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300916 St John the Evangelist, Preston, Brighton BN1 6RB. Director of Music/Organist. St John’s has a long tradition of excellent music. There is an SATB adult choir and a fine 2 manual Willis organ. Music enhances the worship at the Sunday morning Eucharist and occasional other services. Salary in line with RSCM rates plus wedding and funeral fees. Details & applications Revd Canon Alison Bowman c/o or 01273501152. Closing date: 31 July 2016
140916 Big, busy east London parish, salary £7,600pa + fees (c£2K average) + use of facilities for private tuition. New director to maintain our strong music tradition, to play organs in two listed churches, and to develop our robed choir of adults and juniors. 2 year contract initially. Start date by agreement, by 1/10/16 preferred. To apply, please see . Closing date: Monday 4th July; interview: Wednesday 13/7/16. Any queries or to see parish, ring curate Christoph Wutscher 020 3730 2824, email Appointment subject to satisfactory DBS check.
310816 St Mary’s Church, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Organist and Musical Director. St Mary’s wishes to appoint an organist and Choir director to start as soon as possible from July 2016. We are seeking an enthusiastic musician to help lead our parish worship. We have an Allen digital and Bevington (2 manual and pedal) organ. We are looking to explore new ways to expand the existing adult robed choir who currently sing at the Eucharist and monthly Evensong and to identify opportunities to build up a children’s choir. We are also looking to develop our music at our monthly all age worship services. We have a local Church of England primary school and are keen to support them musically. Remuneration is offered in line with RSCM recommendation, plus wedding and funeral fees. For Application or further information please contact the Team Vicar: Rev Julia Boothby, The Vicarage,
North Mymms Park, Hatfield, AL9 7TN.
270816 St Mary’s Old Basing & Lychpit – Choir Director / Director of Music. Our lively village church, with a strong choral tradition seeks a gifted and enthusiastic individual to lead and develop our robed choir. • Services include the 9.30am weekly Sung Eucharist, major festivals through the year, Weddings and Funerals. • Rehearsals are weekly at a time to be agreed. • We seek a candidate willing to build on our strong links with the local C of E Junior School by establishing a Youth Choir. • Ability to play the organ would be desirable. • RSCM rates plus fees. Please contact the Vicar on 01256354707 or
250816 St Catherine’s Parish Church, Burbage cum St. Peter’s Aston Flamville. Musical Director & Organist: We are looking to appoint an experienced Musician as Director and Organist, building upon the long history of Choral tradition of the church so that it becomes a more beautiful and varied expression of worship. The right individual will lead, develop and promote high quality contemporary and traditional music. Key parts of your role will be: • Develop with the Rector a recruitment & sponsorship process for the future, along with a strategy for recruiting & training Organ scholars. • Develop links with local schools and the wider community. We currently have sung worship at 10:30am and 6:00pm, pay in line with RSCM rates plus wedding and funeral fees. Enhanced DBS is required. Please contact the Rector; Fr. Andrew Hall, The Rectory, New Road, Burbage, Leicestershire LE10 2AW. Telephone 01455230512 closing date: When Filled.
