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Choir Schools are amazing places where young choristers enjoy learning and playing. Their work takes them into stunningly beautiful buildings on a daily basis.

There is no better educational and musical training start for boys and girls aged 7 years and up who love to sing.

The Choir Schools’ Association is here to help parents and youngsters to make the most of this incredible opportunity.

If you would like to know how you can help us please click here.

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Former Durham Head Remembered

It is with sadness we report that Commander Raymond Lawrence, Headmaster of The Chorister School from 1978-1994, died on 24 July, aged 87. His successor, Stephen Drew (1994-2002) writes: “The ongoing success of The Chorister School at Durham Cathedral owes a great deal to Ray Lawrence. In 1978 he became its first twentieth century headmaster not … Continue reading →

Hear the Choristers

Choristers regularly broadcast on radio, and are often in the recording studio which means there is a wealth of wonderful music to be enjoyed.

You can visit the BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong site to listen to the weekly live broadcasts from around the country. You can also tune in to BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Worship each week.

Also, the Friends of Cathedral Music website publishes details on both specialist and general recording labels featuring Cathedral, Collegiate and Church choirs.

Another useful site is: choralevensong.org where you will find local sung services. “Choral Evensong is a 45-minute long peace-inducing church service …… allowing listeners time for restful contemplation – church members, agnostics and atheists alike. It is both free of charge and free of religious commitment.”