General News

Year 13’s Nathaniel set to take up prestigious Choral Scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge

Posted on: April, 14th Apr 2021

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

Year 13’s Nathaniel is celebrating being awarded a Choral Scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge – one of only a handful students this year to have done so.

Nathaniel, from Kesgrave, will be starting at Queens’ College in September 2021, to read Biological Natural Sciences, joining the world-renowned Chapel Choir on a Choral Scholarship under Ralph Allwood

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‘Blinded By Your Grace’

Posted on: March, 23rd Mar 2021

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

We are so impressed and moved by Year 8 Lilianna’s performance of ‘Blinded By Your Grace’, originally sung by Stormzy – here, she is supported by her brother, Year 10’s Benjamin, and Dad, Ray, who said: “Lilianna has really enjoyed her singing lessons with Mrs Weston and has grown in confidence.”

Lilianna recorded the song in dedication to her

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‘Junkyard Samba Challenge’ Compilation

Posted on: March, 1st Mar 2021

In Category: General News, Music News, Pre-Prep News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

We are now delighted to share with you the fantastic, fun and slightly eccentric results of our recent ‘Junkyard Samba Challenge’, which seemed a hit with both staff and students alike!

Such great creativity and well done to you all for embracing the challenge and making some truly unique

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Woodbridge Junkyard Samba Challenge!

Posted on: January, 18th Jan 2021

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

18th January 2021

We thought that it would be great to get CREATIVE this lockdown period and hereby challenge the whole Woodbridge School community to help us to create a JUNKYARD SAMBA COMPOSITION!

We want students, parents, teachers, office staff, Governors and alumni alike to join in and help us to make a community composition – just for the sheer fun of

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Music Department Update – Nov ‘20

Posted on: November, 6th Nov 2020

In Category: Music News

In these ever changing times we are thrilled to still be able to offer a wide range of music and concerts within Woodbridge School.

International violin soloist Emily Sun, was a resounding success, when she visited to conduct a Strings Masterclass.

We are now full steam ahead for our Evening of String Music with soloists from harps to viola and a full range of string chamber groups to whet your

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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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