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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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Drama show

Kneehigh’s New Production of the ‘Dead Dog in a Suitcase’

Posted on: December, 15th Dec 2015

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Before Christmas the Y12 and Y13 drama students headed down to Shoreditch to watch Kneehigh’s new production of the ‘Dead Dog in a Suitcase’. Kneehigh are a theatre company of storytellers who create work on both a small and epic scale. ‘Dead Dog in a Suitcase’ is based on the Beggar’s

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Woodbridge School Boarder Christmas Party

Boarders Christmas Dinner

Posted on: December, 10th Dec 2015

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

The Christmas season has truly kicked off. The School House Boarders enjoyed their Christmas Dinner with staff and guests treated to some entertainment and fun. A mix of classical music and modern pop was blended with some dance before culminating with the School House band. Such is the talent in School House that all were very well

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First students see benefit of bursary

Posted on: December, 10th Dec 2015

In Category: In The Press, Senior School News, Woodbridge News

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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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County Schools’ Cross-Country Championships

Posted on: December, 7th Dec 2015

In Category: Prep News, Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News

Cross country
Well done to the 32 runners (from both The Abbey and the Senior School) who competed in Saturday’s County Schools’ Cross-Country Championships at Alde Valley School, Leiston. Although the conditions seemed clear, the wind was a force to be reckoned with and made the course that little bit tougher for our

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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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