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choir school

National Association of Collegiate and High School Gospel Choirs

National Association of Collegiate and High School Gospel Choirs

Ingalls, Jeremiah (1764 - 1838), tune book compiler, composer, choir leader, singing school master

MONRO, (Andrew) Hugh (born 1950), educational consultant; Head, Bristol Cathedral School, 2007–08; Founding Principal, Bristol Cathedral Choir School Academy, 2008–09

HEATH-GRACIE, George Handel (1892 - 1987), Organist and Master of the Choristers, Derby Cathedral, 1933–57; Diocesan Choirmaster, 1936–57; Founder and Conductor, Derby Bach Choir, 1935; Special Commissioner, Royal School of Church Music, 1951–66

MORSE-BOYCOTT, Desmond (1892 - 1979), Co-founder with his wife, in 1932, and Hon. Principal and Director of the Music, of St Mary-of-the-Angels Song School, now Administrator of the Trust’s Morse-Boycott Bursaries relative to Choir Schools; Assistant Curate of St Mary the Virgin, Somers Town, 1919–35

SAUNDERS, Henry George Boulton (1914 - 1984), Organist and Choirmaster to the Hon. Society of Benchers at Gray’s Inn, 1935–82; Organist and Master of the Choir to the Household Division, 1963–82; Area Inspector of Schools, Surrey County Council, 1962–78

WETTON, Henry Davan (1862 - 1928), Fellow of the Royal College of Organists; Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music; Organist and Director of the Choir at Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, W, since 1926; Professor of the Organ, Harmony, Counterpoint, and Composition at the Guildhall School of Music; Head of Music Department, Battersea Polytechnic; retired, 1927; Professor of Sight Singing, Ear Training, and Examiner, Royal College of Music; Member of the Faculty of Music, University of London; Fellow Incorporated Staff Sight-Singing College; Examiner to the Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music

HULL, Percy Clarke (died 1968), Organist and Master of the Choristers, Hereford Cathedral, 1918–49, then Emeritus; Conductor: Three Choirs Festival, Hereford, 1921, 1924, 1927, 1930, 1933, 1936, 1946, and 1949; the Choral and Orchestral Societies; Vice-President, Royal College of Organists, 1948; Adjudicator at principal Festivals in Great Britain and Canada; Fellow St Michael’s College, Tenbury; Examiner to Associated Board, Royal Schools of Music; visited Canada as such, 1940, Malta, 1948, Canada and West Indies, 1950, New Zealand, 1951 and South Africa, 1954


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Choir schools arose out of the scholae lectorum that, from the late Empire, employed very young children for the Readings and for singing the Psalms. In the 4th c., the ...

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