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Samuel Bristow


A very warm welcome to Samuel's new website!  This page aims to provide updates of Samuel's professional development as a musician, and will keep track of both his engagements and exciting new projects. Below are a few of Samuel's credentials, however please feel free to read more about him on the 'About' page.


Samuel is available for a wide range of musical services in which he has a wealth of experience; including organ playing (liturgical and concerts), teaching (organ, piano or music theory), organ transcription, choral conducting, record producing and writing programme notes. If you would like to find out more, including Samuel's standard charging rates, please use the form on the 'Contact' page; he will be delighted to hear from you and will respond promptly.

010 Samuel Bristow - Salisbury Cathedral
  • Assistant Organist at Salisbury Cathedral

  • Bachelor of Music degree in organ performance from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire with First Class Honours

  • Associateship of the Royal College of Organists

  • Associateship of Trinity College London with distinction

  • Formerly Organ Scholar at St Paul's Cathedral, London

  • Formerly Organ Scholar at Salisbury Cathedral

  • Formerly Organ Scholar at Birmingham Cathedral

  • Formerly Organ Scholar at Coventry Cathedral


"An artist to watch" - Organists Review

"Clearly an organist to be reckoned with" - Musicweb International

"Thank you, Sam, for your superb playing and delightful programme of music today - some of it familiar, some much less so; sometimes beautifully soft and at other times strikingly enigmatic - but always a joy! Listening to Sam play today left me feeling as though I was on the brink of learning something really profound!" - Maggie McMurray, Artistic Director of Holy Trinity, Gosport

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