Siegfried Franke studied in Melbourne with Dr June Nixon and in London with Richard Popplewell. An Associate of the Royal College of Organists and a Fellow of the Trinity College of Music, London, he is a sought-after accompanist, having worked with most of Melbourne’s finest choirs and soloists, whilst maintaining a high profile as an organ recitalist throughout Melbourne and beyond.
Siegfried was appointed Parish Organist in 2001. In addition to his work at Christ Church, he is Sub-Organist and a member of the Cathedral Choir at St Paul’s Cathedral (Melbourne), teaches music at Trinity Grammar School and is the school organist and accompanist. He is a member of the Victorian Board of the Royal School of Church Music, and is regularly appointed Festival Organist for their National Summer Schools.