George Fergus serves as the Assistant Organist at Washington National Cathedral. He maintains an active schedule of rehearsals and services in the cathedral’s music program, as well as appearing on the cathedral’s online stream of worship services and recitals, including the Christmas Day, Easter Day and Independence Day concerts. He accompanied the Cathedral Choristers on their concert tour of Worcester, Ely and Cambridge (UK) in 2017, and the Girls Cathedral Choir on their concert tour to Dallas, Texas in June of 2018. He has appeared on concerts with Washington Choral Arts Society and the Cathedral Choral Society, and most recently was invited to give a recital as part of the Virginia International Organ Festival.
George earned the Master of Music degree in organ performance and Certificate in Church Music Studies from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, and a Bachelor of Music degree from St. Olaf College. Upon graduation from Yale in 2016, George was awarded the Gerre Hancock Fellowship in Church Music by the Association of Anglican Musicians, which he served at Washington National Cathedral before being appointed to the full-time music staff there. Prior to his appointment in Washington, he served as Organ Scholar at Grace Church in New York, and Choirmaster and Organist of Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.