Originally from England, David Baskeyfield studied at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, with David Higgs and William Porter.
Gaining first prizes during that time in a number of national and international competitions, including First Prize, Richard-Bradshaw Audience
Prize and Royal College of Canadian Organists Prize at the Canadian International Organ Competition in October 2014 , he has
embarked on a performing career both sides of the Atlantic encompassing both repertoire and improvisation.
David read Law at Oxford as organ scholar at St John’s College, studying with John Wellingham and David Sanger; between Oxford and
Eastman he spent a year as organ scholar of Christ Church Cathedral and St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. He continues to be active
as an accompanist, continuo player and occasional cocktail pianist. He has occasionally given theatre organ recitals.
David also has a three-year career management and professional development contract with Karen McFarlane Artists Inc. and the CIOC.