Ian Clarke

Born in Northampton, Ian Clarke returned to his native town in 1981 after studies in Cambridge and London, building up a fine musical tradition over ten years as director of Music at All Saints Church and winning particular acclaim as an organ recitalist and choir trainer.

Ian now pursues an active freelance career, he conducts three choirs, including the highly acclaimed chamber group, the Swarbrick Singers. He plays with several instrumental ensembles as solo harpsichordist and organist, including the City of Oxford Orchestra and the London Harpsichord Ensemble.

Ianís keyboard work and instrumental groups take him far afield, and he has appeared on BBC radio and television as a player and conductor