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The Parish of Herne Hill

Director of Music

We are recruiting for a Director of Music for the Parish of Herne Hill.

Please visit for more details.

St Mary’s, Burley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire.


An organist sought to encourage both traditional and contemporary forms of music so that our worship flourishes and our faith grows.

We are a friendly village church, well connected to our community, with an established musical and choral tradition and opportunities to develop both young and adult singers. We seek someone keen to nurture that breadth of expression.

For more information contact Rev Alastair Kirk, 01943 863216 or

Salary £2,500 although negotiable depending upon experience.

All Saints, Four Oaks in Sutton Coldfield

Director of Music & Organist

All Saints are looking for a new Director of Music & Organist with the skills, musical ability, vision and enthusiasm to work with us in developing the role of music in the life of our Church. In return we offer an attractive package, which includes access to our very fine four manual organ. For more information, please see our website at of music

Director of Music and Organist

Holy Trinity, leamington

This is a fantastic opportunity for a gifted musician to develop the life of a growing church with an exciting vision for its future. We are looking for a Director of Music to help us develop our Sunday worship and build links with the local community through music. If you are passionate about music and people, we would love to talk to you more about this exciting role.

Please send your CV, a 5 minute video clip performing a piece of music of your choice, together with a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role to

Detailed information about the role is available on our website as a downloadable PDF. See’. 

St Michael’s, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire

Director of Music

Emerging from lockdown, we seek a church musician to help us all move forward in our worship and music. An exciting opportunity awaits, to reclaim precious traditions, and also apply new lessons learnt in recent testing times.

Within the Church’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and barring list check.

Prospectus and information:

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Interviews in Bishop’s Stortford on Fridays TBA.

Candidates will attend on one Friday.

St Giles Church
Rowley Regis, Birmingham

Director of Music/Organist

St Giles Church in Rowley Regis, Birmingham are looking for a new Director of Music/Organist to join our open and welcoming church family to help us to use music as a means to draw our local community into God’s presence and worship joyfully.

With our new Vicar, and after Covid, we are looking to use music as a vital part of our mission to develop a choir, and develop our vision for a healthy and growing church. More information is available here:



We are seeking to appoint an experienced and talented Director of Music and Organist to maintain and enhance the high standard of music for which this Parish Church is renowned, and to serve the mission and vision of our Parish.

  • Four robed choirs – girls, boys, ladies, men (in various combinations).
  • All Age Worship Band and Singers (one service per month).
  • Large and varied repertoire – sung Eucharists and Choral Evensong most Sundays.
  • Fine three-manual Nicholson organ.
  • Fees for around 50 weddings / funerals per annum.
  • 16 hours per week.
  • Option to rent on-site accommodation.

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St Mary’s Woodford London E18 Zone 4

wishes to appoint a Director of Music to lead and inspire our committed SATB choir, play our well-regarded organ (tracker-action), build on our musical tradition and help shape our musical future.

Salary £5400-8000 annually depending on experience.

Full details from Enquiries to

Applications by 23 August, interviews etc 4 September

St Mary’s Welwyn in Hertfordshire

Director of Music

Applications are invited for this post in a parish church with a thriving musical and choral tradition, following the retirement and moving out of the locality of the present incumbent.

The successful applicant will play the organ at services (Sunday 9.30 Parish Eucharist, twice monthly 6.30 Evensong, full seasonal liturgical services, occasional offices) and direct the junior and adult choirs.

The choir is an able SATB one which has sung weekend services at major Cathedrals.

The organ is an outstanding and well maintained Nicholson two manual organ ideally suited to the building. There is also a grand piano and a well maintained comprehensive music library. The Rector is a former Precentor of St Albans Cathedral. There is a very able sub-organist.

Remuneration at RSCM rates plus occasional offices fees.

An enhanced DBS check is required.

Further details of the church and music at

Although in the first instance we will look to appoint a single person to the post, it is possible that, given appropriate candidates, the post might be split between choir director and organist.

Further details from and applications to The Rev’d Dr David Munchin,

Assistant Teacher of Music

Felsted School, an Independent Day and Boarding School in North Essex, are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic music graduate or trainee teacher with excellent subject knowledge in Music that can communicate effectively with a wide age group of students between Years 7 to 13.

It is essential that candidates are able to play the organ, have an evident

passion for music and a strong interest in the teaching and the learning process, including high expectations for all students to succeed in Music to effectively fulfil the role.

The role will involve teaching KS3 music with the possibility of teaching up to KS5, assisting with co- curricular music activities and composition lessons, teach one-to-one and small groups of A-Level and IB and support students with theory and aural in preparation for their ABRSM exams. In addition, the role will include playing the organ for school Chapel services, accompanying whole school singing, accompanying the school choirs and playing voluntaries.

The position will commence in September 2021 and the closing date is Monday 19 July 2021 at 9am. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit our website



Director of Music

St. Peter’s, West Blatchington

We are seeking to appoint a creative, gifted, and inspirational director of music to help develop our ongoing vision of ministry and mission through music.

