Dunblane's Matthew McKinney wins prestigious Singing Award

Tenor Matthew McKinney has won the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Award 2024 at the Wigmore Hall on Friday 26th April. He was a pupil of DPS and DHS and popular star of many their musicals. Over several years he was a loyal treble in Dunblane Cathedral Choir, continuing in the adult choir too. Matthew went on to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and as a student gave wonderful recitals for Dunblane Cathedral Arts Guild, including performing as soloist in the moving Armistice Day Centenary Concert in 2018. Since leaving the Conservatoire, Matthew has been leading a busy musical life in London, much involved in opera. For singers, the Kathleen Ferrier Award is a top achievement. Congratulations Matthew!

Read 1051 times