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    Soft Song 2020

    One of our favourite evenings of the year came round again last week as each House took to the stage in The Chapel to perform in Soft Song. Guest judge for the evening was Lucy Bates who won a scholarship to the Royal Northern College of Music, has performed with English National Opera and taught

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    National Youth Choir Success for Olivia

    Our warmest congratulations go to QM Choral Scholar, Olivia Hamilton (LVI) who has been successful in securing a place in the National Youth Choir. Olivia shares her exciting news; “I auditioned for the National Youth Choir (NYC) of Great Britain at Leeds College of Music and I have received the exciting news that my application has

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    Royal Northern College of Music Place for Grace

    Congratulations to Grace Marwood, Year IV who, over the summer, auditioned for and has been accepted into the Royal Northern College of Music’s (RNCM) Junior Conservatoire. The news comes after Grace was invited to join the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO) earlier this year and means she will receive world-class tuition. Here, Grace shares her news

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    QM Shortlisted for Performing Arts School of the Year Award

    QM is ending the school year on a high note after being shortlisted in the ‘Performing Arts School of the Year’ category of the Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2019. The news comes just two weeks after the School was judged as ‘Excellent’ by inspectors and reflects the quality of the work produced by

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    A Spectacular Summer Concert

    It goes without saying that QMs annual Summer Concert was the product of incredible hard work and time dedicated by the girls and staff over the course of the year. Polished musical performances do not simply come together instantly, and in ensemble performances, our girls must learn to work together as a team, taking responsibility

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    Music Festival Week

    You’re invited to a series of ‘Rush Hour Recitals’… QM is delighted to be holding its inaugural Music Festival Week this June. As part of the Festival, Pianist and Head of Keys, Eleanor Kornas will be performing a series of ‘Rush Hour Recitals’ alongside other members of the QM Music team. The recitals are designed

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    Esteemed Invitation for Grace

    Our warmest congratulations to Grace Marwood, Year III who has been invited to join the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO). Here, Grace tells us about her journey… “Ever since I can remember I have always had a passion for the violin. When I was very young, I would gaze longingly at the violins in Banks Music,

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    Big Band in a Day

    Back in April I was lucky enough to be chosen to play in a Big Band at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, as a support act for the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra through the scheme ‘Big Band in a Day’. Last Sunday at midday, 13 of us, aged 13 to 18, arrived having never