Mark Brafield appointed to RCO board
The Royal College of Organists has announced the appointment of Mark Brafield as a Trustee.
Mark held an organ scholarship at Trinity College, Oxford with an open scholarship in English literature. He is an Associate of the Royal College of Music, a Fellow of Trinity College, London and a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.
As an organist, Mark has a long history of parish service and also pursues an active concert career.
Mark practices as a solicitor in a leading Guildford firm. He sits as a Deputy District Judge and is a member of the Law Society Family Law Panel. He has recently stepped down after six years as a trustee on the board of a national charity.
RCO Chairman of Trustees David Saint said: â€œWe are delighted to welcome Mark to the board of the Royal College of Organists.
â€œOver the last couple of years we have sought to strengthen the breadth and depth of our board with the appointment of trustees who offer a wide range of technical and commercial skills alongside their abilities and enthusiasms as musicians.
â€œI have absolutely no doubt that Markâ€™s expertise and experience in a number of key areas, including the law, will be invaluable as we continue to develop and improve the College.â€
Mark added: â€œA love of the organ and its repertoire has been central to my musical life, so I am delighted to accept the Collegeâ€™s invitation to join them as a Trustee.
â€œAs a Trustee I offer my broader professional skills. I look forward to contributing to the growth and renewal that has been such a distinctive feature of the Collegeâ€™s recent development."