Matthew OWENS

Biography

Gender Male
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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
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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-; musical dir RNCM Chamber Choir 1993-94, 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-, fndr and artistic dir Cathedral Cmmns 2005-; guest conductor: Orch of St Mary's Music Sch Edinburgh 1999-2004, BT Scottish Ensemble 1999-2001, Hungarian Nat Philharmonic Orch 2002, Sarum Orch 2005-, Devon Baroque 2005-, Wells Cathedral Sch Chamber Orch 2005-; composer 2000-; dir and tutor of organ workshops Edinburgh Organ Acad, Edinburgh Soc of Organists, Incorporated Assoc of Organists and Soc for the Promotion of New Music 1997-, dir Edinburgh Cathedral Course Royal Sch of Church Music (RSCM) 2004, examiner Royal Coll of Organists 2004-, dir Canterbury Cathedral Course RSCM 2006; pres Edinburgh Soc of Organists 2004; 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-; 13 prizes Royal Coll of Organists, Silver medal Worshipful Co of Musicians 1994; FRCO 1994 (ARCO 1994)
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