News Category: Music

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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In Dulci Jubilo – Christmas Concert

Published on 9th Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

On Sunday 8th December Chamber Choir performed with Vocalis at St Wilfrid’s Church, Harrogate. This was a fantastic event and a great way to start the festive season.  

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Community Concert at Aldborough Church

Published on 3rd Dec 2019 in Music | School News.

With the final strains of We Will Rock You still ringing in their ears almost, 80 St Aidan’s musicians in the shape of the Chamber Choir and the Symphonic Wind Band journeyed the 13 miles out to Aldborough, near Boroughbridge to give a concert of popular band and choral music on Thursday 28th November.

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Student Pianist Success

Published on 18th Nov 2019 in Music | School News | Year 8 News.

Krish Desha-Beerachee, Year 8 student, performed at the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Piano Festival  which took place at Christchurch, Ilkley from 15th-17th October, where he was also invited to perform at the final concert on the 18th October.

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Autumn Senior Concert

Published on 4th Nov 2019 in Music | School News.

On Thursday 24th October, St Aidan’s enjoyed a fantastic musical evening – the Autumn Senior Concert. There were wonderful performances from Swing Band, Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Girls’ Choir and Chamber Choir.

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Autumn Senior Concert

Published on 22nd Oct 2019 in Music | School News.

Our Autumn Senior Music Concert will take place on Thursday 24th October at 7.30pm in Constance Green Hall. Come along and enjoy performances from Swing Band, Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Girls’ Choir and Chamber Choir. Tickets are £6 (£3 concession) each and are available from Reception or on the door.

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We Will Rock You Tickets

Published on 16th Oct 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Tickets are now on sale for our forthcoming production of We Will Rock You! Please click the link below for further details: We Will Rock You 2019

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St Aidan’s Music Association (SAMA)

Published on 2nd Oct 2019 in Music | School News.

If your child is in one of the many musical ensembles at St Aidan’s you are automatically a member of the St Aidan’s Music Association and we would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 15th October 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Main Hall, featuring Performances by Junior Choir and Junior Band.

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St Aidan’s Musical Ensembles

Published on 26th Sep 2019 in Music | School News.

Is your child in one of the many St Aidan’s Musical Ensembles? If so, you are a member of the St Aidan’s Music Association and we would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 15th October 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Main Hall, featuring Performances by Junior Choir and Junior […]

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