Organist - Mel Waters

Organist - Mel Waters-1

Classics & Strings available for hire, based in Victoria

He was a lecturer at the Elder Conservatorium in the University of Adelaide from 1983 to 1987 lecturing in counterpoint and organ, and giving master classes. At the Flinders Street TAFE School of Music, he lectured in harmony, counterpoint, aural development, history of music, choral and orchestral conducting, organ and harpsichord, between 1984 and 1992. He held the position of Director of Music and Principal Organist at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral from 1984 to 1994. In 1991 he took the St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Choir to Europe as Artistic Director, Principal Conductor and Organist, performing in London, Rome, Florence, St. Gallen, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich.

Professor Waters has appeared regularly at the Adelaide Festival of Arts and the Barossa Music Festival. Since moving to Melbourne, he has performed several concerts as an associate artist at the Melba Conservatorium and Australian Catholic University, and been acting organist at St Francis’ Church, Lonsdale Street and Christ Church, South Yarra.