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Director of Music

St Ann's Church Manchester

Contract:

Part time

Location:

North West

Salary:

£10,000 + fees

Ref: JN010272

Job Description

Manchester’s landmark city centre Parish Church seeks a Director of Music.

 

We offer a fine organ, SATB robed choir, regular recitals and other possibilities in a city with a very rich musical life in which the church plays a prominent role.

 

Manchester city centre is one of the most vibrant places in the country. St Ann’s marks the geographical centre and is the focus of elegant St Ann’s Square.

 

Music is an essential in our life. The Director of Music works with an Assistant Director and other church staff, including the clergy and Church Manager, to provide excellence in musical worship. He or she directs an SATB robed choir and plays the fine four-manual organ last rebuilt by George Sixsmith in 1996.

 

There is along-established organ recital series which goes back to 1925. The church is venue to concerts provided by external agencies, including the RNCM and Manchester Jazz Festival. There is a new relationship with the Manchester HeartEdge Choral Scholars. These connections place the Director of Music as a participant in one of the country’s most active music environments.

 

For an informal conversation contact:

Canon Nigel Ashworth, Rector, on 0161 235 5206.

 

Recruitment pack available from:

William Jeavons, Church Manager, manager@stannsmanchester.com

 

Closing date: 15 July 2022

Closing date: 15 July 2022

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