Music

CPS choirs entertain locals with Christmas carols

Posted on 11 December, 2018 under Featured, Music, News

The Chamber Choir and the Lower School Choir both treated the local community to some Christmas carols yesterday. The Chamber Choir, accompanied by Catherine Beddison, started the morning sharing their love of singing with residents at Cedar Court. Performing unaccompanied traditional carols, they were enthusiastically thanked and encouraged to visit ...read more →

Autumn Concert 2018

Posted on 29 November, 2018 under Events, Featured, Music, News

The Autumn Concert on Tuesday 27th November showcased the work done this term by the small and large instrumental and vocal ensembles. Impressive numbers of pupils and staff from the Cranleigh Music team worked together to present a rich and varied programme encompassing classical repertoire, film music, tango, traditional melodies ...read more →

The Chamber Choir delight the residents of Rowley’s

Posted on 28 September, 2018 under Featured, Music, News

The Chamber Choir were in fine voice this week, singing by invitation at the ‘Darby and Joan Club’ monthly meeting at Rowley’s Day Centre in Cranleigh. They performed a wide range of songs, ranging from stage hit ‘Cabaret’ to well know film melodies such as ‘Hallelujah’ and City of Stars’. ...read more →

Lower School Concert Series: Bowjangles

Posted on 25 September, 2018 under Featured, Music, News

Lower School pupils and parents enjoyed the first of this year’s concert series on Tuesday 18th September.  They were treated to the fabulous all-singing, all-dancing, internationally-renowned theatrical string quartet, the ‘Bowjangles’. The performance, entitled ‘Excalibow’, was a fast-paced fable drawing on an eclectic mix of myths and legends. The premise ...read more →

Lower School Concert: Music through the ages

Posted on 19 June, 2018 under Featured, Music, News

On Tuesday 12th June the Lower School were treated to a fabulous concert presented by Marcus Pashley, Director of Music at Cranleigh School. The theme ‘Music through the ages’ was a journey through musical history and featured performers from the Cranleigh Music team. Mr Pashley utilised Dr Who’s Tardis to ...read more →

Summer Concert 2018

Posted on 6 June, 2018 under Events, Featured, Music, News

The Summer Concert took place on Friday 25th May and was a wonderfully varied celebration of music making at Cranleigh Prep School. The afternoon began with an exciting entrance from the Upper School Percussionists playing ‘Zombie Squirrels’ by Byars. Our Lower School Percussionists followed later in the programme and treated ...read more →

Encore concert celebrates our outstanding musicians

Posted on 3 May, 2018 under Featured, Music, News

On Friday 27th April,  the winners of both the Prep School House Music Competitions and Senior School Helen Wareham Competition joined together to celebrate Cranleigh Music’s outstanding musicians. Six CPS performers played in the ‘Encore Concert’ which was enjoyed by students and parents in the Emms Centre at Cranleigh School. ...read more →

The Chamber Choir record their second CD

Posted on 25 April, 2018 under Featured, Music, News

The Chamber Choir were in fine voice this weekend, recording their second CD in the beautiful Prep School Chapel. Featuring a wide variety of styles, the tracks included anthems such as Rutter’s ‘For the beauty of the earth’ and Chilcott’s ‘Irish Blessing’ alongside popular songs such as Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ and ...read more →