Job Description for Organist and Director of Music

 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”. We have a large repertoire and recent additions to it include works by Rutter, Tavener, Ireland, and Will Todd.

 Duties 

 Sunday services at 9.30am. 

 All Great Festivals

 Weddings and Funerals (when available and otherwise by arrangement and always payable at £100). 

 Choir rehearsals 09.00 on Sundays and currently on Wednesdays at 6.30pm but we are flexible on timings for weekday rehearsals

 Remuneration

 £7000pa.

 We are happy to consider a job share if we can find two musicians whose working preferences are compatible. Remuneration for each would be proportionate.

 About us

 The hymn book used is New Ancient and Modern.  There are several settings of the Mass.

 Our organ was built by Walker in 1876 and has sixteen speaking stops and three couplers.  The action is tracker.

 Contact

 The Rev Phaedra Pamphilon Green, Rector, St Mary the Virgin,

 Church House, Bletchingley, Redhill RH1 4PD

 to email click: rector for more information