Organist: Ian Wells

Ian Wells
Ian Wells is Honorary Deputy Organist of Liverpool Cathedral, having been Assistant Organist for nearly 26 years, he relinquished this post at the end of 2007 to devote more time to his family and to teaching. He has been associated with Liverpool Cathedral and its music for most of his life, beginning as a chorister and then studying organ with Ian Tracey. He was Organ Scholar to both Noel Rawsthorne and Ian Tracey before being appointed Assistant Organist and Choral Conductor in 1982. During this time he was deeply involved in the daily round of cathedral choral services. He also took part in concerts and tours throughout Europe including performances in Paris, Chartres, Barcelona, Brussels, Prague, Amsterdam, Cologne and Riga. He was appointed Director of Music of Holy Trinity Church, Southport in September 2008 and conducted the Southport Bach Choir from 2008-2012.

A graduate of Lancaster University from the specialist Honours course in Music and Worship, he holds fellowships from the Norwich School of Church Music, the North and Midlands School of Music and the Cambridge Society of musicians and is an associate of the London College of Music. He is also Head of Upper School and Director of Music at Tower College, Rainhill, and organ tutor for Liverpool University.

You can contact Ian directly by email.