Rupert Edward Elessing (baptised Robert) JEFFCOAT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1970-06-23
Education St Mary's Music Sch Edinburgh (Episcopal Cathedral chorister), Glenalmond Coll (music scholar), St Catharine's Coll Cambridge (scholar and organ scholar, Ord travel grant), Royal Coll of Organists, Univ of Salford, Queen's Fndn for Ecumenical Theological Educn
Books & Publications Publications Now Go In Peace (2003), The Edge of God (contrib, 2008); many other compositions, articles and papers for magazines, jls and instns; some 300 compositions, 400 sermons
Recreations most European languages and literature, travelling, cooking, translating, learning from my children, hill walking
Clubs Scottish Arts
Style The Rev Rupert Jeffcoat
Career composer, arranger, conductor, organist, pianist, accompanist and writer; acting asst organist Guildford Cathedral 1989, church appts Northampton 1992, London 1994 and Pickering 1995, music asst Edinburgh Int Festival 1992-95, music teacher and tutor Ampleforth Coll 1993-95, asst organist St Philip's Cathedral Birmingham 1995-97, accompanist Birmingham Bach Choir 1995-97, music teacher Bluecoat Sch Birmingham 1995-97, musical dir Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir 1996-99, dir of music Coventry Cathedral 1997-2005, dir of music and organist St John's Cathedral Brisbane 2005-10, music staff St Luke's Chelsea 2011-, memb of staff Birmingham Conservatoire, accompanist Nat Youth Orch; performer: piano duet and two-piano recitals (with bro Richard) 1976-, organ recitals UK and Europe 1988-; compositions incl: Missa Jacet Granum (for Canterbury Cathedral Choir) 1998, Here is my Servant 2000, The Prophet (words by Ted Hughes) 2000, Third Service 2000, Advent Calendar 2000 (words by Archbishop of Canterbury), Mass for Oakham 2001, Tabernacle of Peace 2001, Common Worship Psalter 2003-06, Poor World 2004, Four Corners 2006, The Disciples Awakening 2009, Toccatarama! 2009, A Barrel of Carols 2010, 1712 Overture (for organ) 2011, Etudiego 2012, Getting in the Doldrums (for orch) 2012, Les Marteaux sans Maitres (for 15 pianos) 2013, Muse-ings (for chamber ensemble) 2013, Chansons sans Chants 2013, Versuchung (for 2 pianos) 2013, Geige Counter (for string quartet) 2013, Synthony 2013; also composed music for nat, state and diocesan occasions in Australia; recitals in Australia and NZ 2005-; dir of music for various BBC progs, recorded and broadcast on BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4, appeared on German radio and Japanese and American TV, directed, played and produced several CDs; examiner Royal Sch of Church Music, tutor Guild of Church Musicians, leader cathedral choir tours and choral workshops, adjudicated at music festivals and sch competitions, pre-concert talks for Australian String Quartet 2007-, various organ-building consultancies, choral clinician Australia and NZ 2006-10; recitals, lectures and papers given throughout Australasia; memb: Cathedral Organists Assoc 1997-, Ctee ISM (Warks) 2001-, Performing Right Soc 2002-, Assoc of Ordinands 2002-, Coll of Preachers 2002-, Royal Philharmonic Soc 2003-, Anglican-Lutheran Soc 2003-, Fedn of Cathedral Old Choristers Assoc, Friends of Cathedral Music, Coventry and Warks Organists Assoc, Foleshill Multicultural Forum, Cncl for Music in Hospitals; fndr memb Mendelssohn on Mull Festival 1988; vice-patron EXPLORE, tstee Thomas Garratt Fund, involved with Live Music Now!; Prizewinner FRCO 1991
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Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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