Devon County Choirs

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Schola Exe

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You and your children will be taught and cared for by a number of people. All staff have enhanced CRB disclosure.

DCJC and Schola Exe are directed by Mrs Rachel Smith.

Rachel Smith

Rachel is the Head of Junior Music at The Maynard School, Exeter and is an experienced teacher school teacher, highly regarded for her musical work with children. Rachel, herself a former member of the National Youth Choir and several Devon County music ensembles, is a well established performer in piano, choral and solo singing. She is also the Conductor of the Yellow Choir (children aged 9 - 11 years) of the National Children's Choir of Great Britain.

Rachel has been the Musical Director of Chivenor Military Wives Choir since September 2012 and of Lympstone Military Wives Choir from 2013 to 2015, returning as the MD in May 2017.
Photo of Rachel Smith

DCJC Parent Helpers:

Heidi Bate
Alex Brownlow
Anita Clark
Sarah Harrison
Sarah Kay
Natalie Quantrill
Jessica Taylor

Schole Exe Parent Helper:
Maggie Tamblin

Outreach Committee:
Andrew Downton (Musical Director of the Chorister Outreach Programme) *
James Featherstone (Headmaster, Exeter Cathedral School)
Debbie Kent (Devon Music Service)
James Mustard (Precentor)
Timothy Noon (Director of Music, Exeter Cathedral) *
Rachel Smith (Head of Junior Music, The Maynard School, Exeter)

     * these staff also accompany DCJC and Schola Exe and on occasions will conduct.