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Join us as Grace Church welcomes organist
Leonard Sanderman, as guest artist for Bach at Noon on Tuesday 24 October at 12:20 p.m.


Praeludium in G-dur, BWV 541i

Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit, BWV 669
Christe, aller Welt Trost, BWV 670
Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV 671

Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’, BWV 676

Vater Unser in Himmelreich, BWV 737

Fuge in G-dur, BWV 541ii

Leonard Sanderman Leonard Sanderman (born 1991) is Director of Music (Organist & Master of the Choristers) in the Parish of St Wilfrid, Harrogate: one of the largest churches in England.

He was Organ Scholar at Cheltenham College from 2009-2010, after which he read music and held the Organ Scholarship at Keble College, Oxford (2010-2013). From 2011-2013, he combined this with the post of Resident Organist at Pusey House, Oxford. From 2013-14 he was Organ Scholar at Chichester Cathedral.

He was initially taught the organ by his father, and later by a.o. Clive Driskill-Smith, Sietze de Vries, Ben van Oosten, and Steven Grahl. He participated in masterclasses with a.o. Hans Haselböck, Pieter van Dijk and Peter Williams. He is currently taught by Nigel Allcoat.

He is internationally active as a performer and conductor, and was recorded for a live broadcast on BBC3, as well as multiple CDs. Leonard is a commissioned composer, and contributed significantly to the New Dutch Hymnal.

Leonard is a doctoral researcher at the University of York, researching constructions of gender and sexuality in Anglo-Catholic church music.