Michael Heighway

Michael HeighwayMichael Heighway began his musical education as a chorister at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle under Jonathan Rees-Williams. Awarded a Music Scholarship to Eton, he studied piano with Jeremy Filsell and organ with David Goode. Michael gained his ARCO diploma at school, and has given recitals as organist and pianist in Leicester Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Portsmouth Cathedral, Tewkesbury Abbey and abroad. He spent half his Gap Year as Organ Scholar of St Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York under John Scott, and spent the remainder as Organ Scholar of St Paul's, Melbourne under June Nixon. While in Australia, Michael performed many recitals throughout the Melbourne area, and also made appearances on radio. Michael is currently Junior Organ Scholar at Christ Church Oxford and studies the organ with Thomas Trotter.