News Category: Music
Feb 16 RAF Cranwell Visit
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, […]
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 […]
Nov 01 Senior Music Concert
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 […]
Oct 13 West Side Story
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 […]
World Music Group took their love of drumming to St. Peter’s C of E Primary School this week.
Jun 20 Summer Concert
Summer Concert featuring Junior Band, Junior Choir, String Ensemble, World Music Group, SAJE and Boys Choir. Thursday 23rd June 2016.
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.
A talented St Aidan’s pupil is heading for the bright lights of Manhattan to train with Broadway professionals.
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.
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!
Jan 21 Fender pick a winner
We are delighted to share some exciting news about former St. Aidan’s Music Technology Student, Andy Rowley
Jan 18 A real snapshot of talent
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
Jan 15 Chloe’s RAF singing success
Year 11 student Chloe Swales has been selected to join the RAF’s National Choir
Nov 19 Music to Tom’s ears!
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 […]
Oct 13 Copacabana is almost here!
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.
Prom Praise returns to York Barbican on Saturday 3rd October and our Chamber Choir has been asked to take part.
Apr 16 Symphony Orchestra Concert
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
Feb 04 And the band played on
For the eleventh successive year our Junior Music Residential took place at the fabulous York Racecourse Residential Centre.
Jan 12 Sibling success
Sixth form students Andrew and Ruth Mellor are both enjoying great musical success which looks set to continue through 2015.