Welcome to the website of Ian Hare

Ian is an experienced and versatile musician who is active as an organist, choir director as well as a composer, teacher and examiner. He is an Honorary Fellow of Lancaster University, and now mainly works freelance from his base in Cumbria.

In June 2015 he was included in Cumbria LIfe's list of "Greatest Cumbrians" - the top 200 who have made their mark on the Lakes and Cumbria.

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 Crosthwaite Church, Keswick.

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