Organists Wanted

St Mary’s, Thornbury, near Bristol – Diocese of Gloucester
We wish to appoint a new Director of Music / Organist

to develop our creative musical & choral tradition.

We seek a leader for our musical ministry with good people skills, committed to worship, sensitive to liturgy and varied musical styles.

The parish church organ is a very recently reordered and extended three manual pipe organ by Vowles / Clevedon with 41 stops.

Remuneration: upper RSCM rates, plus wedding & funeral fees.

Closing date 18th February 2017

Further details from Revd Dr Jan van der Lely – 01454 501916

(from Feb 4-18th please contact Joachim Schwander 07956 556048)





Come and join the team as



St John’s Church, Chipping Sodbury


We are looking for an organist with a heart for deepening worship through music.

The church has a well-maintained 2 manual pipe organ, tracker action with 24 stops.

Sunday morning services comprise Sung Parish Communion (Common Worship) twice a month; all-age Communion once a month; non-eucharistic Family Service once a month.

A commitment to participate in major Festivals would also be expected.

In addition to the main work at St John’s Church, Chipping Sodbury, there could be scope for working in the village churches of the benefice as well if the successful candidate so desired.

RSCM terms plus wedding and funeral fees.

Informal enquiries to: Ian Yemm

Phone: 07514 139825   or     e-mail:

Or Michelle Jenkins (benefice Administrator): 01454 325160 or


Please send letters of application and CV marked “Organist” to St John’s Church Centre, Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, BS37 6BQ


Director of Music / Organist Required
St Martin’s North Nibley, Gloucestershire.St Martin’s has a lively, committed and enthusiastic RSCM affiliated SATB choir of 10 adults, we are now looking for an able and committed musician to lead and inspire us building on our experience to take us into the future.We have a small two manual pipe organ which is regularly tuned and maintained by a professional organ tuner/builder and a very fine grand piano.
The worship pattern is three Eucharistic services and a family service each month with Prayer Book Matins on a 5th Sunday when these occur, all at 9.30.
There are 4 evening services during the year, Evensong for Easter and Harvest, an Advent Service and a carol Service, there are also additional services in the Easter and Christmas seasons.
There are regular choir practices.Remuneration by arrangement and in line with RSCM guidelines plus wedding and funeral fees.Full details and job description from the vicar, Canon Rob Axford01453 842175 or

St Nicholas Church, Ashchurch



St Nicholas Church in Ashchurch near Tewkesbury are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and supportive organist and choir leader to play at our Sunday and other services.


We have a new digital organ and a small but keen adult choir, and an enthusiastic congregation!


For further information and job description please contact

The Revd Suzanne Grindrod on 01684 293729 or email:


Closing date for Applications Friday 6 October 2017

Interviews on Friday 20 October 2017


This post will be recruited to in line with the Church of England safer recruitment practices.


North Bradley, Trowbridge


  • One service per week (minimum) plus choir practice with a committed adult and robed SATB choir and an enthusiastic and growing junior choir.
  • The organ is a good two manual pipe instrument by W.G.Vowles of Bristol with 10 speaking stops and pneumatic action.
  • A remuneration package or honorarium will be available subject to negotiation.
  • There are opportunities for playing at weddings and funerals for additional fees.
  • Please contact Rev. Julian R. Parker, St. Nicholas (C of E) Church, North Bradley, Wiltshire on 01225 752635 or by e-mail:

St Philip & St James Church, Grafton Road, Cheltenham, is looking for a
Director of Music to take up the post in September next.

This will involve being organist and choirmaster, as Director of Music.


All Hallows Church, South Cerney  Contact