Cathedral Organist


Dr Malcolm Sim is organist of Glasgow Cathedral. He studied piano from the age of four with Pearl Gelfer and subsequently organ with John Turner and Kevin Bowyer. He took up his first church organist post at the age of fourteen.

He has been a regular contributor to the recital series on the fine Lewis instrument in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. One of his performances was featured on BBC Breakfast Television.

Engagements as a pianist include at the State Opening of the Scottish Parliament in 2011, and at Glasgow’s St Andrew’s Cathedral in 2012, in the presence of Archbishop Conti and Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland.

Recitals this year have included St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh and the inauguration of the re-built Harrison organ in the historic Cromwellian church of Holy Trinity and St Mary in Berwick-upon-Tweed.
He is playing in Salt Lake City, Utah next year and other 2014 recitals include St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh and a return visit to St Sulpice in Paris.
In 2012 he had the honour of contributing to the Queen’s Scottish Diamond Jubilee Service in Glasgow Cathedral.