Music Staff



Director of Music - Jamie Hitel


Jamie Hitel has been Director of Music at Christ Church Greenwich since August 2008.

A graduate of Cambridge University, Jamie Hitel was formerly Director of Music at Waltham Abbey, England, before moving to the United States in 2000, to take up the post of Organist and Choirmaster at St Paul's Episcopal Church, Akron, Ohio. Jamie maintains an active recital career. He became an American citizen in 2009.

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Associate Director of Music - Jonathan Ryan

Jonathan Ryan has been Associate Director of Music at Christ Church Greenwich since October 2013.


A prize winning organist, he has been praised for his strong communicative skills in a variety of styles, and has emerged as one of North America’s premier concert artists. Jonathan directs the Christ Church Singers, and assists with accompanying and rehearsing the choristers.


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Assistant Music Administrator - Charlotte Gage


Charlotte would love to talk with you about the opportunities for your child available through the music program at Christ Church.

We are also ably assisted by Ellen Sisson, Singing Teacher and Director of the St Nicholas Choir, and Christopher Klaich, Assistant to the Director of Music.

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