Alan retired from his "day job" as Assistant Headteacher at King Edward VI Five Ways School Birmingham in 2009 (where he was responsible in 1998 for a project to rebuild and enlarge the school organ). He maintains a busy schedule as conductor, soloist and accompanist - and not only at Broadway. In addition to playing for weddings & funerals and appearing in concerts at other churches in the Midlands, he has performed at Lichfield Cathedral, Walsall Town Hall and Birmingham's Symphony Hall.
He is Treasurer of Birmingham Organists' Association and served as a member of the Advisory Council of the Incorporated Association of Organists from 2009. In 2013, he was appointed a director & trustee of the IAO and from 2017 is serving as its General Secretary.