The St. Albans Cathedral Ex-Choristers Association (established in 2007) serves to provide a point of contact between current and former choristers of the Cathedral and Cathedral Girls Choirs, Lay Clerks and musicians, with the aim of developing or rekindling friendships rooted in their experiences at the Cathedral.

We welcome support from members and friends by attending events, monetary contributions, or updates of our records, in order to sustain the work of the Association for the years to come.

News & Events

Death of Her Majesty The Queen

Members of our ECA are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the Royal Family. Our thoughts are with them at this terribly sad time.   May Her Majesty rest in peace.  

Evensong in Luccombe

On Sunday the 4th September at 3 o’clock at St Mary the Virgin, Luccombe, the Choir of Ex-Choristers of St Alban’s Cathedral will sing Evensong to mark the dedication of a plaque commemorating the life and music of Peter Hurford. The Preacher will be The Very Reverend Keith Jones, Dean emeritus of York (Dean’s Vicar …

Simon Preston CBE

It is with sadness that I report that Honorary Member Simon Preston CBE,  distinguished organist, conductor and composer died on 13th May 2022 at the age of 83. Simon was sub-organist of Westminster Abbey from 1962 to 1967 and, in 1968 came to St Albans to cover for Peter Hurford before becoming organist of Christ …