Fabulous Opportunities for Aspiring Organists!

Oundle for Organists (OfO) has been inspiring and encouraging young organists for more than 30 years and they have just announced more fabulous opportunities for 2020. So, if you’ve never played the organ before or are looking for more intensive training next summer, then here’s your chance! Aimed at beginner organists, Pulling Out The Stops … Continue reading →

CCCS Oxford – an appetite for singing!

For the first time in almost thirty years, three Christ Church Cathedral School choirs on Sunday 3 November were singing simultaneously in three Oxford college chapels. Twelve CCCS boys who are newly appointed as choristers at Pembroke College sang music by Elgar and Walmisley at their inaugural evensong at the college last night. Pembroke’s decision to recruit … Continue reading →

Girls glimpse life as an Ely Cathedral Chorister

More than a dozen girls from across the region – and some from further afield – attended ‘Be a Girl Chorister for a Day’, an annual event organised by King’s Ely and Ely Cathedral to enable girls aged 9 to 13, and from all walks of life, the chance to see what it is like … Continue reading →

King’s School Gloucester celebrates 50 years of girls

His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO attended a special service at the King’s School yesterday to celebrate 50 years of teaching both boys and girls. A special commemorative service was held in The Cathedral. The Duke was welcomed by Mr David Morton, Headmaster and Mrs Anne Haas, Head of Junior School and … Continue reading →

Celebrating Choral Partnership Initiatives

Singing teachers involved in a wide variety of choral partnerships with local schools got together in June for a great training session. Very engaging speakers left them buzzing, full of new ideas and looking forward to the new academic year now underway! As CSA Chairman, Neil Chippington says: “CSA is proud of the many programmes … Continue reading →

Truro School Joins CSA

CSA is delighted to welcome Truro School as its latest full member. From this September it will be educating all 18 boy choristers and the 18 girl choristers who sing alongside the 12 adult professional singers in Truro Cathedral. The school, with 1037 pupils from pre-prep to sixth form, is the largest coeducational independent school … Continue reading →

Jonathan Milton Retires from Westminster Abbey Choir School

This summer we say ‘farewell’ to Jonathan Milton after nearly 18 years as Headmaster of Westminster Abbey Choir School. CSA will miss him as a colleague, a long-serving Committee Member and our Chairman from 2007-2009. Jonathan’s passion for music started at an early age and just like his young charges he started singing in a … Continue reading →

Groundbreaking Scheme at St Paul’s Cathedral School!

St Paul’s Cathedral School started the construction of a new boarding house for choristers in July. The new facility, built over three floors including staff accommodation, will provide much needed modern accommodation for one of the world’s finest choirs. The project is part of a larger scheme which will include the creation of new classroom … Continue reading →

Congrats to ECS ‘excellent’ in all areas

Inspectors were impressed with the ‘confidence and resilience’ of Exeter choristers as they went about their duties when they visited Exeter Cathedral School in May. The team from the Independent School Inspectorate (ISI) praised the School’s overall educational quality and awarded it ‘excellent’ in all areas. The ISI Inspection viewed the independent day and boarding … Continue reading →

Make Music Day Celebrated at St Paul’s

St Paul’s Cathedral is participating in Make Music Day 2019 by hosting an Organ Day for 100 primary school children. The children, from St John’s Walham Green and Meridian Angel Primary Schools, have taken part in the Cathedral’s music outreach in this academic year. The children will be part of the performances throughout the day … Continue reading →

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