CAREER PROFILE

Gerald Gifford



1973-1976 Assistant Organist, Ely Cathedral
Director of Music, The King’s School, Ely
   
1975-2004 Professor, Royal College of Music, London
(Lecturer, Professor of Organ & Harpsichord; latterly Head of Postgraduate Academic Studies, and Reader in Performance Practice)
   
1978-1991 Fellow & Director of Studies in Music, Wolfson College, Cambridge
   
1979- Honorary Keeper of Music, Burghley House, Stamford
   
1980- Organ Consultant and Senior Member, Robinson College, Cambridge
   
1988 Appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Music
   
1995 Awarded degree of Doctor of Music (honoris causa) by the University of Hull
   
1996-2000 Coordinator of the Music Research Information Network and compiler and editor of its annually published Register of Music Research Students in Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland. British representative and reporting contact for Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology, Indiana Bloomington 1998-2000
   
2001 Elected to the 2001 ‘A G Dickens’ Lectureship in Reformation Studies’ at Cambridge University
   
2002- Honorary Keeper, The Dolmetsch Library of Early Music, Haslemere
   
2006- Honorary Keeper of Music, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Visiting Lecturer in Performance Practice, Cambridge University Music Faculty


 
Gerald Gifford is a Governor of the Dolmetsch Foundation, and an Honorary Patron of the East Anglian Academy of Organ and Early Keyboard Music. He is an adviser to the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, and has also served as a member of the Publications Committee of the Royal Musical Association.