Hymn Playing – a Masterclass with Simon Williams

  Simon Williams presents a masterclass in hymn playing at the organ of the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Suffolk. He advises on registration, playovers and console management for hymns, how to match your hymn playing to the organ and the acoustic, and how to encourage confident singing from the congregation.  He ends the masterclass by presenting a simple but effective technique for improvising hymn extensions when required. This masterclass was presented as part of the Organ Masterclass series 2017-2018 at Royal Hospital School, Holbrook in association with the RCO.  Simon Williams is Organist and Director of…