The Choir Organ

The Swell Organ

Director of Music

National Pipe Organ Register

Organ CD Details & how to order

St. Mary's Church

Choral & Organ Scholarships

St. Mary's is keen to appoint two choral scholars and one organ scholar to start after Easter 2022. For details click on this link:-
Music Scholarships 2022.

The Choir

The choir supports almost all of the main Sunday morning services, performing an anthem most weeks, and sings as required for weddings and funerals. Members of the choir form the backbone of the Festival semi chorus supported by other local churches and singers. There is no charge for membership of the choir. New choir members would be very welcome – please contact the Director of Music.

The Organ

The organ has three manuals and one pedal keyboard with electro-pneumatic action. The choir and great organs are located in the nave, while the swell organ is in the chancel. A technical specification can be found in the National Pipe Organ Register.

Click here to download a short video clip of Matthew Cooke playing the organ.

Matthew has recorded a CD of favourite organ music which is being sold to help the organ fund. For full details and how to order click here.

Piano & Harmonium

We also have a large Bluthner grand piano that is in good condition, and a De Bain harmonium. The harmonium was used to great effect by the Scott Brothers in their 2015 Petworth Festival performance.

Concerts & Recitals

The church is available for concerts and recitals. To arrange a musical event, please contact the Director of Music (who can provide accompaniment) regarding requirements.

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