The Senior Team

Dr. Craig Cartwright

Director, Middlesbrough Cathedral Consort

Assistant Director of Music, Middlesbrough Cathedral





Mr. Tim Harrison

Cathedral and Diocesan Director of Music


Timothy Craig Harrison read music at University College, Durham. After graduating in 1983 he taught music in schools for 14 years. in 1997 Tim returned to the North East to study composition under Augustin Fernandez and taught analysis and aural skills at Newcastle University. In 2002 Tim was appointed Director of Music at St Cuthbert's Seminary, Ushaw College, Durham.


Tim was appointed to the new post of Cathedral and Diocesan Director of Music for the Diocese of Middlesbrough in September 2010.


Tim is married to Rachel and they have five children. He juggles his life between his family and his work as a composer and choral director.

Mr. John Perkins

Choir Administrator


Mr. Robin Harrison

Vocal Coach


Robin began lessons with Graham Eccles, gaining his Grade 8 in two years. At 15 he received a bursary towards masterclasses with David Titterington and Petr Eben at Dartington International Summer School. Regular teachers have included Noel Rawsthorne, Margaret Phillips (RNCM) and Roger Fisher. His PhD is on “The Late Style of Frank Bridge”. He has recently played at Ripon and Durham Cathedrals and York Minster and has also performed at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool Cathedral and Chester Cathedral.

He taught Academic Studies to RNCM undergraduates and has been Director of Music at independent schools nationally and internationally. His pupils have won exam awards for 8 years

Robin is Chapel Organist at Barnard Castle School (as well as Director of Music at the Prep School) and Organist plus choir director at Yarm Parish Church.


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