Simon Lole to receive RSCM Award

Saturday 5th October 2019 – Salisbury Cathedral, 5.30pm
Every year the RSCM Council confers Honorary Awards on those who have made outstanding contributions to church music. This year Simon Lole, Director of Music at St Mary’s Church, along with a number of other recipients, will be presented with the award by the Director of the RSCM at evensong in the cathedral on 5th October.


The following information is from the RSCM about this event:

This year’s Celebration Day is taking place on 5 October 2019 at Salisbury Cathedral with Evensong starting at 5.30pm and lasting approximately an hour. All are welcome to attend the service and we look forward to seeing as many supporters as possible on the day.

Many heartfelt congratulations to all those receiving an RSCM Honorary Award this year as detailed below:

Fellows of the RSCM (FRSCM)

Awarded for achievements in church music and/or liturgy of international significance, or for exceptional musical and/or liturgical work within the RSCM:

Ann Bond

Michael Deasey

Keith and Kristyn Getty

Andrew Reid

Associates of the RSCM (ARSCM)

Awarded for achievements in church music and/or liturgy of national significance, or for important musical and/or liturgical work within the RSCM:

Tom Clammer

Michael Emerson

Michael Kleinschmidt

Simon Lole

Susan Jane Matthews

Andrew Morris

Carol Anne Taylor

David Wright

Honorary Members of the RSCM (HonRSCM)

Awarded for exceptional or very significant work that has contributed to the cause of church music and/or liturgy at international or national levels, or within the RSCM, but which is not primarily musical or liturgical:

Betsy Calhoun

Michael Perrier

Andrew Robinson

Shirley Rowson

Certificates of  Special Service (CERTSS)

Awarded for significant administrative work as a voluntary officer or member of staff within the RSCM; or an award for a significant contribution to church music and/or liturgy at a local level:

Andrew Benoy

Peter Elliott

Ronald Fletcher

Virginia Gallagher

Douglas Milsom