News Category: Music

Summer Concert

Published on 13th Jun 2019 in Music | School News.

Our Summer Concert takes place next Wednesday 19th June, 7pm in Constance Green Hall. Adult tickets are £6, Children  are free. Tickets can be purchased at Reception or on the door. You can enjoy performances from Junior Band, Junior Choir, SAJE, World Music Group, String Ensemble and APE. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Spotlight 2019 – 10 Year Celebration

Published on 5th Jun 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Spotlight 10 Year Celebration tickets are now available through the Harrogate Theatre website! It is allocated seating for this performance. Please follow the link below to purchase tickets: https://www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/Spotlight-A-10-Year-Celebration

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Spotlight Launch

Published on 9th May 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

St. Aidan’s ever popular KS3 show, Spotlight, will be returning for its 10th year this summer! We will be celebrating the anniversary with a spectacular performance at the Royal Hall on Tuesday 2nd July. Please see the Music or Dance department for further information.

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Junior Orchestras perform for Primary Schools

Published on 8th May 2019 in Music | School News.

On Thursday 21st March, Junior Band and String Ensemble performed for a large number of primary school students in Constance Green Hall.

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Start the Music Initiative

Published on 7th May 2019 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

The launch of the Music Association’s new Start the Music Initiative, to provide free lessons and free instruments on loan to St Aidan’s students, was a great success last night!

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Jazz Evening 2019

Published on 7th May 2019 in Dance | Music | School News | Sixth Form | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 9 News.

Last week we held a wonderful Valentines Jazz Evening in Constance Green Hall.

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National Youth Band Success

Published on 7th May 2019 in Music | School News | Year 11 News.

Congratulations to Emilia Johnson and Sam Watts, Year 11 students, who have both secured places in the National Youth Band, playing Trombone and Tenor Horn. We wish them every success in this fantastic achievement.

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Start the Music Scheme

Published on 13th Feb 2019 in Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

‘Start the Music’ is a new scheme to encourage more young people to take up an instrument and play music. This scheme will enable students to try an instrument over the course of a year. SAMA (St Aidan’s Music Association) have raised enough funds to support six pupils for 1 year in 1 instrument – […]

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Heather Jane Taylor Visit

Published on 22nd Jan 2019 in Music | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Last week we were delighted to welcome Heather Jane Taylor into school. Heather is a soloist with Leeds Symphony Orchestra and came into school to sing to our Year 12/13 A Level Music groups a number of Mozart arias from The Marriage of Figaro, which they are studying. Heather enjoys a fantastic singing career after studying […]

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Sophie Priestley

Published on 9th Dec 2018 in Music | Year 12 News.

Sophie Priestley in year 12 has successfully auditioned for a place as a composer for the  National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYO).  This is an extraordinary accomplishment.  Only seven students were offered composition places.  She will attend residentials and have the opportunity to compose music for the orchestra to play.  NYO is the world’s greatest […]

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Sister Act Review

Published on 27th Nov 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | English | Music | School News.

When the film “Sister Act” was released in 1992, it rapidly became a worldwide box-office hit and helped to cement Whoopi Goldberg’s position as one of the great comic film actors of her generation. Fast-forward fourteen years, and the story of nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier’s experiences of living in a convent under a witness-protection […]

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Harvest Festival

Published on 11th Oct 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Worship.

On 10th October we held a joyous harvest celebration in Constance Green Hall. Junior choir and chamber choir sang, we enjoyed some thought provoking drama, some reflective dance and a fantastic sermon from Rev Jimmy Lawrence from Otley Parish Church. Our harvest tin collection has been bigger than ever this year with hundreds of tins […]

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Sister Act Cast List and Letters

Published on 17th Jul 2018 in Drama & Theatre | Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Please find attached information relating to our production in November. SISTER ACT CAST LIST 2018 SISTER ACT CAST MEMBER INFORMATION FORM SISTER ACT – FOR THOSE WHO MISSED OUT SISTER ACT CAST LETTER

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Spotlight 2018

Published on 29th Jun 2018 in Dance | Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Spotlight is taking place from 4th to 6th July. Tickets are now on sale by following the link We look forward to seeing you next week.      

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Summer Concert, 22nd June

Published on 20th Jun 2018 in Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

This Friday, 22nd June, sees our annual Summer Concert taking place, featuring our fabulous musical ensembles from the lower years in school.  Boys Choir, SAJE, APE, Junior Band, Junior Choir, String Ensemble and World Music Group will all be performing their usual high standard of music. The concert begins at 7pm in Constance Green Hall.  […]

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Sister Act

Published on 11th May 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | Uncategorized | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News.

We are delighted to announce the audition dates for the new school production, Sister Act. Please find links to documents containing all the information needed to audition for current students and also for newcomers into the Sixth Form. SISTER ACT AUDITION INFORMATION SISTER ACT AUDITION INFORMATION NEWCOMERS

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Unprecedented Success for St Aidan’s Musicians

Published on 1st May 2018 in Music | School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

For the first time ever all 5 Senior Music Ensembles at St Aidan’s have qualified through their performances at the Regional Rounds to perform at the National Festival of Music for Youth in Birmingham at the beginning of July. News arrived early this week that the Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Band, Swing Band, Chamber Choir […]

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School of Rock 2017

Published on 5th Dec 2017 in Drama & Theatre | Music | School News.

21-25 November 2017 One of the biggest hits currently running in the West End, School of Rock tells the uplifting story of wannabe rock god and loveable layabout Dewey Finn, who pretends to be a teacher (his best friend Ned Schneebly) and ends up bringing the joy of music to the exclusive but uptight Horace […]

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School of Rock Cast List

Published on 12th Sep 2017 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 9 News.

SCHOOL OF ROCK CAST LIST SEPT 2017 Please find attached the latest cast list. Preparations are well underway and we look forward to welcoming you to the show!

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School of Rock Cast List

Published on 3rd Jul 2017 in Drama & Theatre | Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 9 News.

The School of Rock cast list is now available. Please follow the links below: SCHOOL OF ROCK FULL CAST LIST CASTING INFORMATION SCHOOL OF ROCK CAST MEMBER INFORMATION FORM Thank you to everyone involved in the process and congratulations to our cast!

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