Matthew Coons – Organist

The Ontario Welsh Festival is pleased to welcome Matthew Coons as Gymanfa Ganu accompanist on Sunday, April 21, 2024.

Matthew Coons is an award-winning pianist and organist. He placed first in the RCCO’s Young Organists Competition (Toronto Centre) in 2008 and in 2009 placed second in the Canadian National Organ Playing Competition.

Matthew is a former Assistant Organist at Metropolitan United Church. He has held positions at a number of churches in Toronto including Grace Church On-The-Hill, Runnymede United Church and Dewi Sant Welsh United Church.

He is also the Principal Accompanist for the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. Matthew studied organ at the University of Toronto.