Job Description for Organist and Director of Music
St Mary's is a relatively small church with a sizeable congregation, a rich musical history and a “wonderfully friendly community feel”. The choir is small but balanced (SATB) and robed. It was described by a visiting organist as “small, ambitious and very accomplished” but we would like to grow and to encourage children in the congregation.
We have a large repertoire and recent additions to it include works by Rutter, Tavener, Ireland, and Will Todd. There is a large and organised music library.
We have a very supportive Rector and congregation
The organ and piano
The organ was built by JW Walker in 1872; the tracker action remains. It has two manuals and pedals; five stops on the Swell Organ, seven on the Great Organ the three on the Pedal organ. There are three couplers.
We have a modern upright piano and make good use of it in rehearsals and services.
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- St Mary the Virgin
- Church Lane
- RH1 4LP