AT A virtual evensong, the Chair of the Council of the Royal School of Church Music, the Very Revd John Hall, presented the following on 24 October:
Fellowship of the RSCM: Ian Church (former Vice-Chair of the RSCM’s governing council, and member of the RSCM Guildford Area Committee); Marty Haugen (liturgical composer, workshop presenter, performing and recording artist, and author); William Renwick (Professor Emeritus of Music at McMaster University, Canada); Roger Sayer (Director of Music of Temple Church, London); the Very Revd Dr Robert Willis (Dean of Canterbury, hymn writer).
Associateship of the RSCM: the Revd Ally Barrett (Chaplain of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, author of hymnody); John Belcher (formerly organist of Chester Cathedral, St Peter’s, Bournemouth, St Asaph Cathedral, Tewkesbury Abbey, and St Peter and St Paul with St Mark, Godalming); Ross Cobb (Organist and Director of Music at St Andrew’s, Cathedral, Sydney, and President of RSCM Australia); Deon Irish (organist of St Michael and All Angels, Observatory, Cape Town); Richard Madden (choral director and composer); Philip Rushforth (Director of Music of Chester Cathedral).
Membership of the RSCM: Gary Cole (record producer); Canon Nicholas Thistlethwaite (formerly Canon Precentor of Guildford Cathedral, and organ consultant).
Certificate of Special Service: Jason Abel (US); Graham Bell (South Australia); Warren Bourne (South Australia); Brent Erstad (US); Haulwen Jones (Wales); Tracey Lawes (Canterbury); Colin Lynch (Massachusetts); Addie Peyronnin (US); Gordon Pike (Exeter); Marilyn Prescott (Lancashire); Brendon Quinn (Shropshire); Margaret Redman (South Africa); Jean Routley (Bristol and North Somerset); Leslie Ryan (South Wales); Stephen Sewell (Lancashire); Tony Yates (Exeter).