King’s Singer Returns to Hereford

Patrick Dunachie, the latest recruit to the internationally acclaimed King’s Singers, was back in Hereford recently. He was a chorister and a pupil at Hereford Cathedral School before winning a choral scholarship to King’s College, Cambridge. He and the rest of the King’s Singers spent a day in Hereford, working with local primary school pupils and … Continue reading →

CD Launched to Help Fund Choristers

   ‘Jubilate: 500 years of cathedral music’ was launched last week and is already heading up the charts! St Paul’s Cathedral Choir has joined forces with 50 young choristers from cathedrals across the UK for the album  ‘Jubilate’, which is directed by Andrew Carwood and released by which is released by Decca Classics and Classic FM.   Every copy of … Continue reading →

Sing Up Day Returns on 22 March!

Every year since 2010, Sing Up, the award-winning organisation providing the complete singing package for schools through resources, training and guidance, has organised a special day to celebrate the power of song. On 22 March thousands of children and young people from all over the world will raise their voices and sing this year’s specially commissioned anthem. … Continue reading →

New Head for Prebendal Chichester

Louise Salmond Smith is to become the first female Head of The Prebendal School in Chichester in nearly 900 years when Tim Cannell retires to France in the summer. She is currently Head of Junior School at Tormead School, Guildford but has taught in a variety of schools in both the maintained and independent sectors. … Continue reading →

Jubilate 500 Launch This Week!

Jubilate – 500 years of cathedral music is set for release this Friday (17 March) and you can pre-order NOW if you haven’t already done so, by going to https://decca.lnk.to/stpaulsID to choose your method of delivery. Classic FM and Decca have collaborated with St Paul’s Cathedral Choir, Aled Jones and The Cathedral Choristers of Britain to … Continue reading →

New Head Announced for King’s Cambridge

Congratulations to Yvette Day on her appointment as the new Head of King’s College School, Cambridge. She will also take the title and role of Master over the Choristers, a historic title referring to the responsibility for the education and care of the boys who have sung in the Chapel Choir since the College’s foundation … Continue reading →

Jubilate: Raising the Roof for Diamond Chorister Fund

St Paul’s Cathedral Choir has joined forces with 50 young choristers from cathedrals across the UK for a new album released by Decca Classics and Classic FM on 17 March. Jubilate: 500 Years of Cathedral Music features the cathedral super-group directed by Andrew Carwood and includes former choirboy Aled Jones. Every copy of the album … Continue reading →

St John’s pupils enjoy Peter Donohue Masterclass

Two St John’s Year 8 musicians recently had the awe-inspiring opportunity of taking part in a masterclass with internationally acclaimed pianist Peter Donohoe CBE at The Leys School. Alongside performances of other works by pupils from The Leys and other schools in the region, Blake Chen performed the final movement from Maurice Ravel’s Sonatine and … Continue reading →

Triple Success for Exeter Cathedral School

A trio of siblings from Exeter Cathedral School have each been awarded a place in the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain. Esme Daniel-Greenhalgh (y7) and her sister Sabina (y5) are both violinists and brother Theo (y6) plays the trombone. All three are choristers in Exeter Cathedral Choir.  Their older  sister was also a pupil … Continue reading →

Vote now for St John’s!

Exciting times for St John’s College Choir whose recording of Jonathan Harvey’s works, Deo,  is one of three nominations in the choral category of the BBC Music Magazine Awards for 2017. Voting is open until February 24 to find the best recordings of 2016 so click below and cast your vote! www.classical-music.com/news/vote-now-2017-bbc-music-magazine-awards Meanwhile, Director of Music, … Continue reading →

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