Music team

Jonathan Schranz,

 our Musical Director  (2016-2018) has been  appointed Director of Music at St George’s (Catholic) Cathedral Southwark from January 2019.  He has also accepted the post of Director of Music at the University of Greenwich.  We have enjoyed and are very grateful for his direction and have achieved much under his baton. We wish him every success for the future.

Jack Apperley has agreed to hold the fort until a permanent appointment can be made. Jack has just graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with Distinction and will be with us for the autumn term.


Della Nicholson, Accompanist

Della studied piano and violin at the Royal Manchester


Della Nicholson

College of Music. She has worked as accompanist with many local soloists and was for many years the official accompanist for the Chelmsford Opera Group under conductor Alex Ingram. She was Head of the Piano Department for the Redbridge Music Service until 2007 and has been the official accompanist for the Brentwood Choral Society since 1980 with a few years’ break in order to sing in the choir.