Showing 6 results in the category Roman Catholic Choir Schools.
Cokethorpe is a co-educational day school for children aged 4 to 18, set in 150 acres of beautiful Oxfordshire parkland, two miles south of Witney and ten miles west of Oxford. Pupils can benefit from grants awarded annually to Music Award Holders, with assessments held in First and Third Form. The title and associated grant often continue over multiple years, with an annual review. Music Award Holders are expected to take a leading role in Music and act as ambassadors for Cokethorpe; they can also expect extra support from the Music Department as they move up through the Senior School.
Awards: Inst scholarships and bursaries available. Music activities: Choral and inst training, underpinned by RC traditions. Schola undertakes concert and recording work, sings mass at Brompton Oratory on sat during term time and on major feast days throughout the yr; other school activities incl choral society, chmbr choir, three orchs and concert band. Recent school tours to Paris, Prague, Krakow and USA. No of pupils: 80 jr house; 900 11-16 yrs; 360 6th form. Age range: 7-18. Termly fees: None. Name of cathedral/church: Brompton Oratory.
Seagrave Rd, London, SW6 1RX, United Kingdom
Awards: Age 3-11; voice trials Feb/Mar. Informal auditions throughout the year, usually while a child is in Y2-3 at primary school. Music activities: Cathedral jr choir for boys; choirs, orch, Big Bash! (music group using recycled collectables), African drumming, singing club. Musical dramatic productions and inst ens. Several concerts and services pa. No of pupils: 270. Age range: 3-11. Name of cathedral/church: Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool.
North Drive, Sandfield Park, Liverpool, L12 1LE, United Kingdom
Cathedral choir website: www.cardiffcathedralchoir.org. Awards: From 10% fees upwards subject to perf at voice trial. Music activities: Cathedral choirs (men and boys, jr girls choir, sr girls choir, chmbr choir consisting of sr boys and girls); concert orch; training orch, br and wind ens; rcdr consort; regular large-scale, dramatic productions; outside engagements; broadcasts; recordings; tours. Preparation for Oxbridge choral awards. No of pupils: 510. Age range: 3-18.
College Green, William Nicholls Drive, Cardiff, CF3 5YX, United Kingdom
Awards: Music Scholarships (Choral or Instrumental) are available to children going into Years 6, 7 or 8). Two instruments are required for instrumental scholarships. The standard on first instrument should be at least Grade 4/5. Music activities: Boy trebles provide the 'top line' in the Ampleforth Abbey Schola Cantorum; the Schola SanctiMartini (girls years 5-8) are trained separately and sing at a weekly service in the Abbey church. Opportunity to tour. Orch and various inst ens. No of pupils: 206. Age range: 3-13. Termly fees: £2950-£8850. Name of cathedral/church: Ampleforth Abbey.
Gilling Castle, Gilling East, York, YO62 4HP, United Kingdom
Day and boarding (choristers only). Awards: Total (maximum) of 30 choral scholarships offered (usually 6 pa), value approx 75% full fees with further remission available in cases of exceptional need. Age (on entry) normally 8; voice trials Dec or Mar or by arrangement for entry usually in Sep. Music activities: Chmbr music, orchs and non-chorister choir. No of pupils: 27 choristers; 120 day. Age range: 8-13. Termly fees: £6,411 (day), £3,362 (boarding). Name of cathedral/church: Westminster Cathedral.
Ambrosden Ave, London, SW1P 1QH, United Kingdom