About RSCM NZ

Psallam spiritu et mente    I will sing with the spirit and with the understanding also

The Royal School of Church Music New Zealand shares the objects of its parent body, The Royal School of Church Music in the United Kingdom.

Beyond the principal object of furthering in New Zealand the objects of the RSCM, RSCMNZ seeks to:

be the voice of RSCM in the public arena

provide a forum within New Zealand of all Branches of RSCMNZ

provide within New Zealand a continuing education programme for all members

assist with the correlation of musical activities within New Zealand

help organise, guide and promote RSCM activities within New Zealand

fund-raise for RSCM

co-ordinate resource supplies for the benefit of Branches

disseminate information

liaise with other national and international organisations

liaise with theological seminaries and other ministry training bodies

stimulate ecumenism

foster friendship amongst church musicians throughout New Zealand and overseas

negotiate concessions and contractual arrangements with publishers and copyright holders

publish musical works

RSCM NZ Council members

President
Paul Ellis
Christchurch
Treasurer
Steve Woodside
Christchurch
Minutes Secretary
Revd Alison Pitts
Porirua
Communications
Dr Robert Tait
Christchurch
Branch Chairpersons
Neil Shroff
Auckland
David Brookes
Waikato
Revd. Alison Stewart
Wellington
Paul Ellis (Acting)
Canterbury
Co-opted members
Bruce A Aitken
Otago & Southland Representative
Ex-Officio
Director of RSCM
United Kingdom