Field, Christopher D. S. 1938-

b. April 1938, Surrey

Lives in St Andrews.

Honorary Fellow in the Reid School of Music, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh (formerly School of Arts, Culture and Entertainment).  He came to Edinburgh in 1987 as a senior lecturer and was Dean of the Faculty of Music, University of Edinburgh in the 1990s and previously Lecturer in Music at the University of St Andrews from 1964 to 1987.  He retired in 1995.

Dr Field progressed to his Scottish academic career by what might be said to have been a classic preparatory path: Winchester College Choir School; National Service in the Intelligence Corps; a state scholarship in Classics; and a move from Classics to Music harlfway through his undergraduate career.  A keen violinist with a special interest in instrumental music of the seventeenth-century he was a regular member of the Scottish Early Music Ensemble.

Instrument(s)/responsibility:
medieval fiddle, rebec, renaissance violin, violin
Nationality:
British, English

Concerts by Performer

Title Date Venue Professor
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1974 Sunday, May 26, 1974 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1977 Saturday, May 28, 1977 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 19, 1978 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1986 Saturday, May 31, 1986 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Edinburgh University Summer Concerts 1988 Sunday, June 5, 1988 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Edinburgh University Summer Concerts 1989 Sunday, June 18, 1989 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments
Edinburgh University Summer Concerts 1989 Saturday, June 24, 1989 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ No Reid Professor in office
Reid Chamber Concert Tuesday, February 21, 1995 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-
Annual Reid Concert 1996 Tuesday, February 13, 1996 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-
Annual Reid Concert 2002 Tuesday, February 12, 2002 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Osborne, Nigel 1948-
Reid Lunch-hour Concert Tuesday, March 18, 2003 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-
150th Anniversary of Music Class Room opening in 1859 Monday, November 23, 2009 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-
Edward Harper Memorial Concert Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ
Reid Chamber Concert Friday, November 11, 2011 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments
Reid Chamber Concert Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ
Memorial Concert for Peter Williams (1937-2016) Friday, April 13, 2018 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments No Reid Professor in office