de Merc Chamber Choir | Essex
The de Merc Chamber Choir, Harlow's leading small voices ensemble, is seeking a new and enthusiastic Musical
Director after four very successful and happy years under the directorship of Richard Brain. The de Merc Chamber
Choir is a compact, versatile mixed adult amateur choir specializing in a cappella repertoire ranging from the 16th
century through to contemporary works. Currently consisting of seventeen singers, the choir gives listeners the
opportunity of enjoying the intricacy and intimacy of unaccompanied singing that is the essence of smaller
The choir performs five to six concerts a year (principally around Essex), as well as singing for occasional
weddings and other special events or services. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings (approximating to academic
term lengths) between 20:00 - 22:00 at St Mary at Latton Church Hall, The Gowers, First Avenue, Harlow, CM20 2JP.
A full job description can be downloaded from the Choir's website or from the Choir Chairman, Graham Savage
The closing date for applications is 18th February 2017. Applicants should email a covering letter and CV to the
Choir Chairman outlining why they are interested in the post and detailing relevant experience.
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to take a full two hour evening rehearsal as an audition during late February
It is envisaged that new Musical Director will start in late April 2017, after Easter, but a later start date can
be agreed with the successful candidate if required.
The Chairman is happy to discuss the post with any prospective applicants. He may be contacted on 01279 656065 or