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Tom Wilkinson (Organ, Choral Conductor)

Born: 1985 - Edinburgh, Scotland,UK

The Scottish organist and choral conductor, Tom Wiljinson, studied at St Mary's Music School and went on to

become Organ Scholar of Truro Cathedral, Cornwall. In 2004 he took up the Organ Scholarship at The Queen's College, Oxford, and graduated with first-class honours in Music in 2007. In the same year, he took the Fellowship Diploma of the Royal College of Organists.

From 2008-2998, Tom Wikinson held the position of Assistant Director of Music at Chelmsford Cathedral. In 2013, he was awarded a Master's degree in Early Keyboard Performance, with distinction, from the University of Edinburgh, for which he was supervised by John Kitchen. He is enrolled in a PhD programme at the University of Glasgowm researching the music of J.S. Bach and his composer sons under the supervision of Professor John Butt.

Tom Wilkinson is University Organist and Director of Chapel Choirs at the University of St Andrews. He conducts St Salvatorís Chapel Choir and oversees the music in St Leonard's Chapel. He teaches on MU1003 Understanding Music, MU1004 Making Music, and is in charge of MU2001 Advanced Performance. He performs throughout the UK and further afield as an organist, harpsichordist, and conductor. Alongside a specialism in Baroque music, he is known as a fine exponent of contemporary repertoire, having premiered music by James MacMillan and performed as concerto soloist with Scotlandís Red Note Ensemble.


Source: the University of St Andrews Website; OrganFest Website; Tom Wilkinson Profile of Faceboo (Photos)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (November 2016)

Tom Wilkinson: Short Biography | St Salvator's Chapel Choir | Recordings of Vocal Works

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Tom Wilkinson - Musician (Official Website)
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Tom Wilkinson (University of St. Andrews)
Tom Wilkinson (OrganFest) [PDF]


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