Choir Accompanist

Winchester choir accompanist Benjamin Cunningham

Benjamin Cunningham is Assistant Director of Chapel Music at Winchester College, and is the College’s principal Organist. 

Prior to taking up his current post, Benjamin was Organ Scholar at Westminster Abbey from July 2016-August 2018 where he shared in the responsibilities of playing for and conducting services, as well as the training of the boy choristers. Benjamin was also Organ Scholar of Worcester College, Oxford whilst reading for a degree in Music, in which he attained a First, and during his gap year was Organ Scholar of Chichester Cathedral.

Benjamin has given a number of recitals, most notably at Westminster Abbey; St Paul’s, Westminster and Chichester Cathedrals; Reading Town Hall; and Merton, The Queen’s, Keble and Exeter Colleges in Oxford. In 2017, Benjamin was a Young Artist at the Newbury Spring Festival. 

Benjamin is a co-Artistic Director of Sansara, and has conducted them in many concerts and venues in London and the South of England, including St. John’s Smith Square, The Temple Church, King’s Place and Winchester Cathedral.