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Bruce Grindlay

Bruce Grindlay is a British organist, conductor, teacher and the current Headmaster at Sutton Valence School.

Mr Grindlay finished his schooling in Canada and studied at the Royal Canadian College of Organists as well as the Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of British Columbia. In 1988, Mr Grindlay took up an organ scholarship at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and studied with Peter Hurford. After graduating, Mr Grindlay gained a Bachelor of Music at Cambridge University, specialising in organ performance and Henry Purcell. Mr Grindlay was Head of Chapel Music and a housemaster at Bedford School from 1994 until 2001 where he took up the post of Director of Music at Christ's Hospital.

As of July 2009, took on the role as Headmaster of Sutton Valence School where he has seen the School go from strength to strength.  Following regular A Level success, the School is celebrating being in the top 2% for adding academic value, this outstanding achievement is the true measure of the success of the School; not every pupil can achieve A* grades, but all can improve their chances and add value to their academic profile.

As well as being Director of Music, Bruce is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, Chairman of the Music Masters' and Mistresses’ Association academic sub-committee, a member of the government’s National Music Education Forum and on the music advisory board of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

Mr Grindlay is married to his wife, Elizabeth, who is the Head of English and Head of Academic Scholars at Sutton Valence. They have two children.

Bruce Grindlay

布鲁斯·格兰德利是一名英国风琴演奏者、指挥家、教师,现任萨顿瓦伦斯学校校长。格兰德利先生在加拿大完成学业,而后在加拿大皇家风琴学院、皇家音乐学院和英属哥伦比亚大学继续深造。1988年,Grindlay获得剑桥伊曼纽尔学院风琴奖学金,师从彼得·赫尔福德。毕业后,格兰德利先生在剑桥大学获得音乐学学士学位,专业为风琴表演和亨利·珀塞尔研究。从1994年到2001年,格兰德利先生担任教堂音乐负责人及贝德福德学校校监。2001年,他在基督教会学校担任音乐总监一职。

2009年7月布鲁斯·格兰德利出任萨顿瓦伦斯学校校长,他见证着学校一步步攀越高峰。学生在A-Level考试中总能取得的稳定佳绩,体现出学校赋予学生出众的学术能力,也因此使该校成为英国排名前2%的学校。这一卓越的成绩印证了学校的成功。也许并不是每一名学生都可以取得A等级的成绩,但是每一个人在这里获得更多的机会并提升自己的学术水平。

作为音乐总监,布鲁斯是皇家风琴学院校友、音乐大师协会学术分委会主席、政府国家音乐教育论坛成员以及资质及课程主管部门音乐咨询委员会成员。

格兰德利的妻子伊丽莎白是萨顿瓦伦斯学校的英语教学和学术负责人。他们生育了两个孩子。