Born: 28 May 1950
Malcolm Pearce was born in Bournemouth, UK and received his early musical training as a Quirister at Winchester College. He studied at King’s College, London and the Royal College of Music, winning the Walford Davies prize for organ performance in his final year. He was Director of Music at Magdalen College School, Oxford from 1981 to 2007 where he nurtured the talents of many who have subsequently made significant contributions in a wide range of musical activities. He is conductor of the Oxford University Press Choir and is involved in diverse projects, ranging from early music to contemporary repertoire. In addition to accompanying and continuo work, he has given solo and concerto performances on the organ at home and abroad and has released CD recordings on his Larigot label. His compositions have been recorded and broadcast on Radio 3 and are published by Hop Vine Music, Camden Music, Oxford University Press and Middleton Press.
See also: Malcolm Pearce's editor page.
List of choral works
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- Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (trad. arr for SATB & organ) OUP;
- Songsters (unacc. SSAA ) Hop Vine Music;
- Always it's Spring (SATB & brass quintet) Camden Music;
- Madrigals on the River (unacc SATB) Camden Music;
- Wassail! (soloist, children's choir, SATB & brass quintet) Hop Vine Music;
- Jubilate (SATB & organ) Hop Vine Music;
- Drop down ye heavens from above (SATB & organ) Hop Vine Music;
- Nova! Nova! (unacc. SATB choir) Hop Vine Music;
- Tepsichoreana (SATB, brass quintet & percussion) Hop Vine Music;