Conductor and Musical Director


Organisation: The Sitwell Singers

The Sitwell Singers, an auditioned choir established and well-regarded for 50 years, are looking to engage a new Conductor/Musical Director to continue the work of our late conductor Malcolm Goldring.

Currently an SSAATTBB group of about 32, we perform in cathedral, church stately home and halls in and around Derbyshire; our musical tastes range from early Renaissance to 21st century and avant-garde, single and double choir, a cappella and accompanied, sacred and secular (e.g. Tchaikovsky Motets, Taverner's Requiem Fragments, Richard `Rodney Bennett's Nonsense Poems and specially commissioned pieces)

Meeting during school terms (Monday evenings 7.45pm at St John's Church, Bridge Street, Derby, we give regular concerts, host a popular Come and Sing Day and invite outside professionals to take workshop events to broaden our musical horizons. We are working towards making the new appointment in 2022, currently rehearsing under our deputy conductor.

Further information, details of our history and future proposed concerts, and details of our appointment process are available on our website or phone David Farmer on 0777 218 4313 / email

Interviews to be held initially by Zoom at the end of January 2022

If successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to take part of a rehearsal during early February 2022

Remuneration will reflect current market rates

We invite submission of a CV and Personal Statement to be sent to

Closing Date: 31/12/2021

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