Choral Open Day at Winchester Cathedral

Sat 08/10/16 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Experience what it's like to be a Chorister

Come for the morning, the afternoon or the whole day...

Morning session
(Please note this is for boys in Years 3 to 6)
9.00am - 12.00pm
Enjoy fun performance activities
Play sport and explore the adventure playground
• Percussion playing • Group singing
• Drama workshop • Take part in an informal concert

Informal auditions
from 12.30pm

Take part in a taster informal audition, find out if you could be a chorister!
Make a chorister medal in our art studio while you are waiting

Afternoon session
(Please note this is for boys in Years 2 to 6)
1.45pm - 5.00pm
Spend the afternoon with the Choristers
• Join a choir practice with the Choristers
• Enjoy games and fun in the adventure playground
• Perform in an informal concert in the Cathedral

5.30pm - 6.10pm

Enjoy the rare opportunity to sing the anthem with the Cathedral Choir in the majestic
Winchester Cathedral
Information for parents
You are welcome to stay with your son and observe the workshops or you might like to
join in with the following activities:
• Sit in on a Chorister or Quirister practice (or both)
• Take an exclusive tour of the College and the Cathedral
• Visit The Pilgrims’ School (the Cathedral school), observe lessons, meet staff and tour
the boarding houses
• Meet the Directors of Music for Winchester Cathedral Choir and Winchester College
Chapel Choir
• Chat with Chorister parents and find out what it is like to have a musical son!
Tea will be provided before Evensong (free of charge) in the Cathedral for participating
families. The school will happily provide lunch for any boys staying for both sessions.