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Emma Gibbins

Emma Gibbins began her musical career as organ scholar at Pembroke
College, Cambridge, subsequently holding organ scholar posts at St.
Martin-in-the-Fields and Southwell Minster. She studied for an MMus in
Organ Performance at the Royal College of Music, before spending a
number of years working in and around London as Director of Music at
High Wycombe Parish Church, Associate Organist at St. Sepulchre-
without-Newgate in the City of London, Director of a newly formed
Girls’ Choir at Brentwood Cathedral in Essex and accompanist of the
South West London Choral Society.  Emma relocated to Northern Ireland
in 2008 to take up the position of Director of Music at St. George’s
Church in Belfast, where she also taught piano and organ, worked as an
accompanist in the music department at Queen’s University, directed the
Belfast Phoenix Choir and accompanied the St George’s Singers. She
moved to Newport in 2015 as Director of Music at Newport Cathedral,
where she is responsible for directing the cathedral’s choir of men and
boys and has also established a new girls’ choir and cathedral voluntary
choir. She teaches piano for Gwent Music, directs the Adams Chorale,
accompanies two Newport “Forget me not choruses” for dementia
sufferers and the Cardiff based Chamber Choir, Caritas, and is Chair of
the South East Wales RSCM committee.

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