Fergus Black

Biography

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for Organ Recitals

Fergus Black was born in Scotland. After taking his degree at St. Andrews University, he studied music in the USA at the University of Pennsylvania and at UCLA, before returning to the UK. He works as a freelance musician: performing and teaching – piano, organ and singing, both privately and in schools. He is a past-President of the Peterborough and District Organists’ Association, and conducts a number of local choirs. He is the organist and Director of Music at Stamford All Saints, and he gives regular recitals in the area, including for the Stamford Georgian Festival and the IAO. His annual Summer and Christmas recitals are eargerly anticipated. He lives in Peterborough with his wife, Helen, and his web site is at www.fergusblackmusic.uk


for Choral Work

Fergus Black was born in Scotland. After taking his degree at St. Andrews University, he studied music in the USA at the University of Pennsylvania and at UCLA, before returning to the UK. He works as a freelance musician: performing and teaching – piano, organ and singing, both privately and in schools. He is the President of Peterborough Young Singers, which he founded, and the Peterborough and District Organists’ Association, and conducts the choirs, Burghley Voices and St Martin’s Singers. He is the organist and Director of Music at Stamford All Saints. He lives in Peterborough with his wife, Helen, and his web site is at www.fergusblackmusic.uk


as a Pianist

Fergus Black was born in Scotland. After taking his degree at St. Andrews University, he studied music in the USA at the University of Pennsylvania and at UCLA, before returning to the UK. He works as a freelance musician: performing and teaching – both privately and in schools. He gives occasional piano recitals, and is often found as a duet partner for chamber music recitals with singers and instrumentalists. Recent recitals have been with violinist, violist, trumpeter and flautist. Some of his work with the trumpeter Andy Harris can be found on YouTube.

He lives in Peterborough with his wife, Helen, and his web site is at www.fergusblackmusic.uk