Summer Concert 2019

Posted on 5 June, 2019 under Events, Featured, Music, News

With its performing groups ranging in size from three to sixty and performing music from Tchaikovsky to Coldplay, the Summer Concert was, as ever, a firm highlight of the musical year. Historically it heralds the start of the much looked-forward to half-term break. This year, as much as ever, the more →

Four pupils sing with National Choirs

Posted on 23 April, 2019 under Featured, Music, News

During the Easter holiday four of our Chamber Choir members were hard at work improving their singing. Anna Harding, Josie Harding and Cecilia Beddison were singing in Shrewsbury in the National Children’s Choir and Alice Patterson was performing in Coventry in the National Youth Choir. Their end of course performances more →

House Singing Competition 2019

Posted on 29 March, 2019 under Featured, Music, News

On the last day of the Lent term the children joined together to enjoy a wonderful afternoon of music for the House Singing Competition. Despite many tired eyes after a long term, every House rose to the occasion and sang their hearts out. This year’s theme was ‘Our World’ and more →

Success at the Pangbourne Piano Festival

Posted on 27 March, 2019 under Featured, Music, News

This year’s annual visit to the Pangbourne Piano Festival was a resounding success. A small group of pupils came from both Cranleigh Prep and Cranleigh Senior Schools with their parents and Head of Piano, Dr Marie Ward. Edward T won the Solo Intermediate class, with Josie H coming runner-up in more →

House Music Competition 2019

Posted on 26 February, 2019 under Events, Featured, Music, News

On Friday 15th February, just before Long Leave, the House Music Competition took place in the Prep School Chapel. It was a wonderful celebration of music making and with over 100 performances from pupils in all year groups, the standard was very high indeed. The four different categories ran throughout more →

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 more →