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Royal School of Church Music director on his way to Adelaide

The International Director of the Royals School of Church Music (RSCM), Hugh Morris, is travelling to Australia in March, visiting each of the states to meet RSCM members and encourage the development of church music.

Hugh has been Director of the RSCM since August 2018.

His role is to act as CEO of the school as well having direct responsibilities for managerial and strategic leadership. He also acts as a public figurehead for the RSCM.

Hugh Morris, Director RSCM

Hugh is himself an accomplished professional musician, with significant experience as a church musician in a wide range of contexts from churches to cathedrals. He also has a background in education, having spent many years working as a qualified teacher.

He will be in South Australia from late afternoon Wednesday 6 March to early afternoon Friday 8 March. We hope to benefit from his time here to learn more about the RSCM resources to support church music.

There are is an opportunity for people of the Diocese to meet Hugh and hear a presentation of the latest new and expanded online RSCM resources.

There will follow an open forum discussion of these and the changing nature and needs of church music.

The event will take place at St Columba’s, 101 Cross Road, Hawthorn, on Thursday 7 March 7.30 pm

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Richard Black, Chair of RSCM SA branch at [email protected]