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New Musical Director

On Sunday 21st October 2018 it was announced that Alistair Dean is to take up the post of Musical Director at Holy Trinity church. Alistair was born and brought up in Weymouth and has a wealth of experience in music of all kinds.

Our photo below shows the vicar, Canon Andrew, welcoming Alastair on the steps of Holy Trinity Church

Alistair started learning the piano when he was 6 years old and he studied organ at St Mary’s church, Weymouth. After university he perused his professional career on luxury cruise liners and has worked as a pianist at top London venues including Claridges, The Dorchester, The Grosvenor and Harrods as well as many of the London Theatres. For nine years he taught music at the famous Italia Conti Academy.  His own vocal training was primarily in the classical style.  Alistair is also a conductor of orchestras and ensembles as well as leading choirs both large and small. He also has a wealth of experience working with primary schools and young people.

The vicar of Holy Trinity, Weymouth Canon Andrew Gough said:  “We are delighted to welcome Alistair with his wealth of experience. He has particular skills with young people and we hope that he will use those skills to not only develop the church choir but introduce all kinds of musical activities at the church.”

The church are offering to assist in paying for music scholarships for children who would like to learn to sing and families interested in finding out more regarding the criteria for funding may contact Alistair or the Vicar at the church office 01305 760354. Furthermore Alistair would be pleased to hear from anyone who would like to know more about joining the church choir.

23 October 2018

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    It is good to see some new members in the church choir. If anyone would like to join with a busy year of singing planned then please come along and speak to Alistair Dean our Musical Director or the vicar or contact the vicar’s office 01305 760354. All ages welcome with bursaries available for up to 6 young people. WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU


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Vicar’s letter for November 2018


Once again we come round to November, the month of Remembrance. On All Souls Day (2nd November) the Church gathers to remember the faithful departed. At Holy Trinity church on Friday, 2nd November at 10.30am we shall gather together for a Requiem Eucharist to remember all our departed loved ones and friends. We shall remember them publicly at the altar during the service. Please enter names you wish to be remembered on the list on the board in the organ transept.

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