Peter Moger

Birth / Death Dates
b. 1964

Peter Moger was born in the East Riding of Yorkshire. He read Music at Merton College, Oxford and, after postgraduate study in composition, taught as Director of Music Wadhurst College in Sussex. He read Theology and trained for the priesthood at St John's College, Durham where he was Organ Scholar. After serving his title as Curate at Whitby, Peter then moved to East Anglia, serving successively as Minor Canon Precentor of Ely and as Vicar of Godmanchester. In 2005 he was appointed as the Church of England's first National Worship Development Officer and, additionally in 2009, as Secretary of the Liturgical Commission. In September 2010 he was appointed Canon Precentor of York Minster. Since 1999, he has served on the Advisory Panel of the Royal School of Church Music and from 2011 will chair the Academic Board of the Guild of Church Musicians. He has published 'Crafting Common Worship' (Church House Publishing, 2009), edited - with Paul Bradshaw - 'Worship Changes Lives' (Church House Publishing, 2007), and was a member of the editorial team for the Hymn Book 'Sing Praise' (Hymns A & M / RSCM, 2010). He composes liturgical music when he has the time - most of it published by the RSCM.