We are delighted to welcome Hugh Morris as our new Director
Hugh has held a number of prestigious positions, most recently as Director of Music at Derby Cathedral, where he has successfully led the flourishing music department since 2015. With a wealth of expertise under his belt, Hugh studied music at Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. Hugh has also worked in a number of different Cathedrals, churches and schools across the UK including Hexham Abbey, Salisbury Cathedral and Christchurch Priory. As an accomplished choir trainer and organist, Hugh enjoys performing a wide variety of music. During his time in Derby he has collaborated on new choral ventures with classical, folk, and jazz musicians; as well as composing new music for the Cathedral and beyond.
Speaking about his new appointment, Hugh expands “I am really excited to be leading the RSCM into their next important chapter. I want to celebrate all that is best in church music while at the same time having a vision for an exciting future ahead”.
The Rt Hon Lord Gill, Chairman of Council, warmly commends Hugh. “On behalf of the entire RSCM team I would like to congratulate Hugh on his appointment, and we look forward to his tenure. Hugh brings with him considerable expertise to continue to develop a strong charity to meet the needs of today’s church; ensuring diversity of church music within all our churches and communities.”
Hugh will take up his post in the summer of 2018.