Music News

Choral Society and Symphony Orchestra Concert

Posted on: December, 17th Dec 2015

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Mozart’s Divertimento in F offered a charmingly crisp opening to an evening of rich and passionate music making.  The precision of Mrs Carlson’s Chamber Orchestra, and the piece’s interesting tricks and turns, made for attentive listening – Mozart experimenting a little, I thought, and very enjoyably so.  It paved the way for

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BANDS STAND TALL

Posted on: December, 16th Dec 2015

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News

 

It was an unadulterated pleasure to attend our extraordinary run of concerts last November and December, from the intimate lunchtime recitals to the spectacular orchestras and choral society.  And the last concert of all was as fine as any: the Bands put on a wonderful show, full of seasonal joy and virtuosic

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Music in Felixstowe

Posted on: December, 7th Dec 2015

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News

The Swing Band was in exceptionally fine form, playing as the guest of St Andrew’s Church Felixstowe for its Christmas Concert. The ten-piece set included such wonderful classics as Glenn Miller’s Little Brown Jug and Moonlight Serenade, some Brubeck and Gillespie, and to end a fabulous addition to the repertoire: Coldplay’s God Put a Smile Upon Your

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Sixth form chamber concert

Posted on: December, 7th Dec 2015

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Theo Bimson and Rosie Greenway were excellent impresarios and hosts to a wonderful evening of Chamber, solo and ensemble music… and even a bit of modern, jazz and improvisation. It really was a sublime programme: rich, varied, pacey, thoughtful, contemplative, cheeky, witty, virtuosic, joyful, and beautifully played throughout. Pupils coming together to support each

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Suffolk Youth Orchestra

Posted on: December, 4th Dec 2015

In Category: Music News, Senior School News

Many congratulations to Brendan Bennett, Jonathan Ferguson, Josh Cole and Harrison Cole who have won places with the Suffolk Youth Orchestra, the flagship of Suffolk County Council’s extensive programme of youth music opportunities, and one of the finest of its type in the UK..

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Junior Concert

Posted on: December, 4th Dec 2015

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Our junior musicians, quite rightly, had St Mary’s bursting at the seams, the audience (which generously donated £238.43 to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices) delighted to be part of celebrating a fine term’s work. The concert also happened to give us the first hint of Christmas Woodbridge-School-style…

The Seckford Sinfonia’s

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Thanksgiving in Great Bealings

Posted on: December, 2nd Dec 2015

In Category: Music News, Senior School News

The Chamber Choir was delighted to be invited to share in St Mary’s Church Great Bealings’s Service of Thanksgiving to commemorate the birth, 500 years ago, of Thomas Seckford, and to celebrate the completion of major building works to a Church which dates back well before Seckford. The weather outside might have been cold and

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