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succentor

(səkˈsɛntə)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the deputy of the precentor of a cathedral that has retained its statutes from pre-Reformation days
[C17: from Late Latin: one who accompanies singing, from succinere to accompany, from Latin canere to sing]
sucˈcentorship n
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Stephen Stavrou is Succentor at Southwark Cathedral and Chaplain to the Guy's Campus of King's College, London
As the succentor and Dean's Vicar of the 664-year-old St George's Chapel, Michael not only provided the pastoral care for the castle's live-in community but helped prepare regular religious ceremonies and was in attendance at some of this century's most significant events held at Windsor from the funeral of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, on November 5, 2004, to the service of prayer and dedication to mark the marriage of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in April 2005.
In 2003 he was asked if he wanted to apply for the joint jobs of succentor (responsible for music and liturgy) and Dean's Vicar at Windsor.
The Choir and the Succentor proceed to their stalls in the Quire, the Canons of Windsor, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Windsor proceed to their places in the Sanctuary.
Missa Brevis - Walton; A hymn to the Virgin - Britten; Preacher: The Succentor.
Around 250 family and friends attended the ceremony which was led by Succentor Simon Reynolds.