Moore, Philip (b London, 30 September, 1943)
Moore received his musical education at the Royal College of Music where he studied organ, piano, composition and conducting. While he was a student he was also Organist of St Gabriel's Church, Cricklewood, London.

In 1965 he was appointed as Assistant Music Master at Eton College and in 1968 he became Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral under Dr Allan Wicks. He succeeded Dr Barry Rose as Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford Cathedral in 1974, and in 1983 he became Organist and Master of the Music in succession to Dr Francis Jackson.

While his work at York Minster occupies the majority of his time, he also conducts the York Musical Society, gives recitals in the country and abroad. He writes extensively for the Church and the organ, but he has also written a considerable amount of orchestral and chamber music. He lists his recreations as including collecting old fountain pens, cooking, reading, flying kites, making log filers, collecting Imari porcelain, and most recently collecting motor cars.