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Organist

St Pauls Cathedral

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

London and Home Counties

Salary:

Salary: c. £46,000 per annum, plus benefits and accommodation

Ref: JN012538

Hours: Full time, 42 hours a week

 

As principal accompanist of the Cathedral Choir, you will play a varied and integral role, supporting the Director of Music in developing and maintaining a vision and house-style for performances of music in the Cathedral.

 

With responsibility for the care, maintenance, and development of the five Cathedral organs, you will act as a champion for the instruments and their profiles, planning and co-ordinating the annual Celebrity Organ Recital Series and having oversight of the Sunday Organ Recitals.

 

You will assist the Director of Music with the training and auditioning of the Choristers and Probationers and will conduct the Cathedral Choir on a weekly basis and when required.

 

You will line manage the Sub-Organist and Organ Scholar and support the work of the Artistic Director of Choral Partnerships and help develop the work of the Organ Partnerships Programme.

 

What we’re looking for:

 

  • a first-class organ recitalist and accompanist with a broad repertoire
  • an expert in liturgical improvisation, sight-reading and transposition
  • someone with proven ability as a choir trainer, including knowledge of vocal technique
  • significant experience as a musician in a Cathedral, or a similar environment
  • a good working knowledge of the liturgies of the Church of England

The successful candidate will also be expected to share in St Paul’s Cathedral’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

 

The closing date for applications is 16th June 2024 at 23:59.

 

Find out more and apply at:https://www.stpauls.co.uk/work-with-us

 

 

 

Closing date: 16 June 2024

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