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Emily, 2nd Year


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Jeremy Caddick, Dean

Jeremy Caddick has been Dean and Chaplain of Emmanuel since 1994. As well as being responsible for the life and worship of the Chapel he contributes to the pastoral care of the whole College community. He works closely with the College Counsellor. Enquiries about being baptised, confirmed or married in the College Chapel should be directed to him. He is also a Tutor to Graduate Students and the Praelector – the person who presents candidates for their degrees in the Senate House. He teaches Medical Ethics and Law to pre-clinical medical students in the University.

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Alexander Ross, Assistant Chaplain

Alexander Ross is a doctoral student and Commonwealth Scholar in the Faculty of Divinity. His current research concerns the structure of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and particularly the place of metropolitical authority and the ecclesial province within its polity. Originally from Australia, he completed a Master of Theology at the University of Oxford and undertook ministerial formation at Ripon College Cuddesdon. He was ordained deacon by the Bishop of Oxford by Letters Dimissory before returning to Australia where he was ordained priest and served a parish within the Diocese of Melbourne.

Alex is a keen rower and active member of the Emmanuel Boat Club. He also has responsibilities outside the College as Honorary Chaplain to the Cambridge University Officers’ Training Corps, a Spiritual Director for ordinands attached to Westcott House, and as a Vocation Advisor within the Diocese of Ely. He is married to Kirsty, Chaplain of Trinity College, Cambridge, and they have one young son and are expecting a daughter in the Easter Term.

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Dr Christopher Whitton, Director of Music

As Director of Music Christopher Whitton takes overall responsibility for non-academic music in College. He works with the Director of Chapel Music to elect and support the two organ scholars and to oversee the work of the choir, as well as occasionally playing and conducting.

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Mr Richard Latham, Director of Chapel Music

Richard Latham is the Director of Chapel Music at Emmanuel, responsible for planning and directing the activities of the Choir and the work of the organ scholars. He was organ scholar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and later choral scholar at King’s College. After working in New York as an organist he trained as a singer at the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. He returned to Cambridge in 2010 and has been combining his work as a singer with directing the choir at Emmanuel.

On the concert platform Richard has performed Schumann's Szenen aus Goethes Faust with Stephen Cleobury and the Choir of King's College, Cambridge and Fauré’s Requiem with the Philharmonia Chorus and Southbank Sinfonia. He works regularly with Richard Egarr and the Academy of Ancient Music and, most recently, sang the role of Pastore II in Monteverdi’s Orfeo with the AAM at the Barbican. He also appears as a soloist on a number of recordings, including the St John Passion (AAM), vocal works by Christopher Gibbons (AAM) and Orfeo (Taverner Consort and Players, conducted by Andrew Parrott).

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Hugh Crook, Senior Organ Scholar

Hugh Crook is the Senior Organ Scholar at Emmanuel and in his third year reading Engineering. Before starting at Cambridge, Hugh studied at the College of Richard Collyer, Horsham, and was organist of St Margaret’s Church, Warnham during his sixth form studies. Recently, Hugh has played for several services in local cathedrals, as well as taking part in masterclasses with, among others, David Briggs and David Goode. He holds a DipABRSM with Distinction in Piano Performance, as well as being an Associate of the Royal College of Organists. Currently, Hugh learns organ with Steven Farr.

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Marcus Norrey, Junior Organ Scholar

Marcus Norrey is the Junior Organ Scholar at Emmanuel, in his first year reading medicine. Before studying at Cambridge, Marcus attended Eton College, where he was an academic and music scholar. He was a treble in the college Chapel choir and later became an organist, studying under Tim Byram-Wigfield and David Goode. Recently, Marcus has played for recitals in Paris and Westminster Cathedral.

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