VACANCIES

Organist & Choirmaster required at St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, Thetford, Norfolk

Notification has been received from Ian J Smith, who is stepping down after 15 years service, that this vacancy has now been filled.

Choir Director St. Mary's Bury St. Edmunds

Choir Director

Organ Scholarship St. Mary Le Tower

Christopher Borrett, Director of Music is advertising this opportunity. and he says that the scholarship offers an excellent opportunity for students who are taking a year out before or after further education, providing a focus and routine to the week and an opportunity to be part of an ambitious and growing music department.

Church Choir Leader Vacancy

The Benefice of Dalham, Gazeley, Higham, Kentford and Moulton is looking for a part time Choir Leader to lead their highly well-thought-of benefice choir. With responsibility for music/choral pieces at around 15 services across the parishes each year, the candidate for this position should demonstrate a good working relationship with the Rector and choir and have proven experience in choral directing.

The vacancy arises because the current Rector who leads the choir is retiring in May 2016. It may suit an organist or enthusiastic young or retired musician with excellent communications skills and a sense of fun. Interested parties are invited to contact vanessa.southern@btinternet.com for more information.

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

St Edmundsbury Cathedral Suffolk’s Anglican Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds

Parish Music Development Researcher

Mr. Richard Hubbard has been appointed to this 9 month post

An exciting opportunity has arisen to take up a newly created role and join the Music Department at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. The person appointed to this role will approach and work with parishes and benefices across the diocese to enable them to develop and improve their liturgical music in their local setting.

For a full job description and application form please go to: St. Edmundsbury Cathedral

Closing date: 7 December 2015

Interviews: 18 December 2015

Sacred Heart Church, Southwold

An organist is required. Content Classical 6800. Contact: Edward Huggins email: record-players@hotmail.co.uk

Lavenham Parish Church

in the heart of Suffolk, with its long and cherished musical tradition is seeking a talented, enthusiastic, experienced
ORGANIST or ORGANIST & CHOIR LEADER

Peter Tryon, a member of SOA, has been appointed to this post

Applications are invited by 19th July 2015 from musicians at any stage in their career:

  • who appreciate the broad spectrum of Anglican church music
  • who are willing to work with us in developing the musical life of our church in our aim to be more inclusive and accessible
  • who may be willing to help us recruit and train a mixed choir of all ages, and/or assist another in this role
  • who, through music, will help us encounter God and proclaim our faith
  • who will be a team player supporting the overall vision and mission of our church through its liturgy and music
  • who will be happy to give recitals for the benefit of the church and the enjoyment of the community and its many visitors

The successful applicant will have good communication and organisational skills, and be flexible in their approach

Our fine 4-manual Willis organ is in excellent condition and has undergone recent modification & enhancement

St Peter & St Paul Lavenham, one of finest mediaeval ‘wool churches’, attracts choirs and musicians from far and wide for its beauty, acoustics and seating capacity of around 400

We are hoping our new Organist will be able to take up his / her new position with us soon after the end of the summer.

Full details:

www.achurchnearyou.com/lavenham-st-peter-st-paul

Applications and enquiries to Clare Santer, Assistant Churchwarden & Musician, claresanter@talktalk.net or phone for informal chat: :01787 247817

St. Mary the Virgin, Capel St.Mary

A deputy organist is required. (two manual Father Willis). Contact Geoffrey Boyle 10 Greenstead Court, Greenstead Road, Colchester CO1 2SH

St Mary's East Bergholt, Suffolk/Essex Border

The Rev. Canon Stephne van der Toorn has informed us that the appointment of an Organist/ Director of Music has been filled.