Entries by Laura Poingdestre


Bexley Music – June 2022

What a fantastic afternoon of music-making with Bexley in Howard Davis Park! A team of Academy students joined Bexley’s orchestra to perform a 60-minute set. The programme included: a Disney medley, Superheroes R Us, Blue Danube, Die Fledermaus, Harry Potter, Jupiter, Uptown Funk, The Avengers, Barcarolle, Capriccio Italien, Give Up the Funk and the Wallace […]

Vocal Department Concert

The Vocal Department Concert on 27th May sent us all into half term with a song in our hearts. It was a lovely event with singers of all ages delighting us with their solo and choral offerings. There was a lovely mix of songs, duets and choral items, from individual children and from the rapidly […]

Jersey Youth Choir

The JAM/JMS Jersey Youth Choir was launched yesterday at Government House, singing for Royalty with a performance for the Earl and Countess of Wessex. We are excited to launch this mixed choir for Jersey’s young singers, and welcome applications from singers from all schools in Jersey. We would like this to be an inclusive choir, […]

Musical Mindfulness

On Saturday 30th April we hosted our first Musical Mindfulness day, focusing on confidence building and positivity with a musical theme. Students participated in a series of workshops, and explored Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique, Performance Confidence, Breathwork, Osteopathy and Mindfulness. You Matter was also on site throughout the day, and the wonderful Bella’s Cafe provided copious […]


St Andrew’s, Pangbourne

St Andrew’s School has a strong musical tradition, with  many pupils learning orchestral instruments and performing in a wide variety of ensembles. Our Senior Choir leads our Chapel Services each week and in recent years, have sung in Winchester, Salisbury and Guildford cathedrals. They were delighted to visit Jersey in April, and had the opportunity to […]


Ipswich High School

  At Ipswich High School Everyone is encouraged to participate in Music, from Year 1 through to Year 13. There are many opportunities within their extensive Enrichment Programme which allow students to extend their interests or try something new. For performers, clubs are as diverse as RockSchool, Ukulele Club, Senior Orchestra and Advanced Strings, and […]