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...

Chamber Orchestra in Dunsborough

Chamber Orchestra in Dunsborough

The recent Chamber Orchestra of St George’s College concert tour to Dunsborough was as successful as it was enjoyable. The variety and depth of the concert program was lauded by both the audience and the ensemble. As a member of the ensemble it was wonderful to play to such an enthusiastic audience in the beautiful surrounds of Dunsborough.

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.