News Category: Music

Chamber Choir

Published on 27th Apr 2021 in Music | Sixth Form.

The sound of Chamber Choir could be heard outside school once again last night. Students gathered socially distanced on the grass near to Constance Green Hall. How wonderful to hear voices raised in song again!

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Start the Music

Published on 26th Apr 2021 in Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Start The Music is a scheme that aims to encourage more young people to learn a musical instrument. Each year we fund approximately 6 students from St Aidan’s to play an instrument for a full academic year. Applications for 2021 are now open. Click here for further information and how to apply.

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Wind Band and String Ensemble

Published on 21st Apr 2021 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News.

The sounds of Year 7 and 8 ensemble musicians can be heard again in school this week!

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Extra Curricular Music is back!

Published on 19th Apr 2021 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

After a long absence we are delighted to announce the return of live, ‘in-person’ music-making at St Aidan’s in a measured way from Monday 19th April.

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Symphonic Wind Band perform ‘Hairspray’

Published on 24th Mar 2021 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Symphonic Wind Band has performed together virtually to create a wonderful musical treat for the St Aidan’s YouTube Channel! Click here to listen to them perform ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat’ from the hit Musical ‘Hairspray’.

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Virtual Jazz Night!

Published on 16th Mar 2021 in Music | School News | Uncategorized.

Our fabulous and legendary Jazz Night went live on our YouTube channel on Thursday 11th March! It was virtual this year, of course, but lacking none of its usual toe-tapping energy and impressive talent! Click here to watch it on our YouTube channel

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Christmas music and celebration

Published on 18th Dec 2020 in Music | School News | Worship.

Our fantastic music department has been extremely busy over the last few weeks putting together some really beautiful music for us all to enjoy. On Sunday 13th December the Chamber Choir contributed to the annual ‘Light up a Life’ service at Saint Michael’s Hospice. The video was a very meaningful aid to reflection, at the […]

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Virtual Senior Concert

Published on 19th Oct 2020 in Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 9 News.

We are looking forward to showcasing our virtual senior concert. We will welcome performances until the 2nd November, either solos or group performances from Y9-13.

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St Aidan’s Virtual Chamber Choir

Published on 1st May 2020 in Alumni | Music | School News.

During the extraordinary locked-down days of April 2020, 64 current and former members of the St Aidan’s Chamber Choir and 4 music staff have been working on a virtual performance of the hugely popular worship song “King of Kings” by Yorkshire songwriter Jarrod Cooper. This song features regularly in our collective worship at St Aidan’s […]

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Fundraising for Music at St Aidan’s

Published on 5th Mar 2020 in Music | School News.

In January 2020, Waitrose chose St Aidan’s Music Association (SAMA) as one of their chosen charities.

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Chamber Choir Concert

Published on 3rd Mar 2020 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

St Aidan’s Chamber Choir performed at St James’ Church in Birstwith last Friday. Thank you to the wonderful audience who enjoyed musical delights from the choir and soloists alike!

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Jazz Night 2020

Published on 10th Feb 2020 in Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Jazz Night 2020 was a fantastic success and a sell-out event this year!

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Start the Music Scheme

Published on 10th Feb 2020 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Start the Music was set up in 2019 and is a project within St Aidan’s Music Association, open to Key Stage 3 students, Years 7 to 9.

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North East Festival of Youth Choirs and Junior Music Residential

Published on 3rd Feb 2020 in Music | School News.

St Aidan’s musicians have had a joyfully busy weekend with the North East Festival of Youth Choirs and the Junior Music Residential coinciding on the same day this year!

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Jazz Night

Published on 20th Jan 2020 in Dance | Music | School News.

On Saturday 8th February 2020, St Aidan’s School will be hosting a Jazz Night in Constance Green Hall, from 7.30pm. There will be performances from Swing Band, SAJE, Girls’ Choir, Year 9 Dancers and BSB (Beyond Swing Band – St Aidan’s Alumni).

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Sixth Form Musical Achievement

Published on 10th Jan 2020 in Music | Sixth Form.

Year 12 student, Niamh Robinson Wakefield performed at the Royal Albert Hall last month as a backing soprano for Katherine Jenkins – a fantastic achievement and experience.

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St Aidan’s Music Association News

Published on 6th Jan 2020 in Music | School News.

We are delighted to say that Waitrose have chosen St Aidan’s Music Association (SAMA) as one of their chosen charities. Please do post your green tokens in the box if you are shopping at Waitrose. Thank you SAMA

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Nine Lessons and Carols at Christ Church

Published on 20th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

Last night we had a wonderful traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols at Christ Church with many staff, students and families in attendance. This was a very special way to celebrate Christmas and join together in worship and song.

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Light Up a Life

Published on 18th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

St Aidan’s performed ‘Light Up a Life’ this weekend at St Michael’s Hospice. This is a special service to help celebrate the lives of loved ones who are no longer with us, but who remain in our thoughts, especially at this time of year.

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Christmas Event at Rudding Gates, Follifoot

Published on 17th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

Yesterday afternoon our Brass Ensemble performed and led carols at Rudding Gates, Follifoot for Follifoot Primary School. This was a wonderful Christmas event for the community to enjoy.    

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