Music

Choir of Westminster Abbey

Biography

Westminster Abbey Choir School is a boarding preparatory school for boys in Westminster, London and the only remaining choir school in the United Kingdom which exclusively educates choristers. It is located in Dean's Yard, by Westminster Abbey. It educates about 30 boys, aged 8–13 who sing in the Choir of Westminster Abbey which takes part in state and national occasions as well as singing evensong everyday (except Wednesday) and gives concert performances around the world. Its most recent tour[when?] was to Moscow, singing in the International House of Music there. Other tours included trips to Australia, America, and Hong Kong.

The headmaster is Jonathan Milton, former headmaster of The Abbey School, Tewkesbury. The organist and master of the choristers is James O'Donnell, former Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Feast of the Ascension at Westminster Abbey

    The Feast of the Ascension at Westminster Abbey 2008

    Reviewed by Charlotte Gardner
    Another offering to lift the soul heavenwards from James O'Donnell and his choir.
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