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180817 The United Benefice of Henley with Remenham are seeking an Organist and Choirmaster/mistress for the Churches of St Mary, Henley-on-Thames and St Nicholas, Remenham. Full details are available from the Parish Office, The Rectory, Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AU 01491 577340
110817 The Parish of Sketty, Swansea in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, seeks to appoint a suitably qualified Director of Church music. We have a range of Sunday morning services that follow the Anglican Church in Wales Liturgy as well as some lay led worship services, Choral Matins and Evensong. The person appointed would be involved in leading music worship and planning services. St Paul’s Church has a fine three manual Copeman Hart organ. [If required assistant organists are available]. Salary is dependent on ability and experience. Please e-mail letter of application with Curriculum Vitae to Reverend Robert Davies-Hannen [] or telephone 01792 202767 for further information.
100817 Earley St Peter, Reading – Director of Music. A lively, energetic, and growing parish church on the edge of Reading, committed to its vibrant choral tradition, seeks Director of Music to build on strong existing foundations. A church musician is sought to direct the music and train our excellent choir, currently 31 strong. There is a good 3-manual organ and strong support for the music from clergy and congregation. RSCM remuneration. Full details at, or speak to our Vicar, Revd Philip Hobday, on 0118 966 6701, or email
100817 Music Leadership. St. Mary’s Plaistow (Bromley), Diocese of Rochester. St. Mary are looking for leadership across the range of traditional and contemporary opportunities in the life of its music. This is to develop the role of music in our mission to be at the heart of our community. The tradition is broadly central, but a range of styles of worship are used. We are looking for either: A Director of Music – This will be a person who has the breadth to work across both the traditional expressions of organ and choir along with a less formal group of singers and instrumentalists. Or Choir Director and Contemporary Music Leader – We realise that our ambition may require a very rare set of gifts and instead seek to cover the work with two people who work closely together. There are two Sunday services, a Thursday evening choir practice plus occasional midweek services. The leadership will cherish and develop the English choral tradition, which is much valued here, be able to recruit and train children and adults and widen our musical horizons, keeping abreast of more contemporary worship styles. We have an experienced choir, an assistant organist and a very effective three manual pipeorgan originally built by William Hill. Remuneration: Director of Music £6,000 p.a., Choir Director £4,000 p.a., Contemporary Music Leader £2,000 p.a. Further details
100717 The Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul Northleach is seeking an Organist to work in partnership with our Rector and Choirmaster to develop our established musical and choral tradition. Our magnificent Cotswold wool church offers wonderful acoustics and a fine Thorold and Smith tracker organ (1883), restored and extended by Bishops of Ipswich (1990). Our committed, robed SATB choir practises weekly. Morning and evening Sunday services, occasionally held in our other Benefice churches, plus seasonal and school services. Opportunity for musical support to our two local primary schools. Salary £4,000-£7,000pa plus fees depending on experience and availability. For more information, contact Revd David Ford at or on 01451 860452.
300617 All Saints’ Parish Church Odiham are seeking an Organist/Choirmaster. ARCO (minimum) with good communication and organizational skills. Enthusiastic, committed robed SATB choir. Weekly rehearsals and participation in Choral Eucharist occasional Choral evensongs plus all major feast days. Fine Goetze and Gywnn mechanical action organ (2011) and recently acquired 1894 restored Broadwood Grand Piano. Scope for developing concert series. Salary based on RSCM recommended bands negotiable. Application by letter with a full CV to The Revd Alison Brown, Vicar, All Saints Church, The Bury, Odiham Hampshire RG29 1LZ.;
270617 Eastbourne Parish Church is seeking applications for Choral Scholarships for the academic year 2017/18. Full details of the commitment and honorarium are available at For further information please email or telephone 01323 643097.
270617 All Saints, Clifton, Bedfordshire seeks a Director of Music/Organist. The parish has a strong musical tradition with a SATB choir and excellent Father Willis organ. Morning service every Sunday, sung evensong three times per month, weekly choir practice, additional services throughout the year and occasional offices. Support organist available, excellent honorarium plus fees. For further information please contact Rev. Caren Topley, telephone 01462 615499 or email
230617 Organist/Choir director. St Mary-at-Latton, Harlow is an inclusive liberal Anglo-Catholic church. We’re seeking someone to lead our small committed choir, through Sunday practice 9am before the Sung Eucharist 9.45am, plus special services Holy Week and Christmas. Our worship includes a choir anthem, and a balance of traditional hymns/modern worship songs. Remuneration within RSCM guidelines plus fees from occasional services. For further information, contact or 01279 424005.
090617 St John the Baptist, Greenhill, Harrow ( seeks a committed Christian organist and music director to take overall responsibility for music and worship. This entails playing the organ on Sundays (Sung Eucharist, Evening Prayer), special occasions, leading and developing our robed choir, and supporting our gospel choir and other musicians. The role is supported by a deputy organist and small team. We are a town centre church, with a rich musical tradition, a variety of music styles in our worship, and exciting opportunities for development and outreach, including a new neighbouring Church of England primary school. Remuneration negotiable based on hours agreed and RSCM guidelines. For more details, email Rev. Barry Hingston (
150517 St Andrew the Apostle, Holt, Norfolk in the Diocese of Norwich seeks a committed Christian organist, choir and music director to take responsibility for music and music making. Sung Parish Eucharist on Sundays, Choral Evensong monthly, robed choir, major festivals, and a desire to explore other forms of making music. An exciting opportunity to enhance the worship and mission of the church through the use of music. Remuneration negotiable based on hours agreed and RSCM guidelines. For more details, contact the Rector: Fr. Howard Stoker
(email: (tel: 01263 712048)
020817 Organist/Choirmaster reqd. at St Margaret’s C of E Church in Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex. 2-manual Computer Organ/Active choir. One main Service (Sundays) plus others as reqd. Weddings/Funerals. All remuneration at RSCM rates. Job – Share option. Enquiries to
200717 Choir Director. Benefice of St Bartholomew in Wiltshire seeks an able church musician with knowledge of Anglican liturgical worship to form and direct a ‘roving choir’. Competent organist preferred but not essential. Pay consistent with RSCM rates. Enhanced DBS required. Email: or phone 01747 830174 for job description.
240617 St Peter’s Bishops Waltham Hampshire. Director of Music sought for active church in market town community. Suitable skills to grow our ‘worship and music culture’ with choir of 20 and team of musicians. Mainly organ led services (some piano) with varied settings, anthems, psalms and some modern hymns/songs. Periodic evening and festival services and occasional church concerts. Role also includes overseeing and supporting informal services. Paid position at or near RSCM rates. For more information and role description please contact: Revd James Hunt 07570-042916 01489-892618
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070118 Compton Electrone Organ wanted
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,