News Category: Music

Dec 09 Sophie Priestley

Posted 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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Nov 27 Sister Act Review

Posted 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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Oct 11 Harvest Festival

Posted in Worship, Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, School News.

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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Jul 17 Sister Act Cast List and Letters

Posted 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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Jun 29 Spotlight 2018

Posted 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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Jun 20 Summer Concert, 22nd June

Posted in Music, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 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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May 11 Sister Act

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Uncategorized.

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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May 01 Unprecedented Success for St Aidan’s Musicians

Posted in Music, School News, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 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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Dec 05 School of Rock 2017

Posted 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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Sep 12 School of Rock Cast List

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 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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Jul 03 School of Rock Cast List

Posted in Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 9 News, Year 10 News, Year 11 News, Year 12 News, Year 13 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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Jun 27 Spotlight 2017

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

Spotlight 2017 Spotlight will held on the 5th July until 7th July. It starts at 7 pm and ticket prices are £3.50-£5.50. Tickets are available from www.positickets.co.uk      

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Mar 29 Spotlight

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, Year 7 News, Year 8 News, Year 9 News.

St. Aidan’s ever popular KS3 show, Spotlight, will be returning for its 9th year this summer. We are looking for singers, dancers and actors in years 7-9 to take part. The launch will take place on Tuesday 4th April at 1.00pm in the gym (not CGH as previously advertised). Come along to find out about […]

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Mar 21 St Aidan’s concert at Bolton Priory

Posted in Music.

We are very much looking forward to the St Aidan’s Swing Band and Chamber Choir going to Bolton Priory for a concert on the evening of Saturday May 6 2017.  The concert opens their regular summer concert series, more details of which can be found on their website:  http://www.boltonpriory.org.uk/priory-concert-series-2017/. Tickets are £12 each and 50% of the net proceeds […]

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Mar 21 School of Rock Auditions

Posted in Sixth Form, Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, School News.

The School of Rock Auditions are taking place after the Easter break. Please click the link below for more information.. SCHOOL OF ROCK AUDITION INFORMATION 2017

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Feb 16 RAF Cranwell Visit

Posted in Music.

Ten of the school’s most advanced woodwind, brass and percussion players were recently privileged to be invited to travel to RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire to rehearse with the superb Band of the Royal Air Force College.  These fortunate students sat alongside their RAF counterparts as they worked their way through such music as Star Wars, […]

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Dec 04 St Aidan’s Music for Christmas

Posted in Music, School News.

Over the next 2 weeks we will be sharing with you some beautiful recordings from our Chamber Choir. We start this sequence with ‘Ding Dong Merrily on High’. We sincerely hope you enjoy our virtual concert and please do join us at our Carol Service which will be held on the 15th December at Christ […]

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Nov 01 Senior Music Concert

Posted in Music, School News.

We would warmly invite you all to the first major St. Aidan’s concert of the year. The senior concert will take place on Wednesday, 9th November at 7.30pm in Constance Green Hall. The event will showcase our magnificent Swing Band, Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Band, Girls Choir and Chamber Choir. Tickets are available from reception […]

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Oct 13 West Side Story

Posted in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Music, School News.

Our Annual production is on its way! WEST SIDE STORY Tuesday 22nd – Saturday 26th November Constance Green Hall 7.00 pm Adults £10   Concessions £8 Non-allocated tiered seating Doors open 6.30 pm (Please note that latecomers may not be seated until a suitable break in the performance)   WEST SIDE STORY is arguably one of […]

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Jul 04 WMG at St Peter’s Primary School

Posted in Music, School News.

World Music Group took their love of drumming to St. Peter’s C of E Primary School this week.

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