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CMF's work is carried out by our network of UK advisers. You can find out more about their work here, and contact the adviser most closely suited to your needs directly.

 


Advisers

NIGEL GROOME
Music Adviser

Based: London
Nigel is working closely with Anglican Catholic Future to restore and encourage the development of liturgical music at all levels. He is passionate about using the powerful tool of music for mission and outreach. He is Director of Music at St Matthew's, Westminster, and worked for over twenty years as a music advisor to the Royal School of Church Music...
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JON PAYNE
Music Adviser

Based: Bradford
Jon specialises in working with younger singers: in churches, schools, and community settings. He is Sub-Organist and Assistant Director of Music at Bradford Cathedral. He was Director of Music at St Thomas, Stourbridge, and Director of Armonico Consort's Academy Youth Choirs. He has worked for the Royal School of Church Music and the National Foundation for Youth Music, and led the music...
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FRANCES NOVILLO
Music Adviser

Based: London
Frances Novillo is fascinated by congregational singing, a unique context in which all are invited to sing as a means of praying and praising, regardless of musical background or ability. She's an inspiration to those who thought they could never sing, and those who thought they could never get their congregations singing. With practical advice, an enthusiastic positive manner...
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BAZ CHAPMAN
Education & Young People's Adviser

Based: Birmingham
Baz is a music education consultant, designer and project manager. Previously Programme Director of 'Sing Up', the National Singing Programme; Regional Director of Teaching Leaders; West Midlands Director of MusicLeader; and Chorus & Projects Manager at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Baz works freelance, developing projects, programmes and resources...
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CATHERINE CLARK DEMETRIADI
Fundraising & Development Adviser

Based: Scotland
Catherine Demetriadi, MInstF, is the former Head of Development for the Royal School of Church Music. She has worked full-time and as a consultant development officer for over thirty years, and as a newspaper columnist in Masachusetts for six years. She is a regular commentator in British 'Third Sector' media and a member in good standing of the Institute of Fundraising...
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JULIAN DEMETRIADI
Communications & Outreach Adviser

Based: Scotland

Julian Demetriadi started his career in the hotel industry and became the specialist writer/journalist on the Catering Times, which was the weekly rival to Caterer and Hotelkeeper. He went on to edit Hospitality magazine and manage the public relations for the industry's professional body, Hotel & Catering International Management Association, and in 2006/7 managed the PR for the...
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Fr OLIVER COSS SSC
Liturgical Adviser

Based: Northampton
The Revd Oliver Coss was raised in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, singing and playing the organ in various churches around the town. In 2000, he crossed the Humber to read Internet Computing at Hull University's new Scarborough Campus, where he worshipped at St Martin-on-the-Hill, singing and playing under Alan Dance. An industrial year took him across the Pennines to Manchester...
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