Music News

MESSIAH

Posted on: December, 17th Dec 2018

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

   

Triumphant!  Majestic!! Glorious!!!
Readers of my reviews will know I am not prone to hyperbole…
But I have to say…
In twenty-one years at Woodbridge School…

Few moments match Friday night.

You had to be there

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MICHAELMAS SHOWCASE CONCERT

Posted on: December, 11th Dec 2018

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

Good heavens above.  What a stunning concert at St Mary’s – and how nice to see it so full – barely a seat to be had.  Hundreds of happy Woodbridge friends and family were given an Advent treat to savour.

Seckford Sinfonia set the bar high from the

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CROTCHETS AND CAKE

Posted on: November, 19th Nov 2018

In Category: Music News, Senior School News

On Tuesday the last of this terms Crotchet and Cake recitals was held in School Hall. Thank you to all those who have performed in the four recitals and shared their music making with the other students, staff, parents and visitors who have attended. These small recitals are important ways in which students can play and sing in an informal setting and gain valuable performance experience (as well as eat some delicious

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PIANO COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL

Posted on: March, 27th Mar 2018

In Category: Music News, Senior School News

Thirty five eager pianists participated in this year’s piano festival held on Thursday 8 March.

We were fortunate to welcome Richard Stafford as our adjudicator. Richard is Director of Music at Ardingly College and an accomplished musician and educator.

His comments on the performances were insightful and astute and all the performers benefited from his

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Lent Showcase Concert

Posted on: March, 19th Mar 2018

In Category: Music News, Senior School News

The snow might have thwarted the music department a couple of weeks ago, forcing cancelled concerts, but, quick as a flash Mr Milton spotted an opportunity to provide a wonderful evening of ‘samples’ last Friday.

The Showcase Concert brought together a glorious range of ensembles, choirs, orchestras and

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A CHILD OF OUR TIME – ELY CATHEDRAL – THURSDAY 26 APRIL 2018

Posted on: March, 9th Mar 2018

In Category: Music News

A CHILD OF OUR TIME – ELY CATHEDRAL – THURSDAY 26 APRIL 2018

Woodbridge School Choral Society

Michael Tippett
A Child Of Our Time

Make sure you are a part of what will be a fabulously memorable occasion, on:

26 April 2018 at 7:30pm

A Child of Our Time by Sir Michael Tippett is one of the great masterpieces of twentieth century choral music and a work that continues to be relevant and

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Wonderful Reviews For The Sound of Music

Posted on: February, 21st Feb 2018

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

Woodbridge School’s performance of The Sound of Music brought out the ‘feel-good factor’ and wowed the audience.

View the online photo gallery and report by the East Anglia Daily Times: http://www.eadt.co.uk/…/woodbridge-school-pupils-give-incre…

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The Show Commences!

Posted on: February, 6th Feb 2018

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News

We would like to take this opportunity to wish the cast and crew of The Sound of Music all the very best for their first performance this evening.

This School Musical will be on all week, with two performances on Friday, and we know it will be a huge

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Chamber Soirée in Woodbridge Library

Posted on: December, 4th Dec 2017

In Category: Music News, Woodbridge News

A Saturday evening – and in the Library: two new ventures for us (though the Library has been a familiar lunchtime venue for a little while now).  It’s nice to make a positive impression, and I have to say the performances were terrific.  Mr Milton did a fine job introducing musicians and repertoire alike (and even managed to take precisely the number of words required to allow William Emery and Jenny Clare the time they needed to join us direct from

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SWING BAND AT KIRTON

Posted on: November, 22nd Nov 2017

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

Kirton Church Hall was full to bursting on Friday night: the residents clearly remembered the previous visit of our Swing Band, and they were keen to relish an equally wonderful reprise. And the evening proved to be that and more – far more!

With the full band top and tailing the

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