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Lechlade on Thames
St Lawrence Church, Lechlade-on-Thames, Gloucestershire, is looking to appoint a skilled Organist and accompanist to support our Director of Music in enhancing our worship.
We have a friendly mixed four-part choir with both young and adult singers.
Duties will include playing for 3-4 services a month (which include occasional Parish Communion CW but mainly Choral Evensong BCP), other festivals and also accompanying choir practices.
Salary is £2,000 per annum with additional fees paid for weddings and funerals (negotiable depending upon experience) To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to our Director of Music, Rachel Bath, preferably via email to email@example.com
We are happy to advertise vacancies for organists on this website, but we would be grateful if churches would tell us if a post is filled. In any case, we can only guarantee that requests are posted for six months.
Organist & Director of Music required for the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin. Wotton under Edge. Gloucestershire. GL12 7LS.
We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic
musician who is not only an organist and pianist, but someone
who can also direct our choirs.
St Mary’s Church is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All
post holders and volunteers are expected to share this
Responsibilities will include music for Sunday services, significant
Holy days and regular choir practices, weddings and funerals as
required (although help may be available for weekday services).
This person will help us to continue the development of music to
enrich our worship.
They must have good people skills, be sensitive to Anglican
worship, liturgy and varied musical styles.
We have a strong choral tradition, and this supports the liturgy at Sunday Eucharist usually incorporating a communion anthem, and monthly Book of Common Prayer Evensong (including sung psalm / canticles and anthem). We also have monthly Choral Evensong where the service is led almost entirely by music and a well-established choir. We are exploring the scope for musical groups with new musical styles for our family services.
Our parish is part of the Tyndale Benefice (the parishes of Wotton, North Nibley, Alderley and Tresham). Our organ, Christopher Shrider’s magnificent instrument of 1726, has over four hundred of the original pipes and more than thirty stops distributed across three manuals and pedals. Harrison & Harrison regularly maintain it to a high standard.
St Mary’s has an Assistant Director of Music who organises the musical administration of the parish and who has kept our music playing throughout this vacancy.
There is much scope for musical development as well as leading our established choral traditions in this beautiful church.
Remuneration is in the range of £4300 – £5500 per annum depending on experience, qualifications, and responsibilities undertaken. Job shares would be considered. This is a part time role, the person(s) appointed will be employed by St Mary’s PCC and will be responsible to the Priest in Charge.
All appointments are subject to acceptable pre-appointment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check.
For an informal conversation please contact Hil Varlow 07795515219
For an application pack please email: firstname.lastname@example.org