Nigel Groome is the Director of Music at St. Matthew's Church and is a Music Advisor for Church Music Future.
Previously he was for many years Director of Music at Beckenham Parish Church. Under his direction the choir toured extensively in this country and overseas, and broadcast regularly for the BBC.
For over twenty years he worked for the Royal School Of Church Music as a Regional Music Advisor. Nigel has visited the U.S.A. on over thirty occasions to give recitals and to conduct choirs festivals. He has made similar visits to the Diocese of Europe.
In the early part of 2001 he spent a period as Visiting Organist of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Examining tours have included Malta, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as a senior examiner for the London College of Music.
Nigel has given many organ recitals in this country including St. Paul's, Southwark, Westminster, Portsmouth, Salisbury and Sheffield Cathedrals and Westminster Abbey.
Nigel has recently been made an Associate of the Royal School of Church Music, and a Fellow of the Guild of Church Musicians.