Following the announcement of Gary Sieling’s retirement the United Benefice of Henley with Remenham is seeking an Organist and Choirmaster/mistress for the churches of St Mary, Henley-on-Thames and St Nicholas, Remenham. Full details are available from the Parish Office, The Rectory, Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AU. T: 01491 577340 or email.
Gary Sieling MA, BMus., FRCO, who has been in post since 2014, was born in Bedfordshire and educated at Dunstable Grammar School. Following his undergraduate degree at Goldsmiths’ College, London, Gary studied organ at the Royal College of Music and St Catherine’s College, Cambridge.
Formerly organist of Dunstable Priory, Gary went on to become Assistant Master of Music at Peterborough Cathedral, where he was Conductor of the Peterborough Philharmonic Society, Director of the St Peter’s Singers, and Founder and Associate Conductor of the City of Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. He played for the Cathedral Choir on two tours of America in addition to regular TV and radio broadcasts and recordings.
Gary has considerable expertise as a solo organist, having played concerts in St Paul’s and Canterbury Cathedrals, as well as King’s College, Cambridge and Westminster Abbey. He has made ten international concert tours visiting Denmark, Germany, Italy and USA, and also works as an organ accompanist to choirs from the UK and USA on cathedral visits.