Beyond the Classroom


Pupils regularly take part in local choirs and ensembles in the Bristol area, with a few gaining places in the National Children’s Orchestra and National Youth Orchestra.

Our most recent honours achieved:

2016

Jack Mercer - winner of ROLI Music Award

Yuqi Cheng - DipABRSM on Piano

Nathanael Shin - NYCO (National Youth Chamber Orchestra) Violin

James Everingham - Bristol Young Heroes Awards - Arts and Culture Winner (nominated for his achievements in composing)

Izaak Stanley - member of barbershop quartet crowned  'British Barbershop Champion 2015'; RWCMD Junior Conservatoire Orchestra

Laurence Yip - National Children's Orchestra (violin)

2014

Silas Edwards - National Youth Orchestra (cello); previously National Children's Orchestra (from 2010)

Yuqi Cheng (Year 9) - won the Rotary Young Musician Area Concert

SAONA (Sam Goodhind, Alex Grocock, Charlie Jackson, Rishi Saluja) - signed by independent Record Label 'MAS'
 

2013

Joseph Edwards - National Youth Orchestra (violin); winning a place to the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin school

Aden Yip - National Children's Orchestra (joined in 2011)

Charles Day - National Youth Choir

George McCarthy - National Youth Chamber Orchestra (cello); Rodolfus Choir, conducted by Ralph Allwood MBE; Cathedral Consort Choir (Head Chorister); Gareth Malone's British Youth Choir
 

2012

Matthew Ewing - DipLCM diploma on Jazz Saxophone; National Youth Wind Ensemble, South West Youth Symphonia
 

2011

Jacob Warn - DipABRSM diploma on recorder; Bristol Rotary Young Musician winner 2010
 

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