Organist/Director of Music/MD Situations Vacant

Join Our Musical Tradition: Organist (Director of Music) Needed for Fosse Group

Are you a skilled and versatile organist looking to make a meaningful contribution to worship in a vibrant community setting? The Fosse Group, comprising five beautiful churches nestled in the rural charm of Nottinghamshire—East Bridgford, Kneeton, Car Colston, Flintham, and Screveton—invites you to become a part of our strong musical tradition.

Why Join Us:

  • Inspire Worship Through Music: At the heart of our worship, we believe in the transformative power of music. As part of our team, you’ll play a pivotal role in enhancing the spiritual experience of our congregations through the rich tapestry of organ and choral music.
  • Community and Tradition: Immerse yourself in the warmth of our close-knit community and become a custodian of our cherished musical heritage. From the timeless beauty of Tallis to the contemporary resonance of Townend, our repertoire spans the spectrum, offering a dynamic and enriching musical journey.
  • Opportunities for Growth: As our Organist, you’ll have the opportunity to actively seek innovative ways to expand and promote organ and choral music across our benefice. Your creativity and passion will be embraced as we explore new avenues to engage our community and enrich our worship experience.


  • Versatile Musicianship: Bring your proficiency and adaptability to the forefront as you play a diverse range of musical styles, from traditional hymns to contemporary compositions.
  • Choir Accompaniment: Support our small SATB robed adult choir with sensitivity and skill, guiding them through musical expressions that elevate our worship experience.
  • Musical Advocacy: Take an active role in championing the importance of organ and choral music within our benefice and beyond, fostering a culture of appreciation and participation.

Remuneration and Application Details:

  • Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, in accordance with current recommendations from the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM). Additional fees will be provided for special occasions.
  • For the full job description and application details, please visit our website at
  • For further inquiries or to express your interest, please contact Rev. Ruth Colby at T: 01636 924383.

Join Us in Harmony: Become a catalyst for musical excellence and spiritual enrichment within the Fosse Group. Together, let’s create a harmonious symphony of worship and community, where the transformative power of music resonates deeply in the hearts and souls of all who gather with us.


St George Church, Meadows

The Parish of St George in the Meadows, Nottingham, seeks a proficient organist to play for our traditional anglo-catholic Sunday worship.

Potential applicants are asked to contact the Vicar, Fr Ian McCormack (preferably via email on in the first instance) for an initial, informal conversation.

Salary/fees to be discussed.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3rd October 2023


St Mary the Virgin and All Souls Church, Bulwell – 3 manual Forster & Andrews (NPOR E01418)

The church will soon be seeking a new musician due to the previous Organist moving onto another post. Contact the church if you are interested or should you wish to support by covering at this parish until a new organist is found.


St Peter’s Church, Ravenshead

The church are looking for a musician to accompany two services every Sunday morning (working from 9.15am-12.30pm approximately). They would need to be very comfortable with traditional church organ music and in sympathy with contemporary worship. They would work under the direction of the choir master for our more traditional 9.30am service and support a small music group at the later informal 11.15am service. A brief practice with the music group would be necessary between the services. Fee TBD.

Enquiries to the Vicar; Revd Kate Byrom tel: 01623 452431 email:

Full advert here: Advertisement.


St Paul’s Church, Masborough

We have had a new vacancy at St. Paul’s for an Assistant Organist post where we are either looking for an organist or a pianist to be paid to be trained as an organist. It’s a very exciting opportunity for a prospective candidate. You can find further details online under the vacancy page on our website. Deadline: Friday 20th August, 12pm


Our Lady of the Angel’s Catholic Church, East Leake

We are looking for an organist to come and play for the 11am Sunday services at Our Lady of the Angel’s Catholic Church in East Leake.  We would need you to come fortnightly and a small fee is available. We are a friendly happy church and you would be most welcome to come and join us. Please contact Gilly Murray on 01509 853879, or Father Michael on 01509 852147, if you are interested or would like some more information. Thank you.


The Trinity Lutheran Church – POSITION NOW FILLED

Seeks an organist for 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11am at 67, Homefield Road, Bobbers Mill Nottingham. Contact Rev. Paulina Hlawiczka email:


Pipe Organ Available 

The lovely 1905 Jepson Binns 2 manual organ at the parish church of Farnsfield is unfortunately currently redundant and looking for a new home. If you are interested please look here for further details.

Need An Organist?

Below is a list of local organists who may be contacted for playing at services, weddings, or funerals in and around Nottingham:

Michael Anthony – Tel: 01773 712089


Ian Watts (weddings/funerals/services) – Tel: 07950 753429 / Tel: 0115 9637647 / email:

I can also potentially supply a mixed choir, ladies choir or male voice choir for a wedding if required, please just ask and this can be discussed.


David Butterworth MA MusB FRCO(CHM) FRSA – Tel: 0115 9625400 / Tel: 07850 833890

Please also contact David if a pipe organ or advice on restoration is required for your venue.


Richard Marsden – Tel: 07828 060523 – email:

David Watson – Tel: 07990 683000

Christopher Grey – Tel: 01664 566348

Chris Ebbern – Tel: 07792 089104 – email: – also available as a professional Baritone Soloist see website.

Shaun Hooper – Tel: 07906 038502

Aidan Kirkwood BSc (Hons) MRes (Birm) – email:


Need An Organ, Assistance or Advice (Pipe or Digital)

The following are local experts who may be available to help you:

David Butterworth (Organ Advisor) – Tel: 0115 9625400 / Tel: 07850 833890 / David Butterworth

Paul Hale (Organ Advisor) – Website

Paul Stringfellow (Hauptwerk digital Organ Advisor & Builder) –

Organists on the Radio or TV (Marketing)

Organist representatives from the society are always available to talk on radio, TV or other media outlets, please don’t hesitate to contact our Marketing representative Ian Watts if you’d like to arrange an interview with us.