Jonathan Vaughn

Jonathan Vaughn is Assistant Organist at Wells Cathedral, a post he took up in September 2007. While at school he was Organ Scholar at Croydon Parish Church and while still sixteen had gained both diplomas of the Royal College of Organists, winning a number of prizes.

After a gap year as Organ Scholar at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Jonathan spent four years as Organ Scholar and later Assistant Organist at St John’s College, Cambridge, while studying the organ with Dame Gillian Weir. Particular highlights of his time at St John’s included performing on critically acclaimed recordings of Lennox Berkeley and Edward Elgar for Naxos’s English Choral Music series.

After leaving Cambridge, Jonathan spent three years as Assistant Director of Music at St Edmundsbury Cathedral, where he was also responsible for the cathedral’s arts programme and was Director of the St Edmundsbury Singers. He performs frequently as a recitalist at venues across the UK.