Evensong in Memory of John Gavin Scott L.V.O. (1956-2015)

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Saturday, 6 February 2016

John Scott (Organ Student 1974-78) died on 12 August 2015. Refelctions on his life and career from Andrew Nethsingha, David Hill, Christopher Robinson and Jonathan Bielby can be read here: http://www.sjcchoir.co.uk/news/john-scott-1956%E2%80%932015-organ-student-1974%E2%80%931978

This memorial evensong included first performances of two new works written specially for the service. The first item of the service was a new setting of text from the Requiem mass by Jonathan Bielby (Organ Student 1963-67). David Hill (Director of Music 2003-07 and Organ Student 1976-80) composed a setting of God be in my head, sung at the end of the service.

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