Chetham's student wins first ever BBC Young Musician jazz award!
Monday, 10 March 2014 11:18
Congratulations to 17-year-old Chetham's saxophonist Alexander Bone who has been awarded the first ever BBC Young Musician Jazz Award after an impressive performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff on Saturday 8 March.
Callum Smart releases debut recital disc to critical acclaim!
Friday, 07 March 2014 09:48
In February, Chetham's violinist Callum Smart released his debut recital CD on the Orchid Classics label. Accompanied by Gordon Back, the album features Grieg Sonata for violin and piano No. 2 in G major, Chausson Poeme and Franck Violin Sonata in A major.
Trombonists take over Chetham's on National Trombone Day!
Thursday, 06 March 2014 15:53
Chetham's School of Music will be taken over by trombonists on Sunday 30 March as it hosts the 2014 National Trombone Day, run by the British Trombone Society.
Chopin Prize 2014 finalists announced
Thursday, 06 March 2014 15:30
Congratulations to all twenty-three performers who took part in the Chopin Piano Competition at Chetham's on Wednesday 5 March. Adjudicator, Claire Campbell-Smith, was impressed with all of the performances and selected five students who will perform again in the final.
Five Chetham's students compete in BBC Young Musician 2014 Classical and Jazz
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 13:25
Five Chetham's students will compete next week in the finals of BBC Young Musician 2014.
Violinist Elizaveta Tyun, 18, Saxophonist Nick Seymour, 17, and Trombonist Ellena Newton, 14.