April 21, 2015

A worthy Fellow

Paul Ellis (right) receives his Fellowship parchment (FRSCM) from RSCM Director, Andrew Reid, 15 April 2015 at St Michael and All Angels, Christchurch NZ. The presentation was made at the conclusion of an inspiring workshop for a church full of choristers and supporters.

The award valedictory, recited by Vicar, Andrew Starky, referred to Paul’s over 20 years of service as President of Royal School of Church Music NZ and his many more years as a musical leader and teacher in Christchurch together with his influence more widely in NZ and even further afield.

Refer to the Canterbury page of this website for stories and photographs related to other Award recipients.Paul Ellis FRSCM
Photograph courtesy Alistair Kinniburgh.