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271216 Pangbourne College. HMC Co-ed 11-18, Boarding & Day. Organist in Residence. Term Time Only – Immediate Start. 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: recruitment@pangbourne.com 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.
261216 The Parish of John Keble Church, Mill Hill, London wishes to appoint a Director of Music. Music is an integral part of the life of John Keble Church, an iconic 1930s modernist church with a fine Harrison organ. We are looking for someone who will continue our tradition of musical excellence, work well with our choir and help us develop the ministry opportunities provided by the music at John Keble Church. Further details and a job description are available from: Rev Simon Rowbory 07799300771 simon.rowbory@johnkeble.org.uk The closing date for applications is 5th November 2016.
221216 Organist sought for St. Mary the Virgin, Lynton, Devon. Three-manual organ restored 2015. Three Sundays/month Holy Communion. One Sunday/month Morning Worship. Honorarium offered plus wedding and funeral fees. Contact Churchwarden Vivien Thomas. vivien@keith-vivien.org.uk
311116 St Mary’s Welwyn in Hertfordshire. Director of Music. Applications are invited for this post in a parish church with a thriving musical and choral tradition. The successful applicant will play the organ at services (Sunday 9.30 Parish Eucharist, twice monthly 6.30 Evensong, full seasonal liturgical services, occasional offices) and direct the senior choir. He or she will oversee the youth worship band, junior choir, and concert programme. The choir is a very able one which regularly sings weekend services at major Cathedrals (2016 St Albans & Westminster Abbey). The organ is an outstanding and well maintained Nicholson two manual organ ideally suited to the building. There is also a grand piano and a well maintained comprehensive music library. The rector is a former Precentor of St Albans Cathedral. There is a very able sub-organist. Remuneration at RSCM rates plus occasional offices fees. An enhanced DBS check is required. Further details of the church and music at www.welwyn.org.uk Although in the first instance we will look to appoint a single person to the post, it is possible that, given appropriate candidates, the post might be split between choir director and organist. Further details from and applications to The Rev’d Dr David Munchin, davidmunchin@outlook.com
241116 All Saints’ Parish Church, Banstead, Surrey, Diocese of Guildford. Our 12th-century church needs a Director of Music / Organist to train our enthusiastic all-age robed choir and lead the music for Sung Communion (Common Worship) every Sunday, Choral Evensong (BCP) once a month and Festivals. Friday evening practices. 3-manual Norwich electronic organ. Salary: £7250 a year plus wedding and funeral fees. For further details please contact All Saints’ Parish Office Email: churchallsaints@tiscali.co.uk Tel: 01737 379289
231116 The beautiful, musical, creative parish of Upper Coquetdale, Northumberland, seeks an organ scholar to promote and stimulate church music and to enjoy playing our newly restored (by Goetze and Gwynn 2016) 1866 fine, two-manual Hill organ. For further information, please contact The Reverend Michael Boag: rector@coquetdaleanglican.org
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 karensmith99@btinternet.com or 01273501152.
211216 Organist/Musical Director for Hinde Street Methodist Church in central London. To play for worship and to develop the musical life of the church. Varied hymnody and liturgical styles. Occasional choir and musicians. Monthly fee £550.00. Enhanced DBS check. Details from the Church Office, 19 Thayer Street, London W1U 2QJ or email: anya.sullivan@wlm.org.uk www.hindestreet.org.uk/vacancy-organistmusical-director Application and CV by midday on 13 October 2016.
091216 St James the Great, Manston, Leeds seeks to appoint an able and versatile organist and church musician to make a significant contribution to the leading of parish worship in this beautiful church. Sung Eucharist (three Sunday mornings a month), monthly Evensong, and some non-Eucharistic and Holy Day services throughout the year. 28 rank Abbot and Smith instrument, rebuilt by John T Jackson, 1992. RSCM based remuneration, plus occasional office fees. Full details: www.stjamesmanston.church or email: carolyn.james117@btinternet.com
221116 St. Andrew’s Church, Aylestone, Leicester is seeking to appoint a Director of Music (organist/choir director) to continue our well-loved musical tradition. With a Sunday 10.15am Sung Eucharist (Family service on the 1st Sunday of the month), monthly Choral Evensong, major festivals and occasional services, the key role is to lead the music, and to prepare our robed SATB choir with weekly choir practice. We also have a good number of choristers who follow the Voice for Life scheme. The 2 manual organ is by Taylor. Remuneration within RSCM guidelines, with opportunities for weddings & funerals with fees. For more information please contact Rev’d Rowena Bass on 0116 2910021 or rowenabass11@gmail.com
091116 St. John the Baptist, Greenhill, Harrow (www.stjohnsharrow.org) seeks a versatile musical director and organist to take overall responsibility for music in the church. This includes playing the organ on Sundays (Sung Eucharist and Evening Prayer) and special occasions, leading and developing our robed choir, and supporting our gospel choir and other musicians. We are a town centre church with a rich musical tradition, a variety of musical styles in our worship, and exciting opportunities for further development and outreach. Remuneration negotiable based on hours agreed and RSCM guidelines. For more details, email the vicar, Rev. Barry Hingston (barry@stjohnsharrow.org).
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 judithanneward@aol.com
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 / jomarcharman@waitrose.com
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 vicar@giggleswickchurch.org.uk
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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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110416 Wanted: 12 copies of Hymns Old & New New Anglican Edition Full Music 1996. Please contact Nigel on 07956 422230. Will pay a reasonable price and costs. There are currently no advertisements in this category.
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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, catherine.thomas@poscimur.co.uk www.poscimur.co.uk
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