What Don’t You Know about Winchester Cathedral?

Once again Winchester Cathedral opens its doors to the public at its Open Evening on Tuesday 29 January, welcoming everyone to find out what goes on behind-the-scenes. The event starts with Evensong sung by the Cathedral Choir at 5.30pm and activities and displays run from 6.30 – 8.30pm. There will also be a short recital … Continue reading →

Cassian’s Heavy Work Load!

The Christmas period was a particularly busy one for Cassian Pichler-Roca, winner of the BBC Radio 2’s Young Chorister of the Year 2018 competition at the end of October.  Since winning this prestigious title, Cassian, who sings with Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum of Dean Close Preparatory School, has performed at several Charity Christmas concerts in … Continue reading →

New Round of Voice Trials Start with Ely!

CHILDREN with a love of music and singing are being given the chance to join the world famous Ely Cathedral Choir. And this year, for the first time ever, auditions for both girl and boy Ely chorister places are being held on the same day – Friday, January 18th. Being a chorister at Ely Cathedral … Continue reading →

Norwich School Makes TES Shortlist For Work in Community

More good news from the TES Independent School Awards! Norwich School has been shortlisted for the ‘Whole-school community initiative of the year’ category for the 2019 awards.  During 2017/18, the school has worked with over 200 local schools, charities, businesses and organisations in 190 outreach projects. The school places great importance on the role its … Continue reading →

Lichfield’s Music Share Outreach on TES Shortlist

Lichfield Cathedral School is shortlisted for the TES Independent School Awards 2019 for their outstanding Music Share Programme. Many congratulations to Cathy Lamb and her team! Tes editor Ann Mroz said: “Independent education in this country is truly world class. It’s one of our great success stories. And those shortlisted for the Tes Independent School … Continue reading →

Professional Trombonist Enjoying DoM Role in Exeter

Exeter Cathedral School’s new Director of Music, Dylan Quinlivan-Brewer,  joined the School at the start of this autumn term, bringing lots of experience to the thriving Music Department. Dylan was previously Head of Brass and a class music teacher at Wellington College, Berkshire. He was a Specialist Musician at fellow CSA member, Wells Cathedral School, … Continue reading →

#Inspiring Organists – New Approaches to Organ Teaching

Children introduced to the organ engage quickly with the instrument but what happens if one of them actually wants to learn to play it? Tom Daggett, St Paul’s Cathedral’s OBE Organ Outreach Fellow, has been taking digital organs into schools for assemblies and workshops for a number of years. Children from all backgrounds see, hear … Continue reading →

Celebrations All Round At Llandaff Cathedral School!

Congratulations to The Cathedral School in Llandaff, Cardiff, which has been judged by Estyn, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales as ‘Excellent’ in all five inspection areas. Praising the School’s “high quality of teaching” and the “extremely high standards achieved by pupils”, the report also recognises its care, support and guidance arrangements … Continue reading →

Ely Choristers Bring Cheer to Care Home Residents

“Carefully delivered music can provide significant benefits for older people, care staff and care settings, contributing to person-centred care. We recommend that regular participatory music programmes be considered essential for all UK care homes.” Live Music in Care November 2018 Live Music in Care is a new report published earlier this month supporting the A … Continue reading →

Salisbury Outreach Launch a Triumph!

Children from three Wiltshire primary schools made sure the roof was  raised at the first-ever concert for Salisbury Cathedral School’s newly founded Voices InSpire project today (Friday, 23 November). Voices InSpire  was offered to all local primary schools back at the end of June, and within hours of sending out the information all six places … Continue reading →

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