The state-of-the-art music school
Opened in 2008 and comprising:
Famous Chapel Choir
Elite Chamber Choir
Vibrant Show Choir
We have strong links with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain – our most promising singers are actively encouraged to audition.
A diverse and ever growing number of small and large ensembles including but not limited to:
We strongly encourage and give all possible support to any new student ventures.
RHS maintains a place at the forefront of music making in the community.
We welcome many world-leading musicians as part of our annual concert series, creating many opportunities for our pupils and visitors to learn from the best.
Dominic Peckham hosts many Singing Days for hundreds of local children - an unforgettable and transformative experience guaranteed to revolutionise and invigorate young people’s attitudes to their own voices.
Exciting workshops in local primary schools aimed at inspiring younger people.
Workshops with award-winning Bassistry Music for RHS pupils and for local feeder schools, energising young people through rhythm.
Notes & Nibbles
Highly popular series of lunchtime recitals given by RHS musicians for local audiences, with buffet lunch.
Organists' Associations of East Anglia
RHS collaborates enthusiastically with the Organists’ Associations, inviting many visitors to play our superb Grand Organ and hosting recitals and masterclasses with internationally acclaimed performers.
Holbrook Choral Society
RHS has a longstanding association with the Holbrook Choral Society, a large and dedicated group of singers from Holbrook and further afield that sings two major annual concerts in the Chapel.
Music forms an important part of the curriculum for Years 7 – 9 with a strong emphasis on practical music making and technology, as well as listening. Music is also offered at GCSE and A Level and pupils are prepared for entry to music college or university with many recent successes.
September 2015 saw the opening of a purpose-built three room music technology suite. Complete with a recording studio, an iMac room running Logic Pro X and a control booth with a 24 channel TOFT mixing console - this is a fantastic new resource which many professional recording businesses would drool over.
Music Scholarships are awarded annually to pupils who demonstrate real potential in their music making. Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the School informally and meet the Director of Music, from whom further information is available.
Director of Music - William Saunders
Head of Academic Music - Edward Allen
Teacher of Music Technology - Travis Tanswell
Bandmaster - Richard Harvey
School Organist - Andrew Cantrill
Music School Secretary - Katy Griffiths
Music School: 01473 326222 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Download our Music at the Royal Hospital School guide
Download our 2016/17 Music Concert Programme