October 1st, 2015 - Post of Director of Organ School and Cathedral Organist
The Diocese of Leeds in partnership with The Royal College of Organists wishes to appoint a Director of the Organ School and Cathedral Organist. This is a new full time post.
Flexible start date between January and September 2016.
Salary £21,530 and c.£3,500 fees plus three months’ annual leave and pension scheme.
Closing date: Friday 30th October.
The Diocese of Leeds has the largest church music programme in the United Kingdom. In total it maintains 58 choirs comprising over 2500 children meeting weekly. There are 43 school choirs, four boys' choirs, four girls' choirs, three mixed children’s choirs, two youth choirs, a ground breaking new choir school and a semi-professional adult choir.
Leeds Cathedral operates a programme of eight sung weekly services of Mass and Vespers.
September 21st,2015- New CD of Elgar Organ Works by Daniel Justin
The Organ Sonata by Elgar is relatively well-known, not least thanks to its orchestration by Gordon Jacob, but the only other work he originally composed for organ is the Cantique Op.3 No.1, which moves solidly forward in the Victorian tradition without suggesting the personal voice and
July 3rd,2015- New CD of Andriessen Organ Works by Benjamin Saunders
In the booklet to this CD of otherwise largely unavailable music, the composer Louis Andriessen remembers his father Hendrik (1892-1981). "Certainly due to his Catholic background, my father’s grand love for the French culture was of ultimate importance to his development as a
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