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!
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.
The sounds of Year 7 and 8 ensemble musicians can be heard again in school this week!
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.
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’.
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
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 […]
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.
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 […]
In January 2020, Waitrose chose St Aidan’s Music Association (SAMA) as one of their chosen charities.
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!
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.
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!
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).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.