Matthew McIlree

Organ Recital

Online YouTube Premiere
21st August 2021 - 7:30pm

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Bach - Trio Sonata No. 6 in G major BWV 530, Mvt. 1
Purcell - Voluntary for Double Organ
Messiaen - Joie et Clarté from Les Corps Glorieux
Franck - Pastorale
Vaughan Williams - Rhosymedre
Robinson - Artistic Rag
Langlais - Arabesque
Guilmant - Finale from Symphony Number 1

Matthew McIlree is a third year Campbell Watterson Organ Scholar at the University of St. Andrews, where he has taken up both piano and organ scholarships alongside his degree in mathematics and computer science.

He began learning piano and violin in 2005 and achieved a place at the Music School of Douglas Academy in 2012. There, he took up organ and studied with David Hamilton from 2013, having been introduced to the instrument at his local church.

He regularly accompanies services sung by St Salvator’s Chapel Choir under the direction of Claire Innes-Hopkins, as well as playing locally at St Colm's RC Parish Kilmacolm.