Paul Trepte Steps Down as Ely Cathedral Director of Music

This weekend marks Paul Trepte’s retirement after nearly 30 years as Organist and Director of Music at Ely Cathedral.  Paul studied with Donald Hunt, Herbert Howells and Nicholas Danby. After an organ scholarship at New College, Oxford, he became Assistant Organist at Worcester Cathedral. He moved to St. Mary’s, Warwick before becoming Director of Music … Continue reading →

Exeter Cathedral School Pupils Welcome The Gruffalo!

Pupils at Exeter Cathedral School were delighted to welcome the Gruffalo to unveil their new Pre-Prep Library and to give him a tour of their garden last term!  Nursery and Pre-Prep pupils (aged 3 to 7) have been looking forward to their new library for several weeks. On the day of the opening, the children … Continue reading →

The Sixteen Celebrates 40th Birthday!

The Sixteen marks its 40th anniversary with the return of its annual and much-loved Choral Pilgrimage.  Under the baton of Harry Christophers, this year’s programme, entitled ‘An Enduring Voice’, spans choral works over six centuries.  It captures music past and present, highlighting the choir’s choral journey over the last four decades. The Sixteen has long … Continue reading →