Thomas Keogh

 




ST SWITHUN’S, RETFORD


Thursday 21st June

1.00pm


Organ Recital

Thomas Keogh is currently a third year BMus student at Birmingham Conservatoire studying the organ under Marcus Huxley, and harpsichord with Douglas Hollick. Prior to this, he studied with Michael Overbury at Worksop Priory.

Recently, Thomas took part in the Birmingham Organists’ Association Leonard Gibbons Organ Competition, in which he won first prize. He is also on the council of the Association.

Previous performances have included playing in many cathedrals and churches around the UK, including York Minster, St David's Cathedral, and Chester Cathedral. Thomas frequently performs on the continent, and recent venues have included Sankt Petri, Hamburg, the Lübeck Marienkirche, the Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen and the Madeleine Church, Paris. Recent recitals at home have included London’s Alexandra Palace, Leeds Parish Church, St Chad’s Cathedral in Birmingham and Newark Parish Church. Future performances include recitals in Chesterfield Parish Church and St. Michaels, Retford. An addition to a busy recital schedule, he is in demand as an accompanist and has recently spent a week at Lincoln Cathedral accompanying the Hamburger-Bachchor St. Petri, Hamburg, which included a performance of Daniel Roth’s Missa Brevis.

In May 2012, he took up the position of Director of Music at St Augustine’s Church, Edbgaston.

He is also the Director of Melisma - a group of professional and semi-professional singers which undertakes concerts as well as visits to Cathedrals.