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Endangered Instrument Scholars

The Sutton Music Service are offering a limited number of scholarships for those looking to learn an instrument (trombone, French horn, tuba, euphonium, oboe, bassoon, double bass and viola). A young person can apply if the following criteria are met:

  • attend a state-funded school in the London ...
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Twenty-five Year 8 pupils gave accomplished performances during our first live Soloists' Evening of the year on Thursday. With so many excellent performances it is hard to pick out particular highlights, but Joshua's performance of Eugene Bozza's Aria for Alto Saxophone was outstanding, as was Alex's lively rendering of Helen Hopekirk's ...

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Year 7 Induction Week

On Wednesday this week, our new cohort of Year 7 students were inducted into our music programme. As part of the Year 7 Music curriculum, every student receives musical tuition in one of the following: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, orchestral percussions, or voice. Our instrumental ...

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Staff and students at Wilson's were treated to a summery lunchtime treat this Wednesday, as our Year 7 students got together in the sunshine to perform some music. For our Year 7 Choir and Year 7 Wind Band, this was the perfect opportunity to share the items they had been preparing for the Summer Concert, which was sadly cancelled 2 weeks ago. The ...

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The build-up to this year's Grand Finale, has been rather different this year. For the first time in House Music history, students entered online, using a whole host of innovative techniques to record their performance, and received their feedback from the judges online. The anticipation for the evening, therefore, was especially high—this particular ...

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This year's senior vocal evening, featuring ten of Wilson's most talented singers, was a truly wonderful event. With a broad repertoire, ranging from Torelli to Elgar, Handel to Browne, it had a highly diverse and brilliantly executed programme.

We were all thrilled by the joint performance of four pieces from Vaughan Williams' Songs ...

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We are very proud of our peripatetic music team here at Wilson's and encourage all students to take instrumental or vocal lessons. Musical pursuits develop all sorts of invaluable skills, including perseverance, resilience, self-expression, time management, and teamwork. Our peripatetic teachers are now looking ahead to September and have spaces ...

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Our musicians here at Wilson's have demonstrated impressive resilience this year as they have grappled with new-fangled methods of rehearsal and very different styles of performance. Every time, they rose to the challenge, producing incredible concerts and recitals--and we now have a robust cohort of Year 7 instrumentalists awaiting their Trinity ...

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Wilson's House Music Competition is usually a sight to behold: two weeks of students from across the school come together with myriad instruments to share their musical talents with one another and receive feedback from a panel of external judges. The JJ Hall, the Lecture Theatre, the Bowden Room: they're all bursting with sound, creativity, and ...

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On Wednesday, our A level students gave a wonderful recital of solo performances. From Handel's Messiah to the lieder of Schumann and Schubert, from the impressionistic piano music of Debussy to the precarious waltzing of Tomasi's trombone concerto, the boys performed with such sensitivity and imagination, not to mention technical conviction, that ...

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Choirs and carols

Our Music Department pulled out all the stops this week to welcome final year university students from the prestigious Tonmeister Music Recording course to professionally record our fantastic music ensembles. We spent two days in multiple locations to record a Carol Service video and footage for the upcoming Winter Concert. The students from Surrey ...

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