We hope this will be someone who:

  • Has a sincere desire to be fully committed to using the gift of music in our church, to help encourage, uphold and to grow.
  • Has skills in directing a choir, musicians and singers of different ages and
  • Ready and able to play across the spectrum, from traditional to (From Tallis to Townend)
  • Skilled on the organ and piano with a good ear and ability to improvise.
  • Availability to play at weddings and funerals (subject to availability)

We are a warm and caring church where the main Sunday service is a Parish Eucharist with a choir. We also have monthly family services and are currently seeking ways to further develop our in-person and online services and ministry.

There is a genuine requirement that this person is a committed Christian.

Remuneration £4160pa + fees and travel expenses

For further information and an application form, please email

Closing date: Friday 3rd December

Interviews: Tuesday 7th December PM

280122 St Luke’s Church, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Is looking to appoint an Organist to support our Director of Music in enhancing our worship, which consists of a mixture of traditional and modern styles. Duties will include playing for 2 – 3 services per month, other festivals, choir practices and being an active member within our music team.

Salary is £1,400 with additional fees paid for weddings and funerals.

To apply, please send your cv with a covering letter to our Director of Music, Adam Went at


St Mary of Charity Parish Church – with St Mary of Charity Primary School – in Faversham, Kent

Wish to appoint a Church Director of Music (Organist and Choir Director) / School Choir Director (Tutor) who will be able to further develop the music within worship in the church and within daily life within the school.

We have an enthusiastic RSCM-affiliated SATB church choir who undertake regular Cathedral visits and a lively music group who play for our more contemporary services. Our local church school at its last SIAMS and OFSTED inspections was rated outstanding. The school choir attended the annual young voices experience at the O2 and visits local care homes.

The key requirements of the post are sympathy with the Christian faith, experience in training choirs of all ages, an enthusiasm for and knowledge of varying styles of church music and the ability to play the organ to a high standard

Remuneration – Church Choir Director RSCM guidelines: Weekly Services and Choir rehearsals,  specific requirements to be discussed. School Choir Director £30 per hour, 4 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. This post could lend itself to employed or self – employed appointment

Please visit for further information. Contact: Revd. Simon Rowlands for informal enquiries Tel: 01795 532592 or email


INTERVIEWS: Monday 4th October


St Paul’s Church, Parish of Masbrough, Diocese of Sheffield

Assistant Organist

This exciting role encourages a diverse range of potential candidates. The PCC of St. Paul’s, Masbrough is seeking to appoint an Assistant Organist to support our Music Department. The church will be seeking a candidate that is either:

Option 1: A trained organist who has experience in playing for liturgical contexts.
Option 2: A trained pianist (Grade 5+) who would like to learn the organ and develop their skills.

Salary will be standard RSCM rates.

For an informal conversation about this role, please contact Elliott Walker (Director of Music) on Email Val Simpkins at for an information pack

Deadline: Friday 20th August at 12 midnight.


Director of Music

St Paulinus Church Crayford

An exciting opportunity to contribute to the much valued musical tradition at this welcoming and inclusive church in the modern liberal catholic tradition. We seek someone who

  • is an accomplished organist and skilled choir director
  • can work collaboratively and communicate effectively
  • can plan music that engages the whole congregation in worship
  • is liturgically aware, committed and reliable.

We have a loyal four-part adult choir which sings at the 10am Eucharist on Sundays and at festivals.  Salary in line with RSCM rates. For further details, or to arrange a visit and conversation, please contact the Rector, Fr Paul Prentice:


Tel: 01322 529331 (Rectory) 01322 557532 (Office)

Closing date for applications: 29th February 2020

Interviews and auditions: March 2020

This post is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure


Director of Music/Organist, St. Michael’s, Malton, North Yorkshire

We wish to appoint a Director of Music to develop the place of music in the Parish. Key requirements of the post include experience of working with amateur musicians including an SATB choir, high standard of keyboard skills and understanding of the importance of liturgy and how to plan hymns for the full range of Anglican services, in particular Common Worship. We wish to build on our strong choral tradition and to use music as a means of Christian mission in the community and to encourage children and younger people to join our existing choir and to participate in other musical activities in church. Attendance will be required at weekly choir practice, at one Sunday morning service and occasional evening services as well as Festivals. For more please contact our Parish Office ( or 01653-692089)


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For Sale

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For Sale – Spinet. Made to order by Robert Goble in 1983. 1.9 m x 0.75m x 0.85m high.  Top lifts of pedestal for transport.  £2,500 ono. Buyer to collects from West Dorset. Contact Nick Orman are specialists in second-hand classical sheet music for organ. We buy and sell second-hand sheet music for the organ together with books on organs and church music. Please view the current catalogue of items for sale on the website. Contact Roger Molyneux ( or 07902 176744).

A New Carol for Christmas

Download a copy of The Shepherd’s Song, by Judith Riddlebafte. Tuneful and easy to learn. Organ and piano versions. No cost. Photocopiable.

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