Jonathan Vaughn has been Assistant Organist at Wells Cathedral since September 2007. He was previously Assistant Director of Music at St Edmundsbury Cathedral and held Organ Scholarships at St John’s College, Cambridge, St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle and Croydon Parish Church. While still sixteen he had gained both prizes from the Royal College of Organists, winning most of the prizes. He studied the organ with Simon Williams and Dame Gillian Weir.
As Assistant Organist at the Cathedral, Jonathan’s primary work is playing the organ for the majority of the cathedral’s liturgies and training the Cathedral Choristers. He is also busy playing a central role in the Cathedral’s busy programme of broadcasts, concerts, tours, outreach, commissions and recordings.
In addition to his work at Wells, Jonathan is Musical Director of the Somerset Singers, and teaches the organ at Wells Cathedral School. He regularly gives recitals in the UK and abroad. Further information is available at jonathanvaughn.org.