Category Archives: Music

Young Voices 2018

On Thursday 26th January 2018, Harmonize travelled up to Manchester and took part in the Young Voices massed choir event at the MEN arena. There were 5780 singers in the massed choir from both primary and secondary schools across the country. They performed songs ranging from ‘Pop go the classics’ including songs such as A […]

A Celebration of Music 2017

On Thursday 18th May we held our annual Celebration of Music here in the school hall. We had a variety of musical performances prepared by our pupils from years 7 through to 11. They had been practising hard in preparation for the evening concert and nerves were high backstage. We had solo acts, duets and […]

Young Voices 2017

Young Voices is a mass choir event that takes place annually at various big arenas in the UK. For the last three years STB have been one of the only secondary schools to take a choir to this amazing event. Schools receive the songs and music to learn in September/October and have a few months […]

Year 7 African Music Performances

Year 7 have completed a topic on African music. As part of their assessment at the end of the project they had to perform their own African drumming composition to the class. See the videos of their performances on YouTube: African Drumming Video 1 African Drumming Video 2 African Drumming Video 3

Celebration of Music 2016

Thursday 26th May saw our annual ‘Celebration of Music’ at STB. Each year we present an evening of entertainment showcasing the musical talents from years 7-11 at STB. We have performers from beginners to grade 8 musicians, solos to ensembles and younger to older performers performing an eclectic mix of musical genres and styles. This […]

Mrs Thorley Platt Evening 2016

On Thursday 14th April, STB hosted the 3rd annual memorial event in honour of Mrs Thorley Platt. The schools senior team of Peter Royale, Evie Holt, Callum Henshall and Pippa Hamnett hosted the evening. Richard Heathcote, Woodlane and Ravensmead primary schools and STB musicians took part. We had a varied selection of performances ranging from […]

Young Voices 2016

On Thursday 3rd March we took 16 very excited pupils along with some year 5 and 6 Woodlane Primary pupils to perform in the massed choir event Young Voices 2016, at the Manchester Arena. This is an event where many primary and secondary schools come together to perform in an incredible venue, such as the […]

A Celebration of Music 2015

The 21st May saw the music department host it’s annual Celebration of Music event. This is an evening to showcase the hard work going on in the music department within extra curricular ensembles, instrumental lesson and curriculum lessons. Pupils have the opportunity to get together with their friends and perform their own preferred styles of […]

Young Voices 2015

On Monday 2nd March 2015, the Music Department took 21 Sir Thomas Boughey pupils and 20 Woodlane Primary pupils to perform as part of the Young Voices Tour at the Manchester Evening News Arena. Young Voices is the biggest school choir event in the WORLD! It runs for several nights in February/ March at each […]

Music Revision Guides

GCSE Playlist (Facebook)   GCSE Music: Complete Revision and Practice [Book] by Richard Parsons • Coordination Group Publications Limited • Paperback • 229 pages • ISBN 1841463787 GCSE Music Complete Revision & Practice with Audio CD WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Music Revision Guide by Jan Richards • Illuminate Publishing • Paperback • 120 pages • ISBN 1911208411 […]