Organist for Spring Concert 2018

Christopher Nickol

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Christopher was born in Cambridge, and was a music scholar at Ampleforth College, an organ scholar at Royal Holloway College (University of London), and a postgraduate scholar at the Royal College of Music. He is Director of Music at New Kilpatrick Church, Bearsden, and Accompanist to the Bearsden Choir. He is also a staff member of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and a regular deputy organist at Glasgow Cathedral and Glasgow University.

Christopher has performed as an accompanist and soloist with many of Scotland’s choral societies, chamber choirs, youth choirs and cathedral choirs. He has broadcast on BBC Radio and TV, and has released 6 CDs featuring organs in Scotland and Ireland. He has given solo recitals throughout the U.K., and also in Europe and the U.S.A. He is a regular contributor to Kelvingrove Art Gallery’s programme of daily organ concerts, giving around 50 recitals each year.

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