Music is an integral part of life at St Paul's Cathedral School – and not just for choristers. All pupils have weekly class music lessons and theory tuition taught by the Director of Music and the majority of pupils learn at least one instrument.
St Paul's offers tuition in all orchestral instruments as well as electric guitar, acoustic guitar, drums and percussion, piano, singing and the organ. Instrumental soloists are encouraged to take part in the Annual House Music Competition.
We have over 20 experienced visiting music staff, most of whom combine a professional performing career with teaching. We also have a music administrator who schedules some 320 music lessons a week.
We have two school orchestras and a range of ensembles including big band, brass ensemble, an early music group, string orchestra, clarinet and recorder ensembles. Aside from the Cathedral choir we have three school choirs who sing at carol services and regularly perform for City Livery Companies and the Old Bailey.