choir school


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choir school

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(Education) (in Britain) a school, esp a preparatory school attached to a cathedral, college, etc, offering general education to boys whose singing ability is good
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Noun1.choir school - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general educationchoir school - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education
prep school, preparatory school - a private secondary school
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As the choir school to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral, St John's provides the boy and girl choristers for weekly services, two annual concerts at St David's Hall, and concert tours across continental Europe.
Moreover, St John's is the Choir School to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral and its choristers have sung in many prestigious locations such as Paris, Madrid and Bruges, and featured in both film and television.
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Choir school victims, many of whom implored their parents to let them come home, said they were still traumatised.
These singers, ranging from 11 to 18 years, have now travelled to the Latvian capital Riya to perform with the National Choir School.
These singers, according to Pyne, will travel to Latvia to perform with the National Choir School in Riga later this month where they will sing these and the rendition of Ah Ya Zein that is beautifully arranged by their director - these young people will do Qatar proud.
She has identified remarkable sources, starting with records from St Paul's in Melbourne, where Crawford attended Choir School with the painter Noel Counihan.
Young Maxwell Kenworthy won the chance of a lifetime - a scholarship to the famous St Paul's Choir School in London.
In his opinion, the documentary titled "Sins Committed Against Choirboys," shown on Bavarian TV in January 2015, was the reason why the Regensburg diocesan authorities decided to call in an independent lawyer to investigate abuse at the choir school.
He ends up at a fancy private choir school, based on The American Boychoir School, where Master Carvelle (Dustin Hoffman) and his right-hand man Drake (Eddie Izzard) become frustrated at his lack of discipline or formal musical training.
A keen photographer and musician, he was appointed assistant housemaster at Canterbury Choir School but returned to North Wales to help care for his mother, who subsequently died of cancer.
Canon John Sadler, who coordinates development, said the funds will help to refurbish the building, focusing on the Thomlinson library, where the choir school is housed.