First Prize, Westfield International Organ Competition 2013
Malcolm Matthews (b. 1989) graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music and a Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with David Higgs. Currently, he is pursuing a Master of Music in Organ and Harpsichord Performance at Eastman. His previous teachers include William Porter and John Brock. Matthews has performed in masterclasses and participated in summer programs lead by such organists as Jacques van Oortmerssen, Harald Vogel, Hans Davidsson and Edoardo Bellotti. Matthews’ accomplishments include: Second Place, 2012 National Young Artist’s Competition in Organ Performance; First place, 2005 South-Eastern Region IV Young Organists Competition; and Semi-finalist, 2009 Concours international d’orgue de Lyon. He has performed organ recitals in Bremen, Germany; Greenville, South Carolina; Sarasota, Florida; Chattanooga, Knoxville, Kingsport, and Nashville, Tennessee; Guelph, Ontario and Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit his website www.organistmalcolmmatthews.com or follow Matthews on Facebook
News:Interview with Matthews in the Westfield Newsletter, Vol. XXV, No. 1, Winter 2014 (PDF)
November 7, 2014: Recital at St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA. Program to include works by J.S. Bach, Bruhns, C.M. Widor, M. Duruflé, and H. Howells.