Peterborough born but of immigrant family;learned to play piano and
accordion as a boy. First attended Kings School,Peterborough, and then Trinity
College of Music where his composition professor was the late composerJohn
Tavener and his piano professor was Antony Lindsey.
Stan has decades of experience in playing church organ for the local Roman
Catholic parish and received an award in gratitude from the diocese in 2016,
presented in Peterborough cathedral by the RC Bishop of East Anglia in 2016.
He has played a wide range of music on the piano but has a particular interest
in post war music and plays with the Hull based Electro Acoustic Ensemble.
Stan has written music for schools,including musicals,accordion and piano
music, but is very much a serious composer in his own right and work includes
installations ( visit Bridge Sounding on the Millennium Bridge over the Nene
near Flag Fen ), a full length opera,sonatas,string quartets, etc. Very active in
teaching in the region for decades.