Current vacancies at Wells Cathedral

Tenor Vicar Choral

Applications are invited from experienced singers. Free housing in the beautiful medieval Vicars’ Close, with a competitive salary and fees package.

Enquiries to: Mr Matthew Owens, Organist & Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral Music Office, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

Application Pack for Tenor VC October 2017, Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Vacancies for Countertenor and Bass Scholars

Posts run from September 2018 and includes free housing in the beautiful medieval Vicars’ Close with a generous scholarship, extra fees package, and funding for singing lessons. Opportunities for work at Wells Cathedral School may be available.

Applications are welcome from experienced gap-year students or graduates.

Download CATHEDRAL-APPLICATION-FORMApplication Pack for Choral Scholars Nov 2018 and EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM here.

For full details please contact: Mr Matthew Owens, Organist and Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral Music Office, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483 or email: musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

Volunteer Chaplains Needed!

Do you like meeting and helping new people? Could you offer one or two days a month?

Our Duty Chaplains, Licenced Readers and ordained members of the clergy are available to Cathedral visitors for pastoral counselling or conversation.  They conduct short prayers at the clock on the hour and, if ordained, celebrate Holy Communion at 12.25pm on Tuesdays.

Duties are between 10am to 4pm on a rota basis throughout the Visitor Season (currently March-October) and a lunch voucher is provided.

If you would like to join the Wells Cathedral team of volunteers, we would be delighted to hear from you. For more information please contact the Cathedral’s Volunteer Coordinator on 01749 674483 or email us at volunteers@wellscathedral.uk.net

Training and support is given. We look forward to hearing from you!

Choristers

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Matthew Owens, Organist & Master of the Choristers, is always pleased to hear from parents of prospective choristers and we are particularly looking for children in current school years 3 to 5 to start in September 2017. We will be holding pre-auditions in November and December 2017 in advance of the main auditions in January.

Scholarships and additional bursaries for Wells Cathedral School, which all choristers attend, are available.

For more information, please telephone 01749 834213 or 01749 674483 or email musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

“one of the most impressive of today’s British cathedral choirs” in “world-class form” Gramophone Magazine

Click here for more information about Wells Cathedral choristers.

Volunteers Needed

Do you like helping and meeting new people?

Can you spare a couple of hours a week or month?

We have various roles available, but primarily volunteers are needed to greet, welcome and offer help to visitors to Wells Cathedral.

Volunteer

If you or a friend would like to join the Wells Cathedral team of volunteers, we would be delighted to hear from you.

For more information please contact our Volunteers Co-ordinator by email via ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net, by telephone on 01749 674483 or by post to Cathedral Offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UE.

Training and support is given.