More House School offers an exciting and diverse music curriculum with an enormous wealth of skills offered by the many full time and part time staff who work in the department. We have excellent facilities which include a chamber concert hall with a Boston Steinway grand piano, a music technology suite, two well-equipped classrooms, a recording studio, and five practice rooms (each with a piano). The Chapel of Christ the King has a Wyvern chamber organ to accompany the chapel choir and congregation.
Instrumental lessons from our peripatetic staff are also available and these are carefully worked into each boy’s individual timetable.
Concerts are organised regularly to showcase the achievements the boys have made in their instrumental lessons as well as in the school ensembles which include: Senior Choir, Junior Choir, Chapel Choir, Brass Ensemble, Concert Band, Big Band, Jazz Combo, Saxophone Quintet and Steel Band. In addition to this, we also occasionally host a professional concert so that our boys experience a variety of styles of music being performed to the highest standard. As of January 2018, 63% of all pupils at the school learn a musical instrument; a statistic of which we are most proud.
More House School regularly partakes in the Farnham Festival as well as the Frensham Fayre and the Guildford Rotarians’ charity concert at GLive, Guildford. Department trips have included destinations as far afield as Austria, Cuba, Holland, Italy and New Orleans.