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B i o g r a p h y

Although a born and bred Londoner, Alexander Eadon BA LRAM ARCO began his musical life as a chorister in the world-renowned Choir of King’s College, Cambridge under the late Stephen Cleobury. After five years as a Music Scholar at Harrow School and a gap year as Organ Scholar at St. Martin-in-the-Fields he trained at the Royal Academy of Music with David Titterington and Nicolas Kynaston for organ performance, Nigel Allcoat and Lionel Rogg for improvisation and Patrick Russill for Choral Direction. He furthered his studies at Middlesex University.


Alongside his studies, he was Director of Music at Christ Church, Southgate in North London and Conductor of the Southgate Symphony Orchestra. He then spent two years simultaneously as Organist at Tewkesbury Abbey and School Organist of Dean Close School, Cheltenham (where the Abbey Choristers are educated), assisting with coaching the choristers and teaching within both the preparatory and senior schools. Between 2009 and 2015 he was the Choirmaster at Oundle School, directing the Chapel Choir and Schola Cantorum on several broadcasts and on tour in Rome as well as in their weekly services, amongst many other musical activities throughout his tenure. He also enjoyed rugby coaching, being a deputy housemaster and a head of year. In September 2015 he moved to Eastbourne College to take up the role of Assistant Director of Music.  In addition to his work at the college he directed the Eastbourne-based chamber choir Noteworthy Voices.  In September 2022 he moved to Southampton to become Director of Music at King Edward VI School.  He was also appointed the Musical Director of the Brockenhurst Choir.  In September 2024 he will become Director of Music at Sherborne School in Dorset.

He plays the organ at Arundel Cathedral and is regularly found on concert hall platforms and in ecclesiastical buildings the world over – performances have included venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall as well as many UK Cathedrals, in addition to trips to France and the USA. As a singer he is a regular deputy of several Cathedral choirs and other ensembles, and was one of the founder-members of the internationally award-winning vocal ensemble The Songmen. He is also a regular staff member on the Rodolphus Choral Courses and can undertake Sibelius typesetting projects.

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