Prize winning accompanist

Meet Glasgow Phoenix Choir’s accompanist for our tour of Argyll & Lochaber from 28 – 30 September, Matthew McIlree.

Matthew McIlree - GPC Tour Sept.2019

Matthew is a 2nd. year student at the University of St.Andrews where he has taken up piano and organ scholarships alongside his degree in maths and computer science. He has been a multiple prize winner at both the Glasgow and Inverclyde Music Festivals having twice won the Glasgow Society of Organists Trophy at the Glasgow open organ class. He has won the top piano award on three occasions. He regularly accompanies St. Salvator’s Chapel Choir at the University of St.Andrews, including on their tours to France and the Netherlands.

This is his first time accompanying the Glasgow Phoenix Choir and we are all very much looking forward to him joining us on our tour of Argyll & Lochaber.