Statutory Lay Clerks x3

[ringfenced: internal candidates only]

The Dean and Chapter seek to appoint three Statutory Lay Clerks (1x tenor ans 2x bass) to join the Cathedral Choir from October 2021.  These vacancies are initially ringfenced for internal candidates from the dep list only.  Candidates interested in this post are invited to read the vacancy detail prior to submitting an application.

The closing date for applications is 26 September 2021; interviews and auditions have been scheduled for 5 October 2021.

Informal queries are welcomed by the Organist and Master of the Choristers, Mr Christopher Stokes, who may be contacted on 0161 833 2220 (ext. 225).


Ringenced candidates only

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