Matthew OWENS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1971-01-17
Education Chetham's Sch of Music Manchester, The Queen's Coll Oxford (John Betts organ scholar, MA, dir chapel choir), RNCM (MusM, PPRNCM), Sweelinck Conservatorium Amsterdam, Inst of Educn Univ of London
Publications N/A
Recreations walking, reading
Clubs N/A
Style Matthew Owens, Esq
Career organist, conductor and composer; tutor in organ studies and choral directing studies RNCM and tutor in organ and academic studies Chetham's Sch of Music Manchester 1994-2001, sub-organist Manchester Cathedral 1996-99, organist and master of the music St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral Edinburgh and tutor in organ studies St Mary's Music Sch Edinburgh 1999-2004, organist and master of the choristers Wells Cathedral 2005-, tutor in organ studies Wells Cathedral Sch 2006-13; musical dir, organist and singer Daily Service (BBC Radio 4) 1993-99, asst and assoc conductor Nat Youth Choir of GB 1993-2000, artistic dir and conductor Exon Singers 1997-2011, fndr and artistic dir Cathedral Cmmns 2005-; composer 2000-; dir and tutor of organ and choral workshops Edinburgh Organ Acad, Edinburgh Soc of Organists, Incorporated Assoc of Organists and Soc for the Promotion of New Music RSCM 1997-; pres Edinburgh Soc of Organists 2004, pres Cathedral Organists' Assoc 2010-13; numerous recordings as conductor and solo organist; broadcasts and recitals in UK and overseas; author of articles in Choir & Organ and Organists' Review 1996-2005, assoc ed Friends of Cathedral Music Magazine 2005-, compositions published by OUP and Novello; 13 prizes Royal Coll of Organists, Silver medal Worshipful Co of Musicians 1994; hon fell Guild of Church Musicians 2012; FRCO 1994 (ARCO 1994)
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Debrett's notebooks

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