News Category: Music

We Will Rock You – Cast Information

Published on 17th Jul 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Sixth Form.

Our next Production in November 2019 will be the smash hit musical We Will Rock You! Please click below to view Cast information: WWRY CAST & RECALL INFORMATION WWRY CAST MEMBER FORM

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Chamber Choir Tour to Belgium

Published on 11th Jul 2019 in Music | School News | Trips | Year 12 News.

Chamber Choir had a truly memorable and moving first day on their Flanders concert tour; first of all visiting the Passchendaele Memorial Museum, Tyne Cot Cemetery, an afternoon concert in Ypres Cathedral and then singing at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres.

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Music For Youth Birmingham 2019

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

St Aidan’s is at the Music for Youth National Festival at Birmingham today. We have had our first Chamber Choir and Cello performance of the day in the Festival Tent!

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Spotlight 10 Year Celebration

Published on 3rd Jul 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | Year 10 News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

We celebrated 10 Years of Spotlight last night at the Royal Hall, Harrogate.

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Upcoming Events – Spotlight 10 Year Celebration

Published on 27th Jun 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Spotlight 10 Year Celebration is next week! Tuesday 2nd July, 7pm at the Royal Hall.

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Summer Concert

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

Our Summer Concert was a huge success last night in Constance Green Hall.

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Summer Concert

Published on 13th Jun 2019 in Music | School News.

Our Summer Concert takes place next Wednesday 19th June, 7pm in Constance Green Hall. Adult tickets are £6, Children  are free. Tickets can be purchased at Reception or on the door. You can enjoy performances from Junior Band, Junior Choir, SAJE, World Music Group, String Ensemble and APE. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Spotlight 2019 – 10 Year Celebration

Published on 5th Jun 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Spotlight 10 Year Celebration tickets are now available through the Harrogate Theatre website! It is allocated seating for this performance. Please follow the link below to purchase tickets: https://www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/Spotlight-A-10-Year-Celebration

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Spotlight Launch

Published on 9th May 2019 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

St. Aidan’s ever popular KS3 show, Spotlight, will be returning for its 10th year this summer! We will be celebrating the anniversary with a spectacular performance at the Royal Hall on Tuesday 2nd July. Please see the Music or Dance department for further information.

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Junior Orchestras perform for Primary Schools

Published on 8th May 2019 in Music | School News.

On Thursday 21st March, Junior Band and String Ensemble performed for a large number of primary school students in Constance Green Hall.

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Start the Music Initiative

Published on 7th May 2019 in Music | School News | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

The launch of the Music Association’s new Start the Music Initiative, to provide free lessons and free instruments on loan to St Aidan’s students, was a great success last night!

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Jazz Evening 2019

Published on 7th May 2019 in Dance | Music | School News | Sixth Form | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News | Year 9 News.

Last week we held a wonderful Valentines Jazz Evening in Constance Green Hall.

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National Youth Band Success

Published on 7th May 2019 in Music | School News | Year 11 News.

Congratulations to Emilia Johnson and Sam Watts, Year 11 students, who have both secured places in the National Youth Band, playing Trombone and Tenor Horn. We wish them every success in this fantastic achievement.

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Start the Music Scheme

Published on 13th Feb 2019 in Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

‘Start the Music’ is a new scheme to encourage more young people to take up an instrument and play music. This scheme will enable students to try an instrument over the course of a year. SAMA (St Aidan’s Music Association) have raised enough funds to support six pupils for 1 year in 1 instrument – […]

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Heather Jane Taylor Visit

Published on 22nd Jan 2019 in Music | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Last week we were delighted to welcome Heather Jane Taylor into school. Heather is a soloist with Leeds Symphony Orchestra and came into school to sing to our Year 12/13 A Level Music groups a number of Mozart arias from The Marriage of Figaro, which they are studying. Heather enjoys a fantastic singing career after studying […]

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Sophie Priestley

Published on 9th Dec 2018 in Music | Year 12 News.

Sophie Priestley in year 12 has successfully auditioned for a place as a composer for the  National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYO).  This is an extraordinary accomplishment.  Only seven students were offered composition places.  She will attend residentials and have the opportunity to compose music for the orchestra to play.  NYO is the world’s greatest […]

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Sister Act Review

Published on 27th Nov 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | English | Music | School News.

When the film “Sister Act” was released in 1992, it rapidly became a worldwide box-office hit and helped to cement Whoopi Goldberg’s position as one of the great comic film actors of her generation. Fast-forward fourteen years, and the story of nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier’s experiences of living in a convent under a witness-protection […]

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Harvest Festival

Published on 11th Oct 2018 in Dance | Drama & Theatre | Music | School News | Worship.

On 10th October we held a joyous harvest celebration in Constance Green Hall. Junior choir and chamber choir sang, we enjoyed some thought provoking drama, some reflective dance and a fantastic sermon from Rev Jimmy Lawrence from Otley Parish Church. Our harvest tin collection has been bigger than ever this year with hundreds of tins […]

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Sister Act Cast List and Letters

Published on 17th Jul 2018 in Drama & Theatre | Music | Year 10 News | Year 11 News | Year 12 News | Year 13 News.

Please find attached information relating to our production in November. SISTER ACT CAST LIST 2018 SISTER ACT CAST MEMBER INFORMATION FORM SISTER ACT – FOR THOSE WHO MISSED OUT SISTER ACT CAST LETTER

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Spotlight 2018

Published on 29th Jun 2018 in Dance | Music | Year 7 News | Year 8 News | Year 9 News.

Spotlight is taking place from 4th to 6th July. Tickets are now on sale by following the link We look forward to seeing you next week.      

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