Peter Siepmann PhD FRCO LRSM Conductor Teacher Organist Examiner

Peter Siepmann is Organist & Director of Music at St Peter's Church in Nottingham and Head of Academic Music at Repton School.

Alongside his school and church work, Dr Siepmann is an examiner for the ABRSM and an organ tutor at the University of Nottingham, where he has also lectured on Baroque Performance Practice. He maintains relationships with a number of local ensembles as an accompanist, continuo player and guest conductor including Nottingham Bach Choir, the University of Nottingham Choir and Mansfield Choral Society. He sits on the regional committee of the Royal Schools of Church Music, for whom he has lead various events, and he is a former President of the Nottingham & District Society of Organists. Peter Siepmann is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists and holds the Licentiate diploma of the ABRSM.

His musical education began as a chorister at Bruern Abbey and continued at St Edward's School, Oxford, under the tutelage of Julian McNamara and Anthony Kerr-Dineen. During his time at the University of Nottingham (from which he holds both undergraduate and doctorate degrees), Peter directed the university chorus, orchestra and chamber choir. Following his graduation, he worked as a Teacher of Music in the renowned department at Uppingham School for several years.

As Director of Music at St Peter's Nottingham since 2007, Dr Siepmann trains and directs the church choir Sunday-by-Sunday as well as on regular visits to both domestic and foreign destinations (with recent years seeing tours to Notre-Dame de Paris, Westminster Abbey, and many of the UK's cathedrals). As well as developing the Saturday morning series of 'Coffee Break' Concerts, he oversaw the fund raising, design and installation of a new church organ.

Peter Siepmann lives in Ruddington with his wife, Adele and young son Alexander, and can be contacted via email on petersiepmann at gmail dot com.