News Category: Music

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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Jun 20 Summer Concert

Posted in Music, School News.

Summer Concert featuring Junior Band, Junior Choir, String Ensemble, World Music Group, SAJE and Boys Choir. Thursday 23rd June 2016.

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Apr 20 St Aidan’s congratulated by the Incorporated Society of Musicians

Posted in Music, School News, Year 11 News.

St Aidan’s has been congratulated by the Incorporated Society of Musicians for the fact that more than 15% of our Year 11 pupils last year, secured an A*-C in Music in their GCSE examinations.

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Mar 04 Broadway beckons for St Aidan’s pupil.

Posted in Music, School News, Year 12 News, Year 13 News.

A talented St Aidan’s pupil is heading for the bright lights of Manhattan to train with Broadway professionals.

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Feb 25 North East Festival of Youth Choirs at Durham Cathedral

Posted in Music, School News.

Frequently voted the best loved building in the North of England, if not countrywide, we are excited to be performing at the wonderful Durham Cathedral on Saturday 27th Feb at the inaugural North-East Festival of Youth Choirs.

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Feb 09 Tickets available for the Dame Evelyn Glennie masterclass

Posted in Music, School News.

8th March, 7.00pm sees our Symphony Orchestra, Girls’ Choir and Chamber Choir join the world famous percussionist and composer Dame Evelyn Glennie in Constance Green Hall at St. Aidan’s. Tickets are available from positickets, book now!

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Jan 21 Fender pick a winner

Posted in Music, School News.

We are delighted to share some exciting news about former St. Aidan’s Music Technology Student, Andy Rowley

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Jan 18 A real snapshot of talent

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

Snapshot Youth Theatre Company, touring from Perth, Western Australia joined forces with some of the best St. Aidan’s talent to create two halves of an evening showcasing a wide range of performing arts

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Jan 15 Chloe’s RAF singing success

Posted in Music, School News, Year 11 News.

Year 11 student Chloe Swales has been selected to join the RAF’s National Choir

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Nov 19 Music to Tom’s ears!

Posted in Music, Year 13 News.

Year 13 St Aidan’s A-level music student Tom Knowles has just received the excellent news that he has been appointed Principal Percussionist in the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain. As well as this magnificent achievement, Tom will be leading the show band for the school production of Copacabana in early December, and will […]

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Oct 13 Copacabana is almost here!

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

Hopefully you have all got your tickets for this spectacular show, if not click on the image. The cast have been rehearsing hard. Performances Tuesday 1st – Saturday 5th December at 7pm and a matinee on the 5th at 2pm.

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Sep 15 Chamber Choir to sing at Prom Praise

Posted in Music, School News.

Prom Praise returns to York Barbican on Saturday 3rd October and our Chamber Choir has been asked to take part.

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Apr 16 Symphony Orchestra Concert

Posted in Music.

Join St Aidan’s Symphony Orchestra on Friday April 24th at St Mark’s Church, Harrogate, for an evening of orchestral and instrumental music, featuring the award-winning orchestra as well as solos and chamber items by members of the orchestra

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Feb 04 And the band played on

Posted in Music.

For the eleventh successive year our Junior Music Residential took place at the fabulous York Racecourse Residential Centre.

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Jan 12 Sibling success

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Sixth form students Andrew and Ruth Mellor are both enjoying great musical success which looks set to continue through 2015.

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