Links and Useful Contacts

The Most Reverend and Rt Hon The Archbishop of Canterbury

Nominates a trustee.

The Most Reverend and Rt Hon The Archbishop of York

Nominates a trustee.

Choir Schools Association
39 Grange Close
Hants SO23 9RS
Telephone: 01962 890 530

Nominates a trustee as well as representing 44 choir schools throughout the UK. An invaluable resource for all those considering life as a chorister as well as providing bursaries towards fees.

The Church in Wales

Church of England

Church of Ireland

Cathedral Music Trust
27 Old Gloucester Street
London WC1N 3XX

A membership organisation that supports cathedral-style music in choral foundations of all denominations.

Help Musicians Uk
7-11 Britannia Street
London WC1X 9JS
Telephone: (020) 7239 9100

The largest charity helping musicians and their dependants throughout the British Isles.

The Pilling Trust
18 Prince Charles Gardens
Weld Road
Lancs. PR8 2EU

Another charity that supports the use of the choral liturgy.

Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2RL
Telephone: (020) 7591 4300

Nominates a trustee.

Royal College of Organists
PO Box 7328
New Milton
Hampshire BH25 9DU
Telephone: 05600 767 208

Nominates a trustee.

Royal School of Church Music
19 The Close
Wiltshire SP1 2EB
Telephone: 01722 424848

St Michael's College Society
c/o Michael Hart
The Threshing House
Worcs. WR15 8PP

The association for former pupils of St Michael's College.

Independent Schools Council
27 Queen Anne's Gate
London SW1H 9BU

The ISC provides advice on educational grants available for pupils at independent fee-paying schools.

Educational Trusts Forum

The ETF is an informal association of grant-making trusts and foundations which give grants to assist with the fees and other expenses of children at schools in the UK.

Ecclesiastical Music Trust
c/o Dr Simon Lindley
17 Fulneck
Pudsey LS28 8NT
Telephone: 01132 556 143

The EMT makes grants to assist with the fees of pupils at recognised choir schools in the Anglo-Catholic tradition.

Federation of Cathedral Old Choristers’ Associations

FCOCA is for the benefit of associations for former choristers.

Hereford Cathedral Library & Archives
5 College Cloisters
Hereford HR1 2NG
Telephone: 01432 374 225

The Cathedral Library contains the records of St Michael's College, Tenbury (1852–1982) founded by Sir Frederick Ouseley, Precentor of Hereford Cathedral (1855–89).


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