Miss McElroy invites all keen singers to join the Soul Sisters Choir. There is no audition but a high standard of singing is expected! Rehearsals are every Monday from 1.35 to 2.15pm in R38. The girls are currently exploring repertoire from Sister Act, so now is your opportunity to become involved!
Carols by Candlelight – Advanced Notice and a Date for your Diary!
Students in the Chamber Choir, Soul Sisters Choir and Orchestra will be performing at Carols by Candlelight on Wednesday December 14th at 7.30pm in Christ Church, New Malden. This is our annual traditional Christmas Carol Service. Please make a note of this important date in your Diaries now. Thank you.
‘Love and War’ Concert at The Rose Theatre
We are hoping to organise a visit to the ‘Love and War’ concert at The Rose Theatre on Sunday November 13th. All students who are interested in classical music are invited to join with GCSE and A Level Music students for this. The concert by The National Symphony Orchestra is being directed by the celebrated international conductor Anthony Inglis, a Kingston resident and also one of our parents. The programme includes Sousa’s March Stars and Stripes for Ever, Tchaikovsky’s overture Romeo and Juliet, Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Some young musicians from the Borough are involved in the concert too in collaboration with Kingston Music Service. Tickets start at £12. Please see Miss Mitchell for more details.
Jack Petchy Award
Congratulations to Anna Pickering in S8 who won the Jacky Petchy Award at the end of last term. She has very generously decided to allow the money to be used by The Music Department and we are currently discussing creative ways of spending the money. Well done Anna, and thank you!
Coombe Concert Club Visit to ‘The Lion King’ in London
We are also hoping to organise a trip to a performance of the spectacular musical The Lion King in the Lyceum Theatre, London. All members of the Chamber Choir, Soul Sisters Choir and Coombe Orchestra are invited to participate in this. Details will be confirmed nearer the time, but if you are a member of these groups and would like to join with us you are very welcome and please start saving up now!
What’s Your Music News?
Miss McElroy and Miss Mitchell would be delighted to hear of any musical achievements out of school or even in school which we may not be aware of, music graded exam results when you receive them and any other musical activities you are involved in. Please keep us informed with your news too. Thank you!