Our Presidents

Terry Waite CBE

Our current President is Terry Waite CBE and listed below are the Presidents and Chairmen of the Chester Music Society since its foundation in 1946.

President

Year

Sir Malcolm Sargent 1946 - 1954
Sir John Barbirolli 1954 - 1970
Sir Bernard Lovell 1971 - 2012
Terry Waite CBE 2012

 

Chairmen of the Society

Chairman

Year

Dr H. A. Freeman 1946 - 1961
Mr C. A. Hayes 1961 - 1967
Mr L. R. Dawson 1967 - 1971
Dr I. B. Terrett 1971 - 1974
Miss C. M. Baxter 1974 - 1977
Mr J. I. Morris 1977 - 1981
Dr K. Lee 1981 - 1984
Dr E. B. Ranby 1984 - 1998
Mr J. D. Herson 1998 - 2001
Mr G. S. Smith 2001 - 2010
Mr D. Woods 2011 - present

 

Vice Presidents of the Society

The Lord Bishop of Chester
The Lord Mayor of Chester
The Dean of Chester
Lord Lyndon Harrison
Martin Roscoe Esq
J I Morris Esq
M J P Cooke Esq