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Director of Music/Organist




London and Home Counties

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Contract: Permanent

Location: London and Home Counties


St. John the Baptist, Wimbledon, SW19 4NZ

Director of Music/Organist


St. John the Baptist seeks to appoint an experienced choral trainer/conductor with artistic flair and vision to develop its thriving musical tradition in keeping with the church’s ethos and traditions. The church has a Steinway grand piano and a recently restored 3 manual Norman & Beard organ. The church hosts monthly lunchtime concerts and is one of the principal venues for the annual Wimbledon International Music Festival.


The role includes – directing a voluntary mixed- voice adult chamber choir at Sung Eucharist on Sundays (10.15 am) recruiting new members for the choir and leading rehearsals (currently on Friday evenings from 6.30 – 7.30pm and Sunday mornings at 9.15 am.) building a children’s choir; playing the organ for all services; liaising with the Vicar to plan services and developing the regular Friday lunchtime recitals.


Remuneration is offered in line with RSCM recommendations,
plus weddings and funeral fees.


For full details, please visit the church website on


Deadline for applications: 28 July 2017

Job starts: September 2017

Closing date: 28 July 2017
Ref: JN004692


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