Raymond was the organist and Director of Music at Hillside Methodist Church for 44 years and retired in October 2013. Over that time he composed four musicals, plus many hymn tunes. He is an Associate of the Royal College of Organists.
1988 Samuel, the old testament story, featured on BBC Northwest, re-written in 1996 for children and staged at the Guild Hall Preston, and the newly built Bridgewater Hall, Manchester raising £31,000 for the NCH.
1992 Francis, the story of the famous Saint from Assisi, re-written and staged a the Bridgewater in 1999
1998 The Small Woman , based on the true story of Gladys Alywood and of the film "The Inn of the Sixth Happiness"
2000 Anno Domini a musical whirlwind history of Christianity. Individual songs may be used during worship.
Some of Raymonds music may be purchased on SibeliusMusic.com
All enquiries about Raymonds music to firstname.lastname@example.org or 01257 277633 or to White Coppice Farm