String Quartet

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...

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...

String Quartet Musica Viva Masterclass and Concert

String Quartet Musica Viva Masterclass and Concert

Playing in the St Georges’ College Quartet is an incredibly invaluable experience and being mentored by Paul Wright is just the bomb! Formed just over a month ago, our group has forged a strong bond and we have already locked into each others’ personalities. The Musica Viva masterclass on Sunday the 12th of June was such a cool experience...