A qualified Secondary School Teacher (Religious Studies and Music), Malcolm has also lectured for the Open University and Open College Network.
has taught both in public and private Schools and has three Oxbridge Scholars to his
In 1976 he
founded the National Organ Playing Competition
in the U.K. of which Sir David Willcocks was Patron and has served as Assistant General Secretary of the Incorporated Association of Organists and a Council Member of The Friends of Cathedral Music.
has gained considerable church ministry experience, having contributed to the ministry's of Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals, together with extensive parish experience in the Southampton area and as Diocesan Reader & Succentor at Limerick Cathedral
Currently he is a reader and Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph's Church in Castleconnell and is an Oblate of the Benedictine Order at Glenstal Abbey.
Research interests include the Theology of Music and Teaching Music as a living language, together with his
ongoing journey as a Benedictine and what its spirituality tells us about our daily lives.
He describes his passions as 'teaching and ministry as you have to love and live these vocations to do them' and at the Harp Centre he teaches Organ, Piano, Harp, Music theory, Junior & Leaving Certificate Music,together with specialist music teacher in six rural schools.
has twice been awarded the Limerick County Council Artist in Residence and has also won a Teachers Reading Fellowship to the University of Oxford