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Malcolm Matthews (United States)

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.


Round I, Part I

Muffat — Toccata III from Apparatus musico-organisticus (1690)

J. S. Bach — “An Wasserflüssen Babylon,” BWV 653

J. S. Bach — Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532

Round I, Part II

Weckmann — Toccata in D major

Froberger — Partita auff die Mayerin in G major, FbWV 606

Frescobaldi — Toccata ottava from Il primo libro, F. 2.08

Round II

Graun — Organ Concerto in G minor – 1. Animoso

Bruhns — “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland”

J. S. Bach — “Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter,” BWV 650

C. P. E. Bach — Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, Wq. 119/7


J. S. Bach — Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major, BWV 552

Hindemith — Organ Sonata No. 2

Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847) — Organ Sonata No. 1 in F minor, op. 65

Robert Schumann (1810–1856) — Canons in B major and B minor

Max Reger (1873–1916) — Introduction and Passacaglia for Organ in D minor (1899)