Tony will be awarded a Certificate of Special Service (CertSS)
“Tony Yates has been Organist and Choirmaster at St Margaret’s, Topsham, Exeter since 1973. He has carried out his duties with skill and enthusiasm, always keen to introduce new repertoire. During those years his choristers have taken part in many RSCM events and achieved many RSCM Awards. As a young man he sang tenor with the BBC Northern Singers and Canterbury Cathedral Choir, and countertenor with Chichester Cathedral Choir. For some years he taught singing at Dartington College of Arts.”
A pdf of the service can be downloaded from this page.