Music Staff

Cathedral and Diocesan Director of Music
Timothy Craig Harrison BA Hons , MMus, LTCL

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 Agustin 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 took up 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.



Craig Cartwright

Adult Choir Director

Margaret Savage

Music Groups

Laurie, Beth and Samantha Haley, Katie Bainbridge and Beverly Tester.

The Haleys have been parishioners at the Cathedral since the year 2000. During this time they and the other members of the group have provided music for many services. The group plays regularly for Sunday evening Mass.