Vacancy: Waltham Abbey Assistant Organist

Saturday 16th June 2018
The Organ at Waltham Abbey

Accompanist and assistant chorister-trainer sought for ‘Greater Church’ just outside M25 (TfL zone 7)

Vacancy for Assistant Organist, Waltham Abbey

• for Autumn term 2018 (flexible)

The Abbey & its music

• Located in town of Waltham Abbey - Essex/Herts border just outside Greater London. Transport access via Waltham Cross (TfL zone 7).

• Member of Greater Churches Network with strong musical tradition, professional music staff and supportive clergy.

• Sundays, festivals, occasional concerts and trips. Friday evening rehearsals & Chorister training.

• Main choir of volunteer adults, with traditional repertoire.

• Flourishing children’s choir, with more eclectic repertoire, accompanied as much by piano as organ.

• Comprehensive rebuild by Mander of 3-man organ due for completion around April 2019.

• Good piano, continuo organ, practice organ.

Assistant Organist post

• To undertake most of the accompaniment work - broad range of styles, piano as well as organ.

• To play a major role in Chorister training.

• To assist/support and occasionally deputise for Director of Music whenever the choirs meet.

• To share in playing non-choir services.

• Starting ideally 31st August 2018 – but flexible.

• £6,500 p.a.

Click here for full particulars via Dropbox

Enquiries and applications to jonathan.lilley@walthamabbeychurch.co.uk 01992 842042

To apply: write briefly and as soon as possible, enclosing CV or brief biog. Follow up with full application if called to interview.

Auditions and interviews on a Friday afternoon and evening before end of Summer term, provisionally 29th June.

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