Visiting us 22nd July 2019 is Lewis Scott
Photo credit- American Theatre Organ Society, London
Lewis Scott is a young organist from Cottingham, East Yorkshire. He plays Electronic, Theatre and Classical organ at 2 local churches. His concert repertoire includes music from;- theatre organ, orchestral, film music, show tunes, big-band jazz and popular tunes from across the years. The music is his own style and interpretation in which he takes great pride.
Aged 8 Lewis learned on a Technics E55, he progressed though instruments such as the Technics G7, and Roland Atelier AT900c.
Lewis joined the American Theatre Organ Societies, London Chapter, and at the ‘Young Theatre Organist of the Year’ Competition in 2014, and in 2015 was awarded the Dean Herrick Memorial Trophy for promoting the theatre organ. In September of 2016 Lewis won the competition held at the Astoria Centre, Barnsley. He was again awarded the Dean Herrick Award in 2017 for further promoting the organ to new audiences. Since his time playing the theatre organ, he has played in young organist concerts across the country, and in 2017 performed his first solo concert at Ryehope, Sunderland. Lewis is an avid photographer and plays cricket when he can. he is a collector of organs, and has several Technics Models including a GA3, C800 and FN3, and a vintage Hammond A100.
Lewis is presently restoring a Compton Theatre organ from the Tonic, Bangor. originally built in 1936.