Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Crypt Choir and Chamber Orchestra star at the Old Royal Naval College

Category: Music, News

The Crypt Choir and Chamber Orchestra had the pleasure of performing in the stunning Old Royal Naval College Chapel in Greenwich. Our musicians were accompanied by soloists from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in a performance of Handel Dixit Dominus, written when the composer was just 22 and living in Rome. The programme More »

Luxmoore crowned House Song champions

Category: Music, News

Luxmoore won our annual House Song competition, which an external adjudicator described as the best he’s seen in any school. Mark Shepherd, director of music at Charterhouse, has judged house singing competitions across the country, but said none could match the quality that was on show on Thursday evening.  The winners’ rendition of ‘Shine’ by Take More »

Music scholars star in Britain’s top children’s orchestra

Category: Music, News, The Arts

Two of The King’s School’s talented young music scholars performed for the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO) in Manchester’s 2,300-capacity Bridgewater Hall last month.  Following a residential course in Lancashire, Tommy David (Re, Meister Omers) featured on Trombone while double bassist Theo Outram (Re, Marlowe) was chosen to accompany acclaimed young saxophonist Jess Gillam. Ms Gillam More »