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         2022: 'Leonard Sanderman (30) works as organist and teacher at universities in Leeds and York', Herman Haverkate, Tubantia (newspaper)

         2014:  'Interview with Leonard Sanderman', De Orgelvriend, 

                    'Ben van Oosten and Leonard Sanderman on English music', Jaco van der Knijff, Reformatorisch Dagblad (newspaper) 

         2012: 'Dick and Leonard Sanderman are passionate about excellent church music', Gert de Loze, Reformatorisch Dagblad (newspaper)



         2019: ‘The Complete Sacred Choral Music of Alice Mary Smith’. 188p. Open-access publication funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council. 

                   'The English Cantata between Elijah and Gerontius'. Muziek en Liturgie, April, 2019

         2017: 'Engelse orgelbouw van nu tot toen' Het ORGEL, January 2017

                    (historiographical issues in the history of the English organ 2017-1841)

                    for the peer-reviewed journal of the (Dutch) Royal Society of Organists and Church Musicians (KVOK)


         2020: ‘Church Choirs, CoVID, and Community’
                    Place and Community conference. Humanities Research Centre, University of York. 2020.

         2018: 'The British Critic and High Church music 1814-1843: continuity and imitation'

                    at the Church Musi& Worship conference at Durham Cathedral & The University of Durham, April 2018

                    'Immanent considerations in liturgical poetry'
                    at the Poetics and Faith conference at the University of York, January 2018


          2017: 'Do the oppressed have access to a method of resistance in nineteenth-century church music?'

                    at the Sibéal conference  at University College, Dublin, November 2017


          2017: David Leigh, Great European Organs No. 99, Priory. 

                    Daniel Cook, Stanford Complete Organ Works 3, Priory,


         2022: ‘Φῶς ἱλαρὸν’ (Hail Gladdening Light), for choir.

                    Premiered by Bradford Cathedral Choir, 2022.

         2021: ‘De Paastuin’ (The Easter Garden), for congregation, choir, and organ.

                   Commissioned by Stichting de Vertaalslag and published in the volume ‘van liefde gesproken’ (ed. Sytze de Vries).

         2020: ‘Psalm 27’ for SSAATTBB choir and soloists. For the choir of St John the Baptist, Knaresborough.

                    ‘Psalm 27’ for S solo and piano. Inscribed to Tom Trenney.

                    ‘O Salutaris Hostia’ for SATBB choir. Inscribed to Jeremiah Stephenson. Premiered by the choir of St Lawrence, York.

                    ‘Three Lieder’ for S solo and piano. Texts by Rilke, Couperus, and De Vries. 2020

         2019:  "die zomaar geeft" for choir, congregation, and organ. Commissioned and premiered by the Geertekerk, Utrecht, NL.

                    "Tantum Ergo" for S solo SATB org - premiered at the Chrism Mass of the Bishop of Beverley.

         2018: ‘Maaltijd Triptiek’ for congregation, SATB choir, and organ. Three new hymns with texts by Sytze de Vries. Published by Stichting de Vertaalslag. 2018

                    Second prize & audience prize in the Willem Vogel Competition for church music (see

         2017: ‘Psalm 8’ for SSAATTBB choir, and organ. Commissioned and premiered by St Wilfrid, Harrogate.

         2015: "Monet's Cataracts" - for S solo and piano. Text by Emma Hine, American Academy of Poets


         2014: "An Harrogate Fanfare" for Organ solo - commisioned and published by journal De Orgelvriend.


         2014: ‘Zend ons een Engel in de Nacht’ for SSA choir and organ. Commissioned and published by Centrum voor de Kerkzang.


         2013: ‘Liedboek, Zingen en Bidden in Huis en Kerk’.

                   Commission of 19 new antiphons and 3 hymn harmonizations, published in the new Dutch Ecumenical Hymnal. 


                   ‘Two psalm preludes and settings’ for organ solo.

                   Commissioned and published by EREdienst, journal of the Free Reformed Churches in the Netherlands. 2013

         2012: "Uchtend" - S solo, piano, premiered at Keble College, Oxford.


         2019: CD: ‘Orgelstadt Jüterbog vol.2.’ 

                   Commissioned and funded by the Commissioner for Culture and Media of the German Federal Government. Published by label.harp.

                   Leonard Sanderman, organist.

         2019: CD: The Complete Sacred Choral Music of Alice Mary Smith

                   The Eoferwic Consort

                   Leonard Sanderman, conductor, producer, harmoniumist

                   Robert Smith, organist​

         2018: ‘Orgelstadt Jüterbog vol.1.’  Organist. 2018.

                   Commissioned and funded by the State Chancellery, the Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Science, Research, and Culture of the State of

                   Brandenburg. Published by label.harp.

         2013: ​Live Broadcast: ‘Improvisations on Handel’s Harpsichord’ 

                   From the Bate Collection, Oxford, for the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RUV).

                   Leonard Sanderman, harpsichordist.

                   CD - His Glory Forth Tell - Evensong from Keble College, Oxford

                   The Choir of Keble College Chapel

                   Simon Whalley, conductor

                   Leonard Sanderman, organist

                   Richard Dawson, organist

         2012: BBC Radio 3 online - Editor's Choice 

                   Max Reger - Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott

                   Leonard Sanderman, organist

                   (selected from the live broadcast from Keble College, Oxford)

                   BBC Radio 3 Evensong from Keble College, Oxford
                   The Choir of Keble College Chapel

                   Simon Whalley, conductor

                   Leonard Sanderman, organist

                   Richard Dawson, organist

        2008: CD: ‘Koraalbewerkingen Bovenkerk Kampen’. Published by Boekenhuis Rijssen.

                   Dick Sanderman, organist

                   Leonard Sanderman, organist. (tracks 1-3)

Grants, Honours, and Awards

         2019: Research Fellowship at the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress.

                   ‘The writings and compositions of Dr Edward Hodges: an interdisciplinary study of music and theology.’

                   The Arts & Humanities Research Council. Knowledge Exchange Project award: ‘The Complete Sacred Choral Music of Alice Mary Smith’.

         2018: Second and audience prizes in the Willem Vogel Competition for composition of new church music.

         2017: White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities. AHRC Studentship (full PhD scholarship with stipend). 2017-2020.

         2013: First prizes in organ performance and organ improvisation. Croydon Music Festival.

         2012: BBC Radio 3 ‘Editor's Choice’ for a live recording of Reger’s Chorale Fantasia on ‘Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott’.

Professional Affiliations

         Committee Member, 2017 – 2020

         Royal School of Church Music, North & East Yorkshire


         Associate, 2016 – present

         Royal College of Organists 

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