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New Wells Cathedral Choir recording of works by Gary Davison

Wells Cathedral Choir’s new CD of works by renowned American composer, Gary Davison, is available. Awake, my Soul is the second recording that the cathedral choir has made by Davison. All the tracks are first recordings of pieces written for and premiered by Wells Cathedral Choir, including Davison’s setting of the Requiem Mass. Alongside the choir are Philip Dukes (viola), Rachael Lloyd (mezzo-soprano), and David Bednall (organ).

This very special disc is available from the Cathedral Music Office and Cathedral Shops. For a limited time it will be available at the special price of £10.

As part of a special deal, if you buy a copy of the new Davison CD for £10 you can purchase a copy of the choir’s CD of works by John Joubert for only £5!

Vacancies for Choristers

Do you know a boy or girl in school year 4, 5 or 6 from September who would like to be a chorister at Wells Cathedral? We currently have vacancies. To find out more about auditioning for the choir, please contact or 01749 834213.

Be a Chorister for a Day

Our annual Be a Chorister for a Day event will take place on Saturday 13 October from 11.00am-5.00pm, and includes singing games, learning about the Cathedral, and finding out what a Chorister really does. Lunch is provided, and at the end of the day the children take part in Evensong with the Cathedral Choir. In the afternoon parents can take a tour of Wells Cathedral School, and have afternoon tea in Vicars’ Hall before Evensong.

If you know a child who will be aged between 7 and 9 on this date and would like to take part, please send your contact details to Melanie Lawlor in the Music Office by emailing:, or telephone 01749 674483. Places are limited, so please register early.

Lunchtime Organ Recital:

Thursday 9 August, 1.05 – 1.40pm (in the Quire)

Barry Rose, OBE (formerly of Guildford, St Paul’s, and St Albans Cathedrals)

Admission: free.  Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music