Matthew Jelley arrives in Canterbury

Congratulations to Matthew Jelley who has succeeded Robert Bacon as Head of St Edmund’s School. He taught at Hampton School before becoming Head of the Lower School at The Perse School, Cambridge where he has been Deputy Head of the Prep School since 2009. Matthew says: “All schools are unique, but choir schools have a … Continue reading →

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 to the Association and we wish him and Dominique lots of happiness and success in their … 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 new Commandment as the introit. It’s the Choir’s second London outing this year – it gave … 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 Ian Wicks. It promises to be a fun time for all the family so use … Continue reading →