We are currently awaiting the arrival of our new Master of Music. In the meantime, Judy Ball or Flora Leone will do their best to answer any questions you may have and can be contacted via email – music@sjbcathedral.org.uk. 

Neil Ricketts – Cathedral Organist


Neil Ricketts secured his first post as Organist at the age of thirteen. He graduated from the University of Reading in 1989.  Whilst there, Neil was Conductor of the University Chamber Orchestra, Musical Director of the University Singers and was twice winner of the Barnard Organ prize for solo performance.  Since moving to Norfolk in 1993, Neil has been Organist and Choirmaster at St Andrew’s Church, Eaton for ten years, Conductor of the Eaton Parishes Choir & Orchestra since 2003 as well as conductor of the Hethersett Singers from 2009-2012.  Neil was appointed Organist of St John’s RC Cathedral in Norwich in July 2013.

Additionally, Neil has been in demand as an accompanist, accompanying numerous local choirs, as well as instrumental soloists and professional jazz musicians/singers. Neil has also pursued a solo career performing with the Norwich Mozart Orchestra and is a regular recitalist on the cathedral circuit. His playing has been broadcast by the BBC on numerous occasions.