholar. He was appointed Organ Scholar at Chichester Cathedral in 1999 and later to the same position at York Minster in 2003 after graduating from the University of Hull with a First in Music (majoring in performance). While an undergraduate at Hull, he had combined his studies with being University Organist & Director of the Chapel Choir[1] and Assistant Organist at nearby Beverley Minster. Before taking up his present position at Hexham Abbey, Northumberland, he was Sub-Organist of Portsmouth Cathedral,[2] Hampshire, where he accompanied the Cathedral Choir on six international tours, four CD recordings and a number of highly acclaimed BBC live broadcasts.

Wibberley has performed throughout England and in continental Europe, the Baltic States, the USA and Japan.

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Michael Haynes
Director of Music of Hexham Abbey
since 2011
Incumbent
Preceded by
Rosemary Field
Sub-Organist of Portsmouth Cathedral
2005 - 2011
Succeeded by
Oliver Hancock
Portsmouth Diocesan Music Adviser
2005 - 2009 (post discontinued)

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