Hereford Cathedral Choir at D-Day Anniversary in France

Hereford Cathedral Choir will be travelling to France in June to take part in services and events commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The choir will sing at several services during their time in France, including the live BBC 1 coverage of the Royal British Legion Commemoration Service at Bayeux Cathedral, on Thursday 6 June. The … Continue reading →

Chetham’s play Mahler and say ‘goodbye’ to Stephen Threlfall

This summer, Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester will become the first School orchestra ever to perform Gustav Mahler’s monumental ‘Symphony of a Thousand’, as the central event in a season marking half a century since its formation as the country’s largest specialist music school. The date also marks the departure of Stephen Threlfall, after … Continue reading →

Winchester Girl Choristers Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Winchester Cathedral Girl Choristers past and present will join forces on Sunday 2 June for a special Evensong to mark their 20th anniversary. A massed choir will include at least 50 girls, both new and old, including several members from the original choir and eighteen current Girl Choristers. The girls will be singing together in … Continue reading →

Truro Cathedral Choir – BGT ‘a once in a lifetime experience’

Last week Truro Cathedral Choristers received a standing ovation and an emphatic ‘yes’ from all four judges of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent for their rendition of ‘Can you feel the love tonight’ from The Lion King. So we are so disappointed for them that they haven’t made it through to the live semi-finals of the … Continue reading →

New Cambridgeshire Partnership launched at King’s Ely

A new partnership has been launched at King’s School Ely which brings together headteachers, education professionals and young people from across Cambridgeshire. The county’s Service Director for Education, Jonathan Lewis, former National Chairman of the Independent Schools Association, Deborah Leek-Bailey OBE, and Tricia Pritchard from the Opportunity Area Partnership Board for Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, … Continue reading →

He had ‘the best day’ at Abbey Chorister Experience Day

A group of boys had a day to remember at last weekend’s very successful Chorister Experience at Westminster Abbey and Choir School. During a tour they saw the Coronation Chair, the Grave of the Unknown Warrior and the Cosmati Pavement. Then it was time for a very special visit to the organ loft (right) with … Continue reading →

Marcus Farnsworth to head Vocal & Choral at Chetham’s

Chetham’s School of Music, the UK’s largest specialist music school, has announced a new era for its Vocal and Choral programme. Young singers will now be able to join the School from Year 9, where previously they were asked to wait until Sixth Form; whilst both first study singers, and the School’s many choirs, will … Continue reading →

London youngsters sing in St John’s Chapel Cambridge!

Children who sing in the choirs of St John the Divine, Kennington had a great trip to Cambridge last week when they sang a joint evensong with the choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. The children can’t wait to return to Cambridge for their annual summer school when they will stay in the St John’s … Continue reading →

Gloucester Choristers in Berlin!

Gloucester Cathedral’s boy and girl choristers have just returned from a terrific few days in Berlin. They were part of a massed international choir performing with the Philharmonie as part of its Vocal Heroes Project. Nia Llewelyn Jones, the Cathedral’s Singing Development Leader says: “Not many children can say that they have sung on the … Continue reading →

Wells Choristers Enjoy Noah’s Ark!

Earlier this month Wells Cathedral choristers gave a fantastic performance of Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo to a capacity audience in the North Transept of Wells Cathedral, demonstrating the versatility and eclectic range of the choir and providing a real contrast to their usual choral repertoire. Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo was written … Continue reading →

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