I’ve been playing
the Yamaha Electone professionally since 1981, initially joining Yamaha
Music UK Ltd as a demonstrator (remember when the D85 was the best
instrument ever!), and then going freelance in 1992. I currently play the
EL900 which I reckon is the most superb, realistic and all-consuming
I was trained classically as well as in the modern idioms, and so can
play church and theatre organs as well. (I was voted Patron of the Theatre
Organ Club of Great Britain for the year 2000). My main love is orchestral
music, big band, and anything where the sound wraps round you and the
arrangement is tasteful.
Presently I play around 80 concerts a year in the UK, occasionally
abroad as well. The rest of my working life is spent teaching organ and
keyboard, examining for the London College Of Music, writing exam
syllabuses, writing articles for magazines such as the Yamaha Club
Interactive Magazine, and running my website which sells music books all
over the world.
Privately I enjoy working out at the gym, playing the occasional game
of golf, riding my motorbike, and visiting my holiday home in France,
along with my husband Neil, who is also in the music business.