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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. alison@allsaintsodiham.org.uk; www.allsaintsodiham.org.uk
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 www.music.stmaryseastbourne.com. For further information please email music@stmaryseastbourne.com 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 rector@clifton-beds.co.uk
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 revlynn@btinternet.com or 01279 424005.
090617 St John the Baptist, Greenhill, Harrow (www.stjohnsharrow.org) 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 (barry@stjohnsharrow.org).
150517 St Andrew the Apostle, Holt, Norfolk in the Diocese of Norwich www.holtchurch.org 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: holtrectory@tiscali.co.uk) (tel: 01263 712048)
080517 St George’s Church, West Grinstead, Sussex RH13 8LR. St George’s currently offers the Leslie Weller Organ Scholarship to support a teenage musician, likely age 16 to 18, probably preparing for A-levels. Holder to assist at fifteen services p.a. and do some choir work. AB grade 5 piano or organ appropriate. The scholarship, value of £900 pa, will cover 10-15 organ lessons p.a. with a teacher of the holder’s choice approved by the church. Some travelling expenses and a small pocket allowance included. To be awarded for one year in the first instance but be renewable for a second if progress is satisfactory. Free practice facilities. Contact Dr A.C. Campbell 01403710376 for further information.
080517 The parish church of St Mary, Barnes, London SW13 seeks a Director of Music and Organist. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a talented and energetic musician to continue the development of the choral and organ music in this large church in the liberal catholic tradition of the Church of England. Our music work with children is an important part of the post. Salary £9,680 plus fees; two manual Peter Collins organ and Steinway Concert Grand. Potential also as Artistic Director of the annual Barnes Music Festival from 2018. Apply by 21 February 2017. Further information from www.stmarybarnes.org or email: admin@stmarybarnes.org.
190417 Choir Director/Organist. All Saints’ Woodford Wells is a charismatic evangelical church in North East London with a large congregation over four Sunday services. It has a long tradition of choral worship. We are seeking a Choir Director/Organist to lead our committed choir numbering approximately 20 through weekly practices and one sung service every Sunday at 9.30am plus special services at Holy Week and Christmas. There is also the option to oversee the wider classical community of the church including a series of Chamber Recitals. We are offering a one year renewable, part time contract. The position is available immediately. Remuneration is comparable to RSCM salary plus fees from occasional services. For application pack or further information, contact@asww.org.uk or 020 8504 0266.
100417 St James, Alveston (Stratford upon Avon) seeks an Organist & Choirmaster to take over from our current Organist, who is retiring. Duties are weekly Sung Eucharist, plus occasional additional services on Feast days. An enthusiastic SATB Choir practises weekly. The organ is a two manual Nicholson. We have an established musical tradition which is appreciated by a supportive congregation. Salary based on RSCM recommended bands, negotiable, plus fees (around £1k). For more details, contact Rev Canon Richard Williams on 01789 292777. rickthevic@gmail.com www.stjamesalveston.co.uk
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 jameshunt1966@gmail.com 07570-042916 01489-892618
060417 St Peter’s, Shaftesbury seeks a Director of Music & Organist for our friendly, outward-looking, town-centre church. We have a congregation of about 100 at our main Sunday service and an enthusiastic mixed adult choir of 17. Music is key to our worshipping life and we value the best of contemporary and traditional music. Three Sunday mornings per month, weekly choir rehearsal, additional services through the year, occasional offices. £3,880pa plus fees. Full details: http://stmin.org.uk
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170417 2017 Wilmslow Parish Church Organ Composition Contest. St Bartholomew’s Church announces a special Organ Composition Contest for composers of all ages and nationalities to celebrate the renewal and augmentation of the organ (affectionately known as Oscar) by York Pipe Organs. Full details from philip@philipunderwood.co.uk.
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