Dunnett was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham and Clare College,
Cambridge where he assisted Tim Brown and studied the organ with John Pryer,
John Bishop and David Sanger.
continued studying with David Sanger as a postgraduate at the Royal Academy of
Music and also spent a year as Organist of Marylebone Parish Church. He worked
in the United States as Director of Chapel Music and Staff Accompanist at the
College of Wooster, Ohio, before becoming Assistant Director of Music at
Uppingham School. He became Sub-Organist at Winchester Cathedral in November
1991 and subsequently performed with Winchester Cathedral Choir in concerts,
broadcasts, recordings and tours to Brazil, USA and Australia. He assisted
David Hill with the Waynflete Singers, taught at Southampton University and is
a previous conductor of the Southampton University Chamber Choir and Winchester
He is a
busy organ recitalist both here and abroad and also regularly accompanies
singers and instrumentalists on the organ, harpsichord and piano. He features
on numerous recordings as conductor, soloist and accompanist and has given
recitals in Europe, USA and Russia.
Organist and Master of the Music at Norwich Cathedral in January 1996. He
is the Choral Conductor of the Norwich Philharmonic Society, a previous part
time lecturer at the UEA and a busy examiner.