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Music Schools in England: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Royal College of Music, Chethams School of Music, Royal Academy of Music

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781156782958
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Royal College of Music, Chethams School of Music, Royal AcademyMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Royal College of Music, Chethams School of Music, Royal Academy of Music, Wells Cathedral School, Leeds College of Music, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Academy of Contemporary Music, Trinity College of Music, Birmingham Conservatoire, Brighton Institute of Modern Music, Royal Northern College of Music, London College of Music, Purcell School, Berkshire Maestros, Royal College of Organists, Royal Military School of Music, Open College of the Arts, National Opera Studio, Yehudi Menuhin School, Hampstead Conservatoire, London School of Musical Theatre, Royal Manchester College of Music, Northern School of Music, Benslow Music Trust. Excerpt: Chethams School of Music (pronounced ), familiarly known as Chets, is a specialist independent co-educational music school, situated in Manchester city centre, in North West England. It was established in 1969, incorporating Chethams Hospital School, founded as a charity school by Humphrey Chetham in 1653. After becoming a boys grammar school in 1952, the school turned to music as its specialism, and became an independent school. There are approximately 290 pupils on roll, making it the largest music school in the United Kingdom. The oldest parts of the school date to the 1420s, when the building was constructed as a residence for priests of the church now Manchester Cathedral- these parts are listed buildings, along with other parts of the complex. The site houses Chethams Library, the oldest free public reference library in the United Kingdom. A new building to replace the Victorian Palatine building and allow easier access for visitors is due to be completed in 2012. Chethams educates students between the ages of 8 and 18. Although admission is based solely on an audition to demonstrate musical potential and talent, the sch...