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 Postgraduate 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.
David Bagnall, Assistant Chaplain
David is the Assistant Chaplain of Emmanuel and works alongside the Dean to support and nourish the spiritual life of the college. Beyond helping to run services and chapel events, David is also part of the welfare structures of the college, and can be reached at any time via email. David is also a PhD student, currently researching the collision of discourses within the Anglican Communion. Before coming to Emma, David was Senior Choral Scholar at King's College, Cambridge, where he read English Literature for his undergraduate degree, and Development Studies for his M.Phil. Prior to ordination, David was an English teacher before working for a church in South London. He and his wife Katharine live in Cambridge, and are looked after by their dog, Bessie.
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.
Mark Zang, Senior Organ Scholar
Mark Zang is the senior organ scholar at Emmanuel and is in his third 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.
James Mitchell, Junior Organ Scholar
James Mitchell is currently studying for the MPhil in Music at Emmanuel. He recently graduated with a Double First from Girton College, where as organ scholar he accompanied the choir on tours to Israel, Singapore and Italy alongside various UK cathedrals, as well as for two CD recordings and broadcasts on BBC Radio 4 and Cam FM. He has previously held scholarships at Ely and Manchester cathedrals.