Cassian is BBC Radio 2 Chorister of the Year!

Dean Close pupil and member of Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, Cassian Pichler-Roca, aged 12, was announced winner of the boys’ category of the  BBC Radio Two’s Young Choristers of the Year, 2018 on 30 October.  Cassian made it through two rounds of recorded auditions to the finals alongside three other young singers from school, church … Continue reading →

CSA Centenary and 3 Choirs 2019

With a very successful Three Choirs Festival 2018 in Hereford under its belt, the festival team is turning its thoughts towards Gloucester 2019! The next issue of The Festival’s quarterly magazine Spotlight will include a piece by Clare Stevens reminding everyone CSA is still celebrating its Centenary! The choir schools involved with Three Choirs all date … Continue reading →

Ex Rochester Chorister Sings at WNO World Premiere

  Debut album ‘Materna Requiem’ by Rebecca Dale received its world premiere at The North Wales International Music Festival, held in St Asaph Cathedral on Saturday 22nd September. Edward Hyde was invited by the prestigious Welsh National Opera to sing as the treble soloist in an outstanding performance. Edward was BBC Radio 2’s Chorister of … Continue reading →

Introducing the new Willcocks Organ Scholar!

      The latest holder of the Sir David Willcocks Organ Award is 13 year-old Cameron Lewis, a chorister at Llandaff Cathedral and a pupil at Llandaff Cathedral School.       Thanks to the David Willcocks Music Trust CSA is able to cover six terms of organ lessons to a chorister who can demonstrate … Continue reading →