by Willan Swainson from St. Machar's Cathedral,
Willan Swainson , who began his professional career in Harrogate, came to Aberdeen as organist of Queen's Cross Church in 1916. Since that time he has conducted the Aberdeen Bach Choir and the Peterhead Choral Society.
He founded the Aberdeen Oratorio
Choir and established the choral and orchestral concerts at which he has conducted the Scottish Orchestra many times. Another of Mr. Swainson's foundations was the Aberdeen Chamber Music Club.
In 1925 he became lecturer in music at the University of Aberdeen; in addition to the usual course of lectures, he gives concerts there and conducts the weekly music hour.
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