The Revd Canon Dr Victoria Johnson

Victoria is the Canon Precentor of York Minster, overseeing the musical and liturgical life of the Cathedral. Prior to her role in York, she was a Canon at Ely Cathedral and Parish Priest in Manchester. Before ordination she worked as a cancer research scientist and an advocate for interdisciplinary thinking. Victoria has sung in and directed choirs of all sizes and abilities, currently singing with Chamber Choirs in York. She is passionate about access to music and the arts and has a particular interest in arts festivals which improve access for new and diverse audiences. She is a trustee for the National Centre for Early Music in York and the Church Music Society. She sings daily as part of her work in York Minster and also writes about the arts and music, and the intersection between faith and science.