The Senior Choir meets to rehearse each Monday at 1.25pm in the Prep Music Room. The choir takes part in large-scale concerts, leads the singing during masses, and features in the Carol Service held each year in St Albans Cathedral. It is open to everyone.
Senior Orchestra rehearses each Tuesday at 1.25pm in the Prep Music Room and is open to intermediate and advanced players. The orchestra takes part in large-scale concerts, accompanies masses, and plays in the Carol Service held each year in St Albans Cathedral.
College Band is for beginner to intermediate players on any instrument. It rehearses each week on Wednesday at 1.25pm in the Prep Music Room and performs a mixture of classical, film, and popular music at school concerts.
Jazz Band rehearses each Thursday at 1.25pm in the Prep Music Room and is open to intermediate and advanced players. It has a large repertoire, featuring most types of jazz, and performs at concerts, the Columban Fayre and Open Sessions.
There are three bell choirs in the Senior School: Junior, Intermediate and Senior. Each has twelve ringers and rehearses every week in the Prep Studio. It is an excellent opportunity for pianists to perform as part of a musical ensemble.
- Junior Bell Choir: Thursdays at 1.25pm
- Intermediate Bell Choir: Fridays at 1.25pm
- Senior Bell Choir: Thursdays at 3.50pm
The bell choirs perform regularly in school concerts, the Carol Service in St Albans Cathedral and are often invited to perform at additional events outside school.
Music Tech Club runs each Friday at 1.05pm in C2 and is open to anyone that wants to compose using Sibelius (notation software) or Reason (sequencing/multi-track recording software). Students can work on class and coursework projects there or just compose for fun.
Guitar Group rehearses each Friday at 1.05pm in the Prep Music Room and is run by our specialist Guitar Teacher.