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Fireside Chat - 'Meet the Musicians' Recap

Fireside Chat - 'Meet the Musicians' Recap

On the evening of Wednesday 22nd March, the Junior Common Room (JCR) was filled with the sounds of string instruments and lively discussion of the role of great music, as the College’s Music Director, Kate Pitcher, hosted a Fireside Chat with a difference that gave residents and interested members of the Georgian Community the opportunity to get to know the musicians and ensembles...

Early Music Ensemble Concert Recap

Early Music Ensemble Concert Recap

The very best baroque chamber music can transport listeners to many places. The Early Music Ensemble of St George’s College concert in the Chapel on Sunday 12th February underlined this emphatically. It seemed a surprise, at Concert end, to be re-emerging into the afternoon light and unseasonable humidity of the Quadrangle rather than, perhaps, a...

ROSL Ensemble Competition Recap

ROSL Ensemble Competition Recap

A few weekends ago, the String Quartet of St George’s College participated in the Royal Over-Seas Ensemble competition presented by the Royal Schools Music Club on the 12th of NovemberWe had been preparing our repertoire for a few months under the tutelage of Paul Wright, and we performed movements from both Mendelssohn and Haydn quartets.

Spring Strings Recap

Spring Strings Recap

On Sunday 3rd October, ‘Spring Strings’ showcased the College’s three resident ensembles which comprise the St George’s Emerging Artists Program. It was an event of firsts in several ways; the first dedicated concert to feature all three ensembles, each in their first year of operation, and perhaps, most notably, the first event with an incredible new administrative team at its helm.

Fundraising Dinner Recap

Fundraising Dinner Recap

On Friday the 19th of August, our undergraduate String Quartet of St George’s College was given the amazing opportunity to perform in the college’s annual Fundraising Dinner, an unforgettable evening of music-making, fine dining and excitement. To begin with, drinks were served in the picturesque quadrangle to set the mood for the night, and the hours to follow certainly did not disappoint...

Early Music Ensemble of St George's College Launch - Recap

Early Music Ensemble of St George's College Launch - Recap

It is a rare occurrence for an audience to be treated to the authentic sound of Baroque music. This valuable opportunity was offered to those who attended the debut performance of the Early Music Ensemble of St George’s College, on Sunday July 3rd. The warm spotlights in the Dining Hall zeroed in on the four musicians who in turn drew the audience into...