We encourage those with an aptitude for singing to take up lessons and learn how to hone their developing voices. We are pleased to be offering singing lessons in-house with our private singing teacher Miss Brimacombe from September 2016; for further details and to register your interest, click HERE
Join the College Adult Choir
2015 has seen the launch of a choir for parents, staff, governors and friends of the College. Rehearsals take place between 6.30 - 7.30pm on Thursday evenings at the College and cover a variety of musical styles. No experience necessary. All are welcome. Just turn up!'.
Visit the Music Department website for curriculum information, the co-curricular timetable, details of instrumental lessons and sound clips of student work.
"Music is a part of all cultures and, we might say, accompanies every human experience, from pain to pleasure, from hatred to love, from sadness to joy, from death to life, and almost naturally invites us to lift up our mind and heart to God in every situation, whether joyous or sad, of human existence. Music can become prayer."
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
St Richard Reynolds Catholic College has a specialism in Music. We believe music is vital in bringing together intellect and feeling, and enabling personal expression and emotional development. Music permeates the life of the College; pupils participate in Masses, weekly singing assemblies, concerts and trips, and there is a thriving co-curricular programme.
The Music curriculum itself is engaging and practical, providing every student with the skills and knowledge to be the very best musician. Primary school pupils develop a love of music through song and the use of xylophones and percussion instruments. High School pupils develop piano, guitar and vocal technique, study music theory and develop their understanding of many different musical styles. The College boasts numerous ensembles including five choirs, string and wind ensembles, student band rehearsals and a jazz band. Parents are invited to be part of the musical community through joining our choir for parents and friends.