Biography

Keith Dale is a native of North Yorkshire where he began organ studies with the late Ronald Perrin at Ripon Cathedral and harpsichord studies with Alan Cuckston.

In 1990, Keith continued his musical studies at the Birmingham Conservatoire, taking organ lessons with Mark Shepherd at Lichfield Cathedral and harpsichord lessons with David Ponsford and Lucy Carolan.

After graduation in 1994, Keith returned to Yorkshire to take up the post of Organist & Director of Music at St Edmund's Church, Roundhay, Leeds. In tandem with this post, he undertook postgraduate study at the University of Huddersfield. His teachers were Dr Graham Cummings and John Scott Whiteley. In 1996, he was awarded the Master of Arts degree in music (performance) and was the first recipient of the Hollingworth organ prize.

From 1997-2012, Keith was Organist & Director of Music at the Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity, Geneva, Switzerland. During his fourteen years there, he oversaw the church's distinguished music programme, combining this with the post of music teacher at Collège du Léman where he taught over 120 nationalities.

In 2012, Keith moved to the Far East where he taught piano and music theory at one of Bangkok's oldest music schools - the Robinson School of Music. During his time there he was responsible for preparing students of all ages for the examinations of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. He also gave a number of harpsichord recitals to critical acclaim.

Keith has broadcast several times on Swiss National Radio and and TV as both organist and choral director. He has given recitals in the UK, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain and the USA.

He will be leading several children's music workshops in Myanmar (Burma) in late 2012 and 2013.