St John’s Cambridge Head to Lead Choir Schools

Neil Chippington, Headmaster of St John’s College School, Cambridge succeeded Paul Smith, Headmaster of Hereford Cathedral School as Chairman of the Choir Schools’ Association on 1 September in its Centenary Year. Neil brings a wealth of educational, leadership and musical skills to the role. He was a chorister at Winchester Cathedral and a pupil at … Continue reading →

King’s Ely & Cambridgeshire Music Join Forces

  CHILDREN with a passion for music are being given the opportunity to shine thanks to an exciting partnership between King’s Ely and Cambridgeshire Music. The school and Cambridgeshire Music, which is the county’s music education hub, have joined forces to launch the Ely Area Music Centre. The centre opens its doors on Saturday, September … Continue reading →

Mystery Artist leaves gift to St Mary’s Edinburgh

St Mary’s Music School has received the gift of a paper sculpture from Edinburgh’s Anonymous Sculptor whose works have intrigued the literary and arts world at home and internationally since the first one appeared in 2011. The sculptor, whose identity has remained a secret except that she is female, sent her latest work of art … Continue reading →

Salisbury – New Dean, New Choristers!

  The Very Reverend Nicholas Papadopulos, Dean of Salisbury, admitted his first new choristers to Salisbury Cathedral Choir at Evensong on Sunday 16 September. Charlie Scammell and Benjamin Edger, who joined the choir as probationers in September 2017, were ‘bumped’ in time-honoured fashion along with Zeeshan Mahmud from Southsea, who only joined the choir at … Continue reading →

Rochester appoints new King’s Scholars

  Earlier this month, six new King’s Scholars were entered into the Foundation of Rochester Cathedral in a special cathedral service led by the Dean of Rochester. The choristers of Rochester Cathedral are educated at King’s Rochester Preparatory School. Some go on to receive scholarships into the Senior School. The good news is that for … Continue reading →