Chichester Head is new Chairman

Tim Cannell, Head Master of The Prebendal School in Chichester has succeeded Roger Overend as CSA Chairman. A warm welcome to Tim and a huge thank you to Roger for his tireless work on our behalf over the last three … Continue reading

Canterbury events

Canterbury What’s On - Lots of interesting public events in Canterbury this term, culminating in two carol services on 23 & 24 December.

Hereford Events

Lots of diary dates for events in and around Hereford for Autumn 2014. Hereford’s Autumn 2014 Diary  

Girls for Truro Cathedral

Truro Cathedral has announced plans for a girls’ choir from September 2015. Boy choristers will continue to be educated at Polwhele House School with the girls coming from Truro School. Click Truro Girls’ Choir for the full story.

In Remembrance

Most of us are remembering and thanking those who gave their lives in WW1. Cathedrals have been commemorating the outbreak of war in recent days and a moving candlelit vigil in Westminster Abbey was broadcast live on BBC 2 as war was declared 100 years ago. Here … Continue reading

Felix is 2014 Winning Composer

Congratulations to Felix Kirkby, a chorister at York Minster, who is this year’s winner of the Sir David Willcocks Composition Competition. Choristers were asked to compose a short introit from words by Samuel Longfellow and we were delighted to have 26 entries this … Continue reading

St Edward’s Plans All-Through Academy

St Edward’s College, Liverpool is hoping to become an all-through academy for pupils aged 4-18 from September 2015. Sadly this means the closure of its junior school, the independent Runnymede St Edward’s School. However, pupils will automatically be offered places in … Continue reading

Radio 2 Choristers of the Year 2014

The BBC is inviting entries for this year’s competition which culminates in The Final being recorded in St Paul’s Cathedral at the end of October. Find out more from the BBC’s Young Choristers of the Year 2014 website.

Easter Broadcasts

Several cathedral choirs featured on national radio and TV over the Easter Holidays. You can catch up by going to the media links page.

CSA 100 in 2018

It is nearly 100 years since three choir school heads took action to protect the education of choristers. CSA will be celebrating – of course! We have lots of ideas and the countdown starts now. We have a new page on … Continue reading