Owain Park, born in 1993, is a young musician based in the South West of England.

He is currently the Senior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral, a position he holds until 2013, when he will take up his place at Trinity College, Cambridge to study music as one of the college’s Organ Scholars. Owain is an associate of the Royal College of Organists (ARCO), and plans to take his fellowship diploma this year.

As Senior Organ Scholar at Wells, his responsibilities include rehearsing the choristers, playing for services and also conducting the cathedral choirs. In addition, he is responsible for the cathedral’s vast music library, and also accompanies the Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society. He combines his duties at Wells Cathedral with teaching piano, theory and singing, and is the conductor of the Mid-Wessex Singers and assistant conductor of the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir.

Since becoming a chorister at the age of eight, Owain has maintained his love of singing and is now a member of several choirs, including the Wellensian Consort (Choir of the Year 2010). He also regularly deputises for the Vicars Choral and has appeared on a number of CDs, including debut albums by the Hogan Ensemble and the Wellensian Consort.

Owain is also active as a composer, and has won several national and international composition competitions. Most recently, he won the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus’ Centenary Composition Competition, with a setting of ‘The Light of Stars’ for large unaccompanied chorus. He has had works published by the RSCM, and also several compositions recorded, including ‘Cradle Lullaby’, which was recorded by the Choristers of Wells Cathedral for their Christmas 2012 disc, ‘Jingle Wells’.

11th November 2017

Bach - Magnificat in D

Vivaldi - Gloria

 

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