Spectacular Concert marks Salisbury Girls’ 30th

Over 80 former girl choristers and current girl choristers, along with adult singers and the South Bank Sinfonia, performed a Gala Concert in front of around 900 people to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the girls’ choir on Saturday 9 October. Along with the solos sung by former choristers Camilla Harris and Amy Carson (the … Continue reading →

York Chorister Takes to Opera

Sam, a chorister at York Minster and pupil at St Peter’s School, York, took to the stage with the English Touring Opera earlier this month. He played Orgando in the English Touring Opera’s production of Handel’s Amadigi at Hexham Abbey. The performance was part of the English Touring Opera’s Autumn tour, which is visiting towns … Continue reading →

Not just a chorister ….. !

Exeter Cathedral School is celebrating success on the high seas as Rosalila, a Year 8 pupil and Cathedral Chorister, qualified for the British Youth Sailing Regional Junior Championships at Weymouth last month. She’s obviously a very busy girl as you will discover as you read on! Rosalila swapped the Choir Stalls for the water as … Continue reading →

The Choir of St John’s to welcome girls and women!

Girl choristers and women are to be admitted into The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge from September 2022. The decision means the choir will be unique in an Oxbridge college when it combines the voices of males and females in both adults and children. Founded in the 1670s, The Choir of St John’s is … Continue reading →

Salisbury Girl Choristers Celebrate 30 Years!

A special Gala Concert marking the 30th Anniversary of the founding of Salisbury Cathedral’s girls choir is happening tomorrow (Saturday 9 October) at 19.00. The Cathedral’s ground-breaking initiative has had life-changing implications for many girls! Tomorrow’s concert will be led by the current girls’ choir and adult singers, supported by former girl choristers. Joining them … Continue reading →

Chorister Parity at Gloucester Cathedral!

History was made as girl and boy choristers attained total parity at Gloucester Cathedral earlier this month. Choral Evensong on Friday 3 September was a landmark date for Gloucester Cathedral Choir when, for the first time since the choir was founded in 1541, the girls and boys played an equal role in Cathedral worship. For … Continue reading →

Gloucester Chorister Kirstie’s Fundraising Walk

Congratulations to Year 7 pupil Kirstie, a Gloucester Cathedral Chorister and pupil at The King’s School, who has raised over £500 for the Dornakal English Medium Diocesan School after completing a 26 mile sponsored walk with her parents in August. The family decided to walk the Clarendon Way from Salisbury Cathedral to Winchester Cathedral as … Continue reading →

An Exciting Future for St Mary’s Edinburgh

Superb news just in from Scotland as plans for the restoration of Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School on Regent Road as a world-class centre for music education and public performance are revealed. The site will be the new home for St Mary’s Music School that has long been envisaged, and the updated proposal brings together … Continue reading →

CSA Welcomes new Chairman

CSA is delighted to welcome Clive Marriott, Head Master of Salisbury Cathedral School as its new Chairman. He succeeded Neil Chippington, Headmaster of St John’s College School, Cambridge on 1 September. The Association offers heartfelt thanks to Neil for steering us so well over the last three years and through the pandemic. Clive’s new role … Continue reading →

2021 Worcester 3 Choirs Given Green Light

Following months of uncertainty surrounding government regulations regarding singing, the organisers of the Three Choirs Festival are delighted to announce the festival will take place in Worcester from Saturday 24 July – 1 August. following the easing of COVID restrictions today (19 July). Its large-scale choral concerts involving the Three Choirs Festival Chorus, including Elgar’s … Continue reading →

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