John Mountford 


John Mountford (Director of Music)

John read music and held the university organ scholarship at Bristol University, before being appointed organ scholar at Chichester Cathedral and latterly Church Cathedral, Dublin where he studied with Tristan Russcher and Andrew Johnstone.

John spent three years as teacher of music and organist at Loretto School, Edinburgh, and sang counter-tenor at St. Mary’s Cathedral. John also enjoys playing the trumpet and refounded Loretto School’s Jazz Band, taking the group to Dublin in 2011 for a concert tour. John has served as assistant staff and organist on the Eton choral courses since 2010 and gained the FRCO diploma in 2014.

John served as Head of Co-Curricular Music at Bradfield College, Berkshire and took their choir on tour to New York and Boston in 2015, and campaigned successfully for the restoration of the college organ, which opens in January 2019.

John was appointed Director of Music at King's School Rochester in September 2017.





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