A Director of Music is required for the above church from October 2017.
The Director’s duties include rehearsing the choir and directing music at the 11am Mass on Sundays, Christmas, Holy Week and Easter, and occasional evenings.
He / she will be required to play the organ (hymns, Credo and voluntary), which is an enlarged Holditch with tracker action and eminently suitable for Bach and earlier music. The Director will also be required to organize music / singing for weddings, funerals and special services and concerts
The church boasts a fine polyphonic choir composed of 3 professional singers and 8 or so unpaid members specialising in the Renaissance sacred repertoire. The Director will require all the qualities to deal with this mixed group of loyal professional and semi-professional singers.
Hours of work: 2.5 hours per week(flexible working pattern and will include evenings and weekends)
Salary: £9,000 - £10,000 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)
Closing date: 31st July 2017
Interviews: Friday 1st September, plus possible auditions in rehearsing and directing the 11am Sunday mass.
Start Date: Sunday 1st October
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