Coventry Cathedral is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Mahon as our new Director of Music. Rachel is currently the Cathedral’s Assistant Director of Music and will take up her new role at the beginning of September 2020. Our current Director of Music, Kerry Beaumont, will step down at the end of August.
John Witcombe, Dean, said this: “We have already really enjoyed and appreciated Rachel’s contribution to the Cathedral as Assistant Director of Music – her conducting and playing has brought real life to our worship, and we are delighted that she will be leading us forward as we prepare for the opportunities of the City of Culture in 2021.”
David Stone, Canon Precentor and Sub-Dean, commented: “The interview panel was really impressed by Rachel’s professional skills, visionary outlook and infectious enthusiasm for the role. We had no hesitation in appointing her and I am very much looking forward to working with her in this new capacity.”