Cambridge - Emmanuel College
|Sunday||Choral Evensong 18.00|
|Thursday||Sung Eucharist 18.00|
Director of Music
Professor Susan Rankin (since )
The voluntary chapel choir of mixed voices consists of twenty undergraduates and graduates who sing the two weekly choral services. They have made a number of recent CDs and undertaken a tour to the Festival de Mexico. Their training and direction is undertaken by the Senior Organ Scholar and the Assistant Organist.
The original organ was a Father Smith built in the West Gallery. It was rebuilt in the 18th century by Turner and in the 19th century by Hill. After the 1964 rebuild by Hill, Norman & Beard, which overflowed the original Smith case, a major rebuild was undertaken in 1988 by Kenneth Jones of Bray, Ireland. This is a three manual instrument with mechanical action and 34 stops, which incorporates all the surviving Smith pipes withing the existing Smith case.
The Revd Jeremy Caddick (since )
The college was founded in 1584 by Sir Walter Mildmay. The Chapel, fronted by the thirteen tall windows of the Long Gallery and its arches of the cloister below, was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and completed in 1673. The distinctive drum and cupola above the clock are a step towards Wren's tall towers and steeples of his City churches. The fine internal woodwork, chandelier, reredos and plaster ceiling all date from this time, though unlikely to have been by Wren.
FCM at Cambridge
FCM Diocesan Representative
Thomas Neal (Clare College)