B i o g r a p h y
Michael Wynne has gained a wide reputation for his engaging and inspiring performances and has travelled widely giving concerts in the UK and abroad. Recent and future engagements include St. Paul’s Cathedral, London; The Temple Church, London; Westminster Cathedral; Lincoln Cathedral; Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral; St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh; Sheffield Cathedral; St. Ouen, Rouen; Notre Dame de Paris; The American Cathedral, Paris; Saint Maria delle Grazie Church, Anghiari; and Peterskirche, Wien.
Michael studied Organ with Ian Tracey, Susan Landale, David Titterington and Patrick Russill; Improvisation with David Briggs and Olivier Latry; and conducting with Fraser Goulding and Vernon Handley. He has taken part in masterclasses with Jacques van Oortmerssen, Gillian Wier, Naji Hakim, Daniel Roth.
As a Conductor and Vocal Coach, Michael has recently worked on Dido and Æneas, Purcell, Tosca, La bohème, La fanciulla del West, Puccini, L’Elisir d’Amore, Donizetti, Il Trovatore, Verdi, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini, and Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart. He is in demand as a Choral Director and Animateur and frequently directs Oratorio and other Choral works. He is a keen exponent of Baroque and early music, is a frequent continuo player and also regularly performs new compositions.
From 2003 to 2018, Michael was Director of Music at St Mary's Shrine in Warrington. He is currently organist to the University of Lancaster, and records frequently with BBC radio, television and GMR, as well as pursuing a busy solo career and private teaching practice.