Award-winning Cheltenham school reveals impressive musical offering – Gloucestershire film & culture

Young aspiring musicians have the chance to develop their full musicality at Dean Close, who enjoys a long tradition of musical excellence with an exceptional disposition for students of all musical abilities both in his Preparatory, aged 7 at 13, and in high school, aged 13. to 18.

With the high school’s specially designed and beautifully designed music school and preparatory school’s dedicated music department, Dean Close offers unparalleled performance opportunities and an experienced team of instrument teachers, including the quartet. Internationally renowned Anglo-Irishman Carducci who heads the string departments, offering private lessons and ensemble coaching.

Whether it is classical music, jazz and pop, music technology or musical theater, Dean Close encourages students in all their musical endeavors.

The school offers a large number of instrumental and choral groups, chamber ensembles and rock and jazz groups, so there is something for all young musicians.

With both girls and boys now able to join the world-famous Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, the offer of a choir singer at Dean Close Preparatory School is in great demand.

And all students in the school have the opportunity to sing in the Chapel Choir – with the more advanced singers progressing to the Chamber Choir and Close Harmony groups.

In addition, the school hosts approximately 50 concerts each year, including informal lunchtime recitals and rock and jazz nights, series of solo recitals for grade 8 musicians, and choral and orchestral events. major. Plus, top student soloists can perform solo concertos with the school orchestra at an annual spring concert at the Pittville Pump Room.

The school offers music scholarships for 11+, 13+ and sixth year entry, with choral scholarships at the same entry points, as well as 7+.

For more information, contact the admissions teams and visit,

By Maddy Richards

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Friday, October 15, 2021

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