Music News

2019 Music Competition Finals

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2019

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

This was a truly marvellous culmination of an astonishing fortnight of music making.

The individual competition, in its new guise, was a fantastic success: musicians excelling;
extraordinary variety; and the full panoply of instruments on display, from drum
kit to voice via woodwind, brass, keyboard, percussion and

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Lent Showcase Concert

Posted on: March, 27th Mar 2019

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

I
arrived at 7:29pm… too late, it transpired, for the welcoming jazz quartet!!
But they sounded great from the path outside…

And
just as they had played with charm, pace, zest and variety, so did all their
peers throughout an enthralling and richly entertaining two hours thereafter.

A
showcase is many things: a chance to demonstrate

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Mozart’s Requiem – The St Edmundsbury Concert

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

It was marvellous!  

Friday’s concert in St Edmundsbury Cathedral was as magnificent as
the setting.

Beethoven – the first symphony – composed by a young man…
conducted by a younger one!  Lewis – here he stood as a Year 13, yet
he had the poise of a past

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Music Competition

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

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

This
was semi-finals week… my goodness Mr Ben Parry, our adjudicator for the
forthcoming final, has a tough job!

Many,
many congratulations to all those who have competed in this term’s
competition.  Our juniors have set the standard with exuberant and
talented performances which hint of things to

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Spring Concert at St Michael’s Church Framlingham

Posted on: March, 8th Mar 2019

In Category: Music News

Photo: Stephen McKay / Framlingham Church

Where to begin?  At the beginning – and our thanks to St Michael’s Church for its splendid hospitality.  Ms Weston welcomed all, and the Chamber Choir raised the roof with O, Radiant Dawn to set the tone for what lay

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