David Hamilton studied with Stuart Campbell at Glasgow University, Harald Vogel at the North-German Organ Academy and Jos van der Kooy at Zwolle Conservatory in the Netherlands. He was a prizewinner at Royal College of Organists’ exams and at the European Organ Improvisation competition.
He teaches at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and at the Music School of Douglas Academy and is Director of Music at St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Hamilton. He has performed throughout Western Europe and in Lithuania, the Czech Republic, North America and Russia.
In addition he undertook two cycles of Buxtehude’s complete organ works, one in the west of Scotland and one at the Edinburgh Fringe. As Organist of Strathclyde University, he has responsibility for the new Bach-style organ, built by Orgelbau Kögler.