Owain has been touring Hong Kong and Beijing with the Wells Cathedral Choir, who performed works by Mozart, Parry and Rachmaninov in venues such as St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong and Dulwich College, Beijing. On Tuesday 30th October, the choir… Continue Reading
Jingle Wells, a new christmas CD featuring favourite carols, sacred and secular, old and new, has recently been released on the Regent label. The CD includes the first recording of ‘Cradle Lullaby‘, Owain’s specially composed carol for the birth of… Continue Reading
‘The Salley Gardens‘, a setting of William Butler Yates’ poem, has been announced as the winner of the Jackdaws Song Writing Competition. Owain’s setting was for SATB (divisi) with piano. Future performances are being planned – watch this space! Visit Jackdaws for more… Continue Reading
This september, Owain begins two new musical posts; as Senior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral, and the conductor of the Mid-Wessex Singers. In the cathedral he will be playing for services several times a week, as well as conducting the… Continue Reading
This summer has been busy musically for Owain. Some of his highlights include singing in St Paul’s Cathedral with the Hogan Ensemble and conducting the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir in Durham Cathedral. He also attended a National Youth Choir course,… Continue Reading
As part of the Diocesan Choral Association Festival Evensong, ‘I will lift up mine eyes’, Owain’s commissioned setting of psalm 121, was performed in Wells Cathedral by choirs from around the diocese.
The Choristers of Wells Cathedral have recorded ‘Cradle Lullaby‘ which will be released on the forthcoming Christmas release from Wells Cathedral Choir. The recording was conducted by Matthew Owens, and Owain accompanied on the organ.
On the 13th May, the Wells Cathedral School Chapel Choir perform ‘Let thine heart keep my commandments‘, before on the 17th May, ‘St Andrew’s Service‘ is performed by Wells Cathedral Choir at the Eucharist Service. On the 27th May, the recent… Continue Reading
Owain has won the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus’ Centenary Composition Competition. The Light of Stars was awarded first prize out of 120 entries, judged by Gareth Malone, David Hill and Gavin Carr. The judges described the work as “absolutely gorgeous in… Continue Reading
Owain has been commissioned to write a “celebratory organ piece for Pentecost based on Herbert Howells’ tune ‘Salisbury’” for Choir and Organ Magazine’s New Music series. The piece will be published in the May/June issue, and premiered by David Halls… Continue Reading
‘Let thine heart’ has been published in the RSCM’s ‘King James Bible Anthems’ collection, which is available from the RSCM shop online. The piece has been performed recently by the Royal College of Music Junior Department Chamber Choir, and also… Continue Reading
The Choir of Westbury on Trym Parish Church have recorded Owain’s ‘Confirmation Prayer‘ on their new disc, ‘All Times and Seasons’ which has been released this month. The choir is conducted by David Ogden, with Richard Johnson playing the Organ.… Continue Reading
Owain has been awarded the Senior Organ Scholarship to Wells Cathedral, beginning in September 2012 for one year. Afterwards, he will take up the Organ Scholarship to Trinity College Cambridge in 2013, studying music.