Joe Cooper was a chorister at St Peter's Collegiate Church,
Wolverhampton where he was Head Chorister and Organ Scholar. Joe
attended the Birmingham Conservatoire under tutors Henry Fairs and Paul
Spicer. Before his appointment here he ran the music department at St
Bartholomew's in Penn for five years where he built up a successful
choir culminating in tours and the production of CDs. Now at St Alphege
he is determined to give the choirs national acclaim and make the
church the centre of music in the town. Emphasis is placed on links
with schools and music societies, but of course the most important part
of the job is the day-to-day running of the choirs resulting in the
exploration of great repertoire and high standards for all choristers
involved. Joe has been at St
Alphege since October 2012 and welcomes any interest in the choirs and
the music department. To contact him use 07935 962677 or [email protected]
We will be announcing the new member of the team at St
Vocal Coach - Allison Taylor
joined the music staff of St Alphege, Solihull in May 2014. As Allison
professional singing teacher all of the choristers are enjoying
individual attention, seeing their training from another point of view.
She is also helping some of the younger choristers with
Allison is a teacher at St Alphege Infant School and we are very pleased that the
link between church and school can be cemented even more strongly.
Allison will be a familiar face to some of our children as they sing in the
very successful 'SongSquad', St Alphege Junior School's choir.
Vacancies currently exist for Choral Scholars/Lay Clerks. Visit our Vacancies page for more information.
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