Welcome to the website of Ian Hare

Ian is an experienced and versatile musician who is active as an organist and choir director as well as a composer and teacher. He is the Director of Music at St. Oswald's Church, Grasmere, and of the Keswick Choral Society. He is an Honorary Fellow of Lancaster University, the Chairman of the Cumbrian Society of Organists and was voted Cumbria Life Musician of the Year 2017.

His 2016 recording, Organs of the Lake District, was described as "an attractive programme, finely played" (Cathedral Music).

On this site you'll find details of Ian's concerts, recordings, publications and teaching as well as information on the organs of Lancaster University and St Oswald's Church, Grasmere.

For all enquiries about recitals and concert bookings, CD orders or tuition, please go to the Contact page.


"Ian Hare's playing... has that degree of perfection achieved by few."
The Organ

"... Mr Hare's playing is polished and his renditions are immaculately controlled."
Organists' Review

Ian Hare