Are you looking for a music boarding school in the UK? Great Manchester, Lancarshire location. With 290 or so students, aged 8 - 18, Chetham's School of Music in Manchester is the
largest specialist Music School in the UK and the only Music School
based in the North of England. In the heart of Manchester, our vibrant
cosmopolitan city centre location complements a dynamic music programme
- we regularly collaborate with the city's leading cultural venues on a
range of projects and initiatives, to present exciting opportunities
for our students.
Chetham's is an integral part of the
North West's rich cultural heritage, housed in buildings that are nearly
600 years old and boasting a truly unique and magical atmosphere. Our
medieval buildings are one of Manchester’s real gems - playing music in
the Baronial Hall is undoubtedly an experience in itself!
student's diary is always busy and packed with opportunities inside and
outside the practice room. Recently, our students have broadcast for BBC
Radio 3, performed at BBC Proms in the Park, composed music in response
to artworks from the British Art Show and performed as part of an
exhibition at Manchester Museum. Our jazz musicians regularly perform at leading venues and our two Big Bands are regularly winners of national prizes. Our Chamber Choir recently performed at the BBC Proms with the Gabrielli Consort and Paul McCreesh and recorded for Deutsche Grammophone.
also share our Manchester home with The Bridgewater Hall, Hallé, BBC
Philharmonic orchestras and Royal Northern College of Music - Chets
students regularly benefit from our strong links with the organisations
through events and festivals. Many of Chetham’s tutors also teach at the RNCM and are principal players with the city's orchestras.
Head: Mrs Claire Moreland
Director of Music: Mr Stephen Threlfall
Chairman of Governors: Dame Sandra Burslem
Cost of tuition
7 days boarding: 30 987 GBP
Day school only cost: 23 988 GBP
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