Clive Osgood was born and raised in Portsmouth. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Music at the University of Wales and was then awarded an organ scholarship at Salisbury Cathedral. He completed a second Master’s degree in composition at the University of Surrey, Guildford, and is an associate of the Royal College of Organists.
Clive is currently the Director of Music and Organist at the Parish Church of St. Bartholomew’s in Haslemere and teaches music at Reed’s School, Cobham. He is heavily involved with amateur music-making within his local community, directing and accompanying various choirs as well as playing in chamber groups.
Although sacred choral music provides the largest part of his output, Clive has also written music in a variety of other forms including chamber and orchestral music, as well as musicals and opera.