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 →