There may have been no snow on snow this year, but the traditional Carol Service from the first notes of ‘Once in royal...’ sparkled with all the magic of our early Salopian Christmas.
School Firsts are one of the highest honours at Shrewsbury, rewarding pupils who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to School life. They are awarded each term by a committee of Upper Sixth Formers.
The Shrewsbury School Concert Party have been out and about spreading festive cheer and performing Christmas music in residential homes in and around Shrewsbury.
"John Moore’s final St Cecilia Concerts embraced all the hallmarks we have come to expect from this golden age of Salopian music-making." - Review by Mr Fraser-Andrews.
On Sunday 4th November, some of our pupils performed in a stunning concert celebrating the life of one of Shropshire's greatest sons, the World War 1 poet, Wilfred Owen. The concert took place in his home to...
Many congratulations to Lower Sixth Form trumpeter Frank Coughlan (SH) who, after several rounds of auditions, has won a coveted place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
A bold and ambitious project, the first ever Music Tour to Hong Kong was an exciting and hugely successful week, and one that will live long in the memory of all 31 Shrewsbury School pupils and staff who took part.
Audiences in both the Alington Hall and - via a live stream - in front of their own screens across the world enjoyed a wonderful evening of music and entertainment at the annual House Singing Competition.
As audiences eagerly look forward to the biggest musical event of the school year, here's a special behind-the-scenes preview of some of the House Singing Competition entries.
Shrewsbury School Chapel Choir travelled to Oxford on Tuesday to sing Evensong in the beautiful Chapel of Trinity College - an uplifiting experience for singers and congregation alike, as Richard Hudson describes.
Many congratulations to Rosa Li (M), who has passed her violin Diploma with a distinction. This is a significant achievement for any musician, but for a Fourth Former it is particularly remarkable.
The New Entrants’ Concert is always one of the major highlights of the start of term, where talent, enthusiasm and exciting potential are in abundance.
Congratulations to Steph Christensen, who has gained a place in the Chapel Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge whilst reading for a degree in History and German as an undergraduate at Murray Edwards College.
As Director of Drama Helen Brown describes...
Congratulations to Fifth Former Frank Coughlan, who has been awarded a place in the City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Orchestra Academy this summer.
Galin Ganchev, Shrewsbury’s all conquering hero of the piano keyboard, last week made an eagerly awaited return with all the assured and attentive artistry we have come to expect, and more.
When snow snuffed out the possibility of Birmingham Town Hall performance, the Music Faculty, undaunted, prepared instead for a blockbuster weekend of late Mozart genius.
Mr Hudson reviews last weekend's sparkling performances of Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' - and our Film Fellow David Clifford takes us behind the scenes in rehearsal.
As Shropshire’s temperatures nudged towards the Continental, how appropriate for a soirée of French repertoire where the warm harmonies and elegant poise of Shrewbury’s musicians provided musical sunshine of its ...
Each term a committee of Sixth Form pupils meets to award the School’s highest form of ‘colours’ – a ‘School First’.
Almost 40 pupils took part in the Singing Prizes competition held in the Maidment Auditorium on Sunday 25th February.
Film Fellow David Clifford travelled to Hereford with the Chapel Choir on Wednesday 28th February and spoke to members of the Choir and Assistant Director of Music Alex Mason as they prepared to sing Evensong in the C...
An atmospheric retelling in words and film of a memorable and enjoyable occasion on Wednesday 28th February for singers and congregation alike.
There were some outstanding performances in the Brass Prizes held on Sunday 25th February.
Nearly 50 pupils took part in the annual Wind Prizes, which were held on Sunday 4th February. adjudicated by Paul Saunders.
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