Reigate & Croydon Girl Choristers Salute Mums!

Girl choristers from the RGS Godfrey Searle Choir and Old Palace School, Croydon sang together for a special evensong on Mother’s Day (11 March) in Croydon Minster. This was a celebration of the launch of the girl choristers at Reigate as well as an opportunity to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. The support … Continue reading →

The Sixteen’s 18th Choral Pilgrimage

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Tour which starts at St Albans Cathedral on Saturday 14 April! This year’s focus by Harry Christophers and The Sixteen is on works By William Cornysh (both Elder and Younger) and Benjamin Britten. Four centuries separate this year’s chosen composers but, as Harry Christophers says, both were … Continue reading →

Exeter Cathedral School Launches Free Place Scheme

Exeter Cathedral School (ECS), Exeter’s oldest School and which educates the Choristers of Exeter Cathedral, has created the Devon Award, a 100% paid-for place at the School in Year 7 and Year 8, available to Year 6 pupils currently at Devon LEA state primary schools.  Offering a 100% remission in school fees, the Devon Award … Continue reading →

Search for new choristers at Hereford Cathedral

Cathedral choirs are always on the look-out for new choristers! Each year the senior boys and girls will leave the choir and a new generation gets started. Many cathedrals and choir schools hold open days for children to get a taste of what a chorister’s life is really like. Hereford Cathedral Choir has organised an … Continue reading →

Inspirational Choral Music CPD Day at St Paul’s

Earlier this month St Paul’s Cathedral hosted a CPD day for outreach practitioners. The day, led by Tom Daggett, OBE Organ Outreach Fellow at St Paul’s and Cathy Lamb from Lichfield Cathedral School’s Music Share programme, attracted primary school teachers, organists, music hub leaders, choir directors and a priest, from all over the country. CSA … Continue reading →

Eton Choral Courses Open for Applications!

“The Eton Choral Courses change lives, open doors, reveal new horizons. Over the years they have become a pillar of our cultural life in Britain, with the wonder of music setting an example for us all.” John Rutter CBE Now in their 39th year, these courses continue to attract and inspire young singers from all … Continue reading →

King’s Ely Ex Choristers A Cappella Success

KING’S Ely’s all-boys a cappella group has qualified for a prestigious competition. All the members of the King’s Barbers are all former cathedral or college choir choristers The group, who celebrated their 25th anniversary last year, has got through to the National Youth a Cappella Competition which takes  place at the University of Birmingham in … Continue reading →

Durham Cathedral Introduces Day Option for Choristers

From September Durham Cathedral choristers will have the choice of being boarding or day pupils at The Chorister School. At present, all the choristers are full boarders but, as Daniel Cook, Master of the Choristers and Organist of Durham Cathedral explains: “Our choristers come from the North East region and from all over the UK. … Continue reading →

Christ Church Cathedral School Publishes First History

Cardinal Wolsey founded Cardinal College, Oxford in 1525 with provision for 16 choristers and a master to teach them. Henry V111 refounded the College as Christ Church in 1546, by which time there were just eight choristers. The story of Christ Church Cathedral School has been written for the first time by Richard Lane, a … Continue reading →

Learning in Harmony with St Paul’s

St Paul’s Cathedral and School are a step nearer to realising ambitious plans to improve the education of all its pupils and to increase opportunities for thousands more children across London and further afield. Construction work on a new boarding house for the 32 choristers will start in the summer of 2019. It will be … Continue reading →

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