Welcome to the website of the

Royal School of Church Music 

Lincoln Area

         Updated 20th July 2014


The RSCM is an educational charity dedicated to raising standards and promoting music in every style of Christian worship and every denomination. Since 1927 it has grown into an organisation of over 11,000 members and affiliates worldwide, who are offered unique support and guidance through local and national events and publications. We promote a programme of educational events for organists, choir trainers and singers of all abilities and experience, the highlight of which is the annual Area Festival. Our Dean's and Bishop's Chorister Awards operate alongside the RSCM's Voice for Life scheme and are open to singers of all ages. For information about the RSCM's international work please visit www.rscm.com




Saturday, 11th October 2014

2.30pm – 6.00pm

St. Wulfram’s Grantham

Cost: £3.00 per singer


Contact Liz Hill (by 6th October please)

Telephone: 01529 240839


Booking Form


You are warmly invited to this year’s festival which is being held in the magnificent St. Wulfram’s Church, Grantham. It will be conducted by Aric Prentice, Director of Music at Lincoln Cathedral. This year, the afternoon session will take the form of a workshop and will end with a short evening service at 5.30pm. during which successful candidates in this year’s awards will be presented with their medals and certificates. Robed and unrobed choirs are all welcome. Drinks will be available.


The music will include Stanford's Magnificat in B flat and Greene's Thou visitest the earth. Singers can either bring their own copies or download these two items from the links below. The rest of the music will be available to learn and sing on the day.


Magnificat in B flat - Stanford (Full version)       Magnificat in B flat - Stanford (Voices only) 


Thou visitest the earth - Greene





RSCM Singing Awards

Dean's (Bronze) and Bishop's (Silver)


New Syllabus, Entry Form and other details

can be found here


The  awards are examined three times a year.

The deadline dates for entries are:

31st March

31st July

30th November

The examinations will be held 5 to 9 weeks after the deadline date for entries.


New Fees

Dean's Award £40 

Bishop's Award  £46



Mr Nicholas Pitts  

3 Burtey Fen Lane

PE11 3SR

Tel:  01775 766081  

E-mail: burteyfen@yahoo.co.uk



Lincoln Area Committee


Jane Beeson

Telephone:01652 678230

e-mail: jane.beeson@btopenworld



Anne Nugent

Telephone: 01522 880860
e-mail: aenugent@live.co.uk


Frank Cooper
Telephone: 01205 750204

email: yorkhouse.flyer@btinternet.com


Young Person's Officer

Awards Secretary

Mr Nicholas Pitts

Tel:  01775 766081  

e-mail: burteyfen@yahoo.co.uk


Membership Officer

Martyn Pidgen

Telephone:01472 840210

e-mail:  martinpidgen@greenbee.net


Education and Training Officer
Eric Wayman
Telephone: 01775 840906


Eizabeth Hill
Telephone: 01529 240839