Her Majesty is advertising for a director of music

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DIRECTOR OF MUSIC FOR HER MAJESTY’S CHAPEL ROYAL, ST. JAMES’S PALACE & TEACHER OF MUSIC AT CITY OF LONDON SCHOOL

Salary range £32,790 – £57,330 plus £3,540 allowance

Reporting to the Director of Music, City of London School and the Sub-Dean, Her Majesty’s Chapels Royal, the postholder will be responsible for the performance, training and welfare of the Chapel Royal Choir, St. James’s Palace which consists of ten boys and six men.

Supported by a Sub-Organist and Administrator, the Director will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of music for the Sunday Service at the Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace and the Services on the following days:

Epiphany, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Ascension Day, Remembrance Sunday, Christmas Day and also Carol Services.

There may be additional performances on an ad hoc basis depending on the ceremonial requirements of the Royal Household: (eg. Weddings/Funerals/Baptisms/Special Services).

As a member of the Music Department at City of London School, the person appointed will be asked to teach curriculum music to students, as determined by the Director of Music. They will take rehearsals and accompany students when appropriate. They will also be required to undertake general School duties as required.

The postholder will hold an Honours Degree in Music and preferably the Fellowship of the Royal College of Organists.

They will also have proven experience of working as a Choral Director and dealing with children in a choir environment.

Experience as a composer and arranger would be appropriate as this will continue the great tradition of previous post holders.

An application form and further details are  available from the School on 020 3680 6328 or e-mail the HR Advisor at: recruitment@cityoflondonschool.org.uk

Closing date: Noon Wednesday 15 March 2017

 

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