Two Christ College Brecon harpists, Anna Phillips and Alaw Price, were privileged to join the Claire Jones International Harp School over the Easter break at Cardigan Castle.
The harpists had a wonderful opportunity to benefit from best practice in a range of musical elements including theory, sight reading and learning new arrangements especially composed by Chris Marshall (Claire’s husband and accomplished West End percussionist and recording artist).
The fantastic sold out final concert took place at the Castle with 40 harpists from all over the UK and beyond. They also had the opportunity to be taught by US guest tutor Lynnelle Ediger, founder of the American Youth Harp Ensemble, who was so inspiring and full of energy.
Best wishes to Anna, who will go to the US in the summer to tour with the American Youth Harp Ensemble.
Our Boarding Houses really got stuck into the #CaptainTom100 challenge last Friday. Captain Tom 100 celebrates the amazing achievements of Captain Tom Moore ,who raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal. Launched to coincide with what would have been his 101st Birthday,…Read on
St Nicholas House pupils and Years 7/8/9 ‘bubbles’ enjoyed fun packed activity camps over the Easter holidays. There was Stand Up Paddle Boarding and canoeing taking place on the nearby Brecon canal, tennis on our outdoor courts, indoor cricket, hockey on the all weather pitch…Read on
There was plenty of talent on display at today’s Eisteddfod. The event opened with ‘Hen Wlad fy Nhadau’ where all pupils stood and listened intently. The recitation team winners each performed their English and Welsh pieces whilst musicians Helisent, Shan Shan ,Izzy and Freya all…Read on
Christ College Music Department are proud to present a collection of performances and recollections from an illustrious group of Old Breconians for whom music has played a significant part in their lives. Many have gone on to have careers in the music industry as performers,…Read on
We were delighted to have William Osbourne, a professional animator, running a digital workshop with our Year 9 this week. The pupils got an insight into stop motion techniques as well as an opportunity to see some of William’s work . They were also able…Read on