Thank you Robert!

Robert Bacon has just retired as Head of St Edmund’s Junior School, Canterbury to embrace a very different lifestyle – farming! CSA is so grateful to him for his many years as its Treasurer. His wisdom has been of huge benefit … Continue reading

Cardiff Metropolitan Choir at Abbey

Most choristers are enjoying a summer break but there are some who continue to sing, often in a different cathedral.  Cardiff’s Metropolitan Cathedral Choir sang Evensong at Westminster Abbey in mid-July with Director of Music and Organist David Neville’s I give you a … Continue reading

Magna Carta Story Sung by Children

From Tuesday 7 – Friday 10 July, some 200 children will be filling Salisbury Cathedral with catchy tunes charting the course of the Magna Carta from King John’s time to today. Performers will include Salisbury Cathedral’s Junior Choir, conducted by … Continue reading

The Choir in Cinemas from 10 July

Dustin Hoffman’s latest film The Choir has a strong feel-good factor. It tells the story of Stet, a gifted 11-year old who loses his mother. James Heyneker lost his mother while a chorister at Salisbury Cathedral and he spoke to Victoria Lambert of the Daily Telegraph. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/11700950/Being-in-the-school-choir-helped-me-cope-with-my-mothers-death.html … Continue reading

Portsmouth Music 2015

Portsmouth Grammar School will be hosting CSA’s 2016 Annual Conference next May. Cathedral Director of Music, David Price, has written about the Cathedral’s musical life in the current issue of Cathedral Music – journal of the Friends of Cathedral Music. … Continue reading

Ampleforth and Wolverhampton do battle

Choristers from Ampleforth and Wolverhampton were finalists in both football and rounders when nearly 200 choristers from CSA Northern Division schools competed against each other in Wolverhampton on 20 May. Ampleforth claimed victory in both competitions – well done! The … Continue reading

Wolverhampton Here We Come!

Nearly 200 choristers from choir schools in CSA’s Northern Division are heading for Wolverhampton Wanderers Academy for their annual football and rounders tournament. Organiser Peter Morris, Director of Music at St Peter’s Collegiate Church, is delighted the football club have … Continue reading

Durham Flies Flag

A flag designed by three Durham Chorister School pupils is currently flying in Parliament Square and will also be on view for the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta celebrations at Runnymede on 15 June. 3000 guests, including Her Majesty The Queen, will be at the event organised by the National Trust and Surrey Council Council. So click below to see what to look for when you are watching TV!

The Chorister School Flag

Hereford Girls win Songs of Praise title

Hereford Cathedral School’s Cantabile Girls’ Choir has won the BBC Songs of Praise Senior School Choir of the Year Competition 2015. The 17 girls, accompanied by fellow pupil Laurence John and Cantabile Director Jo Williamson, took the audience and judges at … Continue reading