Organists Wanted

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. 

Posted 5th June 2018

Director of Music, All Saints’ Church, Cheltenham

All Saints’ Church, Pittville, Cheltenham are currently looking for an Organist / Director of Music to lead our excellent choir, progress our fine musical tradition and play our 4-manual William Hill organ.  Commitments include two sung Sunday services and weekly choir practice, plus major festivals and occasional offices as and when required.  Remuneration is in line with RSCM recommendations.  For further information, please apply in the first instance to: The Rev. Nicholas Bromfield, The Rectory, Thatchley Lane, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DQ. Tel.- 01242 232883, Email – revbromfield@btinternet.com

Posted 24th April 2018:

The United Parish of Fladbury, Hill and Moor, Wyre Piddle Cropthorne and Charlton

is looking for an Organist to play for  a United Parish Holy Communion Service once a month

and for other Festival Services at Fladbury, to play for weddings in any of the five churches and occasional services in the

five where in most there is both an organ and a keyboard which creates potential to vary our music styles.

Being available to play for funerals would be an advantage though is not essential.

The organ in Fladbury is an original two manual Nicholson, recently refurbished

and of historic interest. There is a good SATB choir which sings for United services, Festivals and weddings

which you will be asked to accompany.

Fees are open to discussion.

For an informal conversation please contact The Rev’d Sarah Dangerfield

on: 01386 861669 or email: s.dangerfield150@btinternet.com

Director of Music The Parish of Winchcombe (Posted 11th May 2018)

We wish to appoint an inspirational Director of Music who will continue to develop the musical life of the parish, lead the choir and play for services. St Peter’s, Winchcombe has a strong musical tradition. There is an enthusiastic robed choir of over forty members ranging from children to adults. It sings at the parish communion and choral evensong. There is also a music group which leads more contemporary worship. The Director of Music will primarily be based at St Peter’s, but will also oversee the music of the other churches in the parish including the chapel at Sudeley Castle. Winchcombe is an ancient Cotswold Town with a strong sense of community and an annual Festival of Music and Arts. The rich cultural life of Cheltenham is just seven miles away. For more details please contact the Reverend John Paul Hoskins on 01242 603640 or johnpaul@winchcombeparish.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 15 June 2018.