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

Easter soon!

Choristers work particularly hard at Easter. There will be many choral services celebrating Holy Week and Easter at a cathedral near you as well as a number of TV and radio broadcasts. Holy Week and Easter in Salisbury Hereford April-June 14  

Latest CSA News

The latest issue of Singing Out is now available and includes items on choir tours and chorister outreach. Click on CSA Singing Out 2014 Issue 18 to read. Alternatively contact us on info@choirschools.org.uk to request a copy in the post.