Richard Marlow was Organ scholar and later Research Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. He studied with Thurston Dart and taught at Southampton University before returning to Cambridge in 1968 as Fellow and Director of Music at Trinity College and lecturer in the University Music Faculty. He founded the Cambridge University Chamber Choir in 1969 and the mixed Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge in 1982. In addition to his choral work and teaching, Dr Marlow has been active as an editor, reviewer and contributor to many scholarly journals. He has conducted, lectured and given harpsichord and organ recitals throughout the world and has been Visiting Professor at Universities in Tokyo, Texas, New England, and New Zealand.