160816 St Wilfrid’s Church Monk Fryston requires a new organist (present organist retiring). We are a small friendly rural church with no choir commitments. The post is for an 11am service each Sunday (excluding the first Sunday of each month) Two Sundays per month are Holy Communion and one Sunday is Morning Prayer – there is no sung setting for any of the services. In addition to this there are two extra services at Christmas (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day). The honorarium is £100 per month and there is the usual opportunity to earn fees for weddings and funerals (average is 10 & 6 respectively). If interested in this post please contact the Rector on 01977 680788 or at
300916 St Helen’s, Benson, Oxfordshire seeks a new organist for sung Eucharist three Sundays a month plus weddings, funerals and occasional special services. We have a fine, well-maintained 2-manual pipe organ and RSCM affiliated choir. There is the opportunity to give concerts and be involved with the choir, church school and instrumental group. We are a friendly village church. For more information please contact Director of Music
280916 St Michael & All Angels, Jarvis Brook, Crowborough. Organist & Choir Leader. With the retirement of our long-serving organist & choir leader, we are seeking someone to continue our well-loved musical tradition. With a Sunday 10am Sung Eucharist (Family Communion service on the 1st Sunday of the month) the key role is to play at these services, major festivals and some occasional services and to prepare our robed SATB choir with weekly choir practice. The well-maintained organ is by T. Hopkins & Son of York with two manuals (tracker action) & pedals with a number of beautiful solo stops. Remuneration within RSCM guidelines, with opportunities for weddings & funerals with fees. For more information in the first instance please contact Mr John Charman on 01892 655554 /
270916 Organist and Director of Music sought by St Alkelda’s, Giggleswick, Yorkshire Dales to lead and develop church music in the parish, and possibly beyond, from September 2016. Two-manual organ Abbott and Smith, 1893, renovated by Principal Pipe Organs, 2005. Remuneration at RSCM rates plus occasional office fees. For detailed information pack and/or to discuss this post, email
210916 Pangbourne College. HMC Co-ed 11-18, Boarding & Day. Organist in Residence. Term Time Only from September 2016. For one academic year. Pangbourne College is home to the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel, where we hold regular services, assemblies and the Annual Falkland Islands Memorial Service. The Organist will lead the organ playing on these occasions. You will provide musical accompaniment and support for individual or small group lessons and musical accompaniment to concerts, choirs and examinations. Other responsibilities include supervision for evening practice sessions, teaching music theory and aural classes. Single accommodation will be provided. For further information/application pack, email: You will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and employment reference checks. Pangbourne College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. You must be eligible to work in the UK.
010916 Christ Church URC Chelmsford. We are seeking an organist inspired to enrich worship through music, and encourage the broader musical life of our church community. Sunday morning worship at 10.30am takes various forms but thrives on congregational singing led by our adult choir. Occasional evening services include communion and the Christmas carol service. Our church is changing and this is an opportunity for someone who is willing to support and encourage different forms of music for worship. The organ is a 3 manual instrument widely regarded as one of the finest in Essex. Post available September 2016. Remuneration negotiable to reflect commitments. For more information contact Jane Humphreys 01245 259590.
040816 Enthusiastic Organist sought for St. Margaret’s Betley on the Staffordshire/Cheshire border, to support this vibrant village church in its ministry and to lead music in worship, in collaboration with an existing choirmaster. We are a worshipping community for all ages and traditions, and enjoy celebrating the seasons and festivals in our rural setting. We make full use of our SATB choir of 18 adults and 9 children, our 2 manual traditional tracker action pipe organ and Roland 530 electric piano. Sung Holy Communion and Family Worship alternate weekly at 09.30 with traditional evensong twice per month at 18.30. There are additional special services at Festivals as well as Funerals and Weddings. Choir practices weekly on Friday evenings. Remuneration negotiable based on RSCM rates and experience. Successful applicant subject to enhanced DBS check. If this exciting opportunity interests you please contact:- Revd Peter Chantry; Vicar of Betley and of Madeley 01782 750205 or The Vicarage, Madeley, Crewe CW3 9PQ
For Sale


190816 Copeman-Hart Digital Church Organ 1998, two-manuals-and-pedals. 28 speaking stops. Oak console & external speakers. In excellent condition. Buyer to remove. Sold as seen. Est. Value: £18,000. Contact: Neil Stewart (Rev), Mob: 078 4135 3790. (Trinity Presbyterian Church, Greyabbey, NI)

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000000 Competent singers & organists required – Poscimur – small, friendly, robed, adult, SATB Choir, RSCM affiliated – sings in Cathedrals – UK Wide Membership… Contact Catherine Thomas on 020 8857 9375,
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