New Year ? New hobby ?

New Year? New hobby?

Meet new friends, enjoy the health benefits of choral singing and the pleasure of singing as part of a group. Come and join the Glasgow Phoenix Choir !

We’re hosting an open night on Monday 22 January at 7:30pm in St.John’s Renfield Church, 22 Beaconsfield Rd., Glasgow G12 0NB (Kelvindale – opposite the Nuffield Hospital). Come along and find out more about us or contact our Choir Manager at phoenix choir.manager@yahoo.com.


Meet our accompanist …


GPC - Matthew McIlreeMatthew McIlree is a recent graduate from the University of St. Andrews, where he completed both piano and organ scholarships alongside a 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 has been a multiple prize winner at both the Glasgow and Inverclyde music festivals, including twice winning the Glasgow Society of Organists’ Trophy at the Glasgow open organ class; and three times winning the top piano award, as well the 2016 overall prize, in Inverclyde. He is now studying for his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Glasgow, alongside working freelance as a wedding musician and accompanist. Having first played the piano for the Glasgow Phoenix Choir on our Oban tour in 2019, he is now playing for us more regularly, including our Christmas concerts.