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.
Alexander Ross, Associate Dean
Alexander Ross is Associate Dean at Emmanuel College and, together with the Dean, is responsible for the provision of worship in the chapel, providing pastoral care to all members of the college and positioning the chapel as an open, welcoming and supportive space for both college members and visitors. He has recently completed his doctorate at the University of Cambridge as a Commonwealth Scholar under the supervision of former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams. His research, which he is currently working up for publication as a book, concerns the structure of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and particularly the place of metropolitical authority and the ecclesial province within its polity.
Having completed his undergraduate education in Australia and initial ministerial formation at Trinity College Theological School in Melbourne, Alex completed a Master of Theology (with Distinction) at the University of Oxford and undertook further 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. Alex is also licensed by the Bishop of Ely as Priest-Missioner for the parish of St Clement’s, Cambridge and also acts as Honorary Chaplain to the Cambridge University Officers’ Training Corps, a Spiritual Director and Pastoral Tutor 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 a young son and daughter.
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.
Mr Peter Foggitt, Director of Chapel Music
Peter Foggitt 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 a choral scholar at King’s College, Cambridge, and studied singing and piano at Trinity College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is currently reading for a PhD in Composition.
His conducting career includes work in opera – including periods as chorus master for the National Theatre and the Royal Opera Copenhagen, and as assistant conductor at The Royal Opera Covent Garden – choral music in both sacred and secular contexts, and with orchestras. Peter is also Director of Music at Hampstead Parish Church, where he conducts the professional choir and directs the orchestral concert series. Peter’s compositions and arrangements have been commissioned, recorded and broadcast internationally by artists ranging from the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral to Dame Shirley Bassey. At the piano, Peter is a laureate of competitions including the Kathleen Ferrier Award, and the Rosenblatt Recital Award. He was a finalist in the 2017 St Albans International Organ Improvisation Competition, and appears frequently in concert both as a concerto soloist and with instrumentalists and singers.
He is always delighted to hear from prospective Organ Scholars and members of the Choir.
Marcus Norrey, Senior Organ Scholar
Marcus Norrey is the Senior Organ Scholar at Emmanuel, in his second 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.
Mark Zang, Junior Organ Scholar
Mark Zang is the junior organ scholar at Emmanuel and is in his first year reading Music. He studied at the Purcell School, where he initially learnt the piano and composition, before learning the organ with Anne Marsden-Thomas. Mark has performed at venues including St Martin-in-the-Fields, Milton Court, and the Fazioli Hall in Italy.