Musical Director

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Jeremy Rouse is Assistant Director of Music at Bedford School, where he runs the academic side of the department. Jeremy conducts the school chapel choir, which sings every Sunday of term in chapel, tours annually and appeared on national television in 2015 as part of the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance.

After reading music at Girton College, Cambridge where he was Organ Scholar, Jeremy worked for several years as a full-time church musician, holding posts at the English Church in Geneva and Wells Cathedral, where he toured, recorded and broadcast with the Cathedral Choir. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.

Jeremy’s diverse musical activities in recent years have ranged from playing the organ for services in Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s Cathedral to composing incidental music to Kafka’s Metamorphosis, accompanying a jazz band on a tour to the Cayman Islands and making a recording on a reconstructed Tudor organ, the soundboard of which had functioned as a barn door for a few centuries.

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