Cathedral Choir

Guildford Cathedral Choir School

RGS Prep is proud to be the Guildford Cathedral Choir School. The boy choristers of the Cathedral Choir (a separate group of girl choristers was formed in 2002), are all educated at RGS Prep. They rehearse at school on four mornings a week, and the full choir of boys and men sings at Evensong in the Cathedral on Tuesdays and Thursdays; there are currently three choral services on Sundays.

There are also duties at Christmas and Easter. The main activity of the choir is the maintenance of regular sung services, but in the last few years the choir has also toured in Normandy, Bruges, the East Coast of the USA and most recently, the Netherlands. The choir has given concerts locally and in London, has made several recordings, and has appeared on BBC Radio 3.

Full details can be found here

Most days there’s a good chance you’ll hear the melodic voices of the boys at their morning practise.

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There are vacancies each year for musical boys who are interested in becoming choristers; the Chapter of the Cathedral award educational bursaries to boys selected for the choir.

Future Careers

Many choristers go on to pursue careers in music, and all benefit from the experience of teamwork and sense of achievement the choir gives them; in particular, ex-choristers often go on to achieve music scholarships and other awards at leading schools.