William Weir is an organist currently based in Birmingham. Born in Louth, Lincolnshire, he received his earliest musical education as a chorister at St James’s, Louth where he took lessons with Frederic Goodwin after being awarded a scholarship for organ tuition. He now studies with Henry Fairs and Daniel Moult on a scholarship at the Birmingham Conservatoire. In 2013/14 William held the prestigious Town Hall Symphony Hall organ scholarship, affording him access to both of the halls’ world class instruments.
As a recitalist, William has performed throughout the UK and in Europe; notable performances include Queens’ College and Trinity College, Cambridge and the Orgelpark, Amsterdam. His repertoire encompasses works from the 16th to the 21st Century with a special interest in the music of JS Bach.