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Frederick Stocken

composer and organist


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May 2018: Prayer of St Richard of Chichester sung at St George’s Cathedral at High Mass on Sunday 13 May. St Raphael and St Michael were played as voluntaries by Frederick at mass for Directors of Catholic Music on Saturday 12 May.


April 2018: A new commission for handbells from Rikkyo University in Japan


April 2018: Frederick teaches on the RCO Easter Course.


March 2018: Frederick examining ABRSM grades and diplomas in London, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.


January 2018: Frederick examines ARCO and FRCO written papers.


Academic year 2017-2018: Frederick continues to teach academic classes at the RAM and organ at Junior Academy.


August 2017: Frederick teaches on the RCO Summer course.


July 2017: Frederick examines written papers for both ARCO and FRCO.


31 July 2017: Anne Marsden Thomas  plays Gieb Fried o frommer treuer Gott at the opening service of the RCO summer course at St Giles Cripplegate.


June 2017: Frederick examines for the ABRSM in London, also training examiners.


25 June 2017: The choir of St George’s sings The Prayer of St Richard of Chichester at the 11.30 mass.


 8 June 2017:  Graded Keyboard Musicianship (OUP), written with Anne Marsden Thomas, is published. The first impression sells out almost immediately and the second impression is released in July.


4 June 2017: Frederick plays Hope at the end of the confirmation service at St George’s.


7 May 2017: As part of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music Frederick plays Hope at the end of the 10am mass at St George’s and God is our Refuge at the end of the 11.30 mass.


May  2017: Frederick accompanies the choir of St George’s in a CD recording for Priory.


April 2017: Frederick signs contracts for two new books to be published by OUP, co-authored with Anne Marden Thomas: The New Oxford Organ Method and Easy Graded Organ Arrangements.


26 March 2017: Frederick plays God is our refuge at a service commemorating 500 years since the Reformation at St George’s Cathedral.


March 2017: Frederick examines for ABRSM in Colchester and London, also training examiners.


26 Feburary 2017: Anne Marsden Thomas  plays Gieb Fried o frommer treuer Gott as the final voluntary at the 10am Parish Eucharist at St Giles Cripplegate.


5 February 2017: Prayer of St Richard of Chichester sung at mass at St George’s Cathedral.


28 January 2017: William Whitehead gives the first performance of Frederick’s Gieb Fried o frommer treuer Gott at the Bloomsbury Organ Day. The piece was commissioned by Rebecca Hirst and Patrick Hartley.


22 January 2017: Frederick gives the first performance of God is our refuge at the end of the broadcast of Sunday Worship on BBC Radio 4,  broadcast live from St George’s Cathedral - listeners at home only hear the first section


January 2017: Frederick examines written papers for the Royal College of Organists’ ARCO diploma.


November and December 2016: Frederick examines ABRSM grades and diplomas in London and Basingstoke.


19 November 2016: Frederick teaches on an RCO study day in Dulwich alongside Simon Williams and Catherine Ennis.