The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth

People

Caren Courts

Caren Courts was born in Birmingham and started her singing career as a chorister with various choirs including the City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus. Following this she gained a place on the vocal and operatic studies course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, where she studied with Miriam Bowen […]

Duncan Courts, Director of Music

Duncan Courts

Duncan Courts is the Director of Music at St Peter’s, and is responsible for overseeing all music-making in the church. He directs the church choir of boys, girls and adults, and the St. Peter’s Chamber Choir and Consort, and accompanies the St. Peter’s Singers. Duncan studied the organ with Andrew M. Wilson and Margaret Phillips, acquiring the […]

Timothy Kettle

Tim’s roles at St Peter’s include: Ringing for Sunday services Arrange and run bell ringing practices weekly Teaching new ringers Gather ringing teams for weddings and special occassions Arrange for visiting teams of ringers and other branch members to use our bells Maintenance of the ringing chamber and belfry, and liaising with the bellfounders