Director of Music

Director of Music

Monday, 12 February 2018, 9.00am

King’s College, Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Director of Music from 1 October 2019, in succession to Stephen Cleobury CBE, who will retire on 30 September 2019 having held the post since 1982. The position of Director of Music is a College Office, entitling the holder to become a Fellow of the College, with all the usual rights and privileges. Fellows are elected for five years at a time, normally with reappointment for further periods of five years until the retiring age (currently 67 years). A highly competitive stipend will be offered.

The Director of Music’s primary function is to direct the Choir and train the Choristers, Choral Scholars and Organ Scholars. The Director of Music has oversight of all music in the Chapel, including the organisation of concerts and other musical events, within the statutory framework described above.  Alongside the other Fellows in Music (currently Nicholas Marston, Richard Causton, and Iain Fenlon) the Director of Music is a custodian and steward of King’s musical heritage and reputation and an agent of its development.

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Published on 1 February 2018

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