- Instrument: Organ
Steven McIntyre studied at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde gaining a Bachelor of Music, with first class honours, and a postgraduate diploma in secondary education. At this time he studied with Kevin Bowyer, John Butt and undertook private study with George McPhee.
Throughout his studies Steven has been awarded numerous prizes including the Muriel Thorne Hague prize and a Sir Thomas Beecham Trust Scholarship from Glasgow University; the Flentrop Scholarship from the Eric Thomson Trust (allowing for a short, but intensive period of study with Pieter van Dijk and Jos van der Kooy on historically important instruments in Holland); and one of the inaugural Sir Boyd Tunnock scholarships from Scotland’s Churches Trust for travel to Paris facilitating a period of study with eminent French organists on historically significant instruments by Cavaillé-Coll.
After gaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO), he was awarded the Limpus, Shinn and Durrant Prizes alongside the Worshipful Company of Musicians ’ Silver Medal. In addition to FRCO, Steven also holds Fellowship of Trinity College London (FTCL).
Steven has held posts at Paisley Abbey and the Cathedrals of Dunblane and Peterborough. Since September 2014 he has been Assistant Organist at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow, a position he combines with a career in education. He frequently broadcasts on radio, accompanies many of Scotland’s leading choral groups and has performed solo recitals across the UK and in New York City, USA.
Musicians’ Company Award: Silver Medal – Royal College of Organists 2019
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