The Autumn Concert by Abigail McKee On Wednesday night (28/11/18) I performed in the Autumn Concert at the OE hall, along with many of my friends. It was a very enjoyable experience for all involved, a particular highlight for me was performing in Percussion band playing Brazil and Street Song. I was playing the glockenspiel […]
2018 SHS Music Festival took place on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th January with just over 110 performances. The external adjudicator, Mrs Catherine Summerhayes was extremely impressed. ‘I really enjoyed it. Immensely talented musicians, wonderfully supported by Music Staff. I was so impressed by the talent and the kindness and politeness of the pupils. I […]
I was lucky enough to participate in the National Youth Orchestra Inspire day this September. I was sent the music in advance to prepare so that the focus on the day was solely on making music rather than just playing the notes. After a short introductory full orchestra session we had full sectionals, so […]
Studio Technology: A Line in the Sand by Motörhead Recently in Studio Tech we began the production of Motörhead’s A Line in the Sand. The first week of production was the plan. Here we listed the number and type of instruments required and listened carefully to the smallest detail on the original track so we […]
The Best Music for Revision Like most people, I understand from experience the pain of not being allowed to listen to music while working or revising at school. Who doesn’t love humming along to a good bit of Beyoncé whilst doing a descriptive writing passage, or even the best of Queen while working out algebraic […]
‘Daydreams’ – Track 2 from Y13 Peter Blissett’s EP ‘No Alarms’ which is currently available on Apple Music & Spotify.
On Tuesday 26th September, Stamford Endowed Schools hosted The Band of the Irish Guards. The band are based in Wellington Barracks very close to Buckingham Palace, where they undertake most of their work which is ceremonial. This was a prestigious event and being new to school this year it was a great experience and […]