Welcome to the latest edition of Purcell’s Weekly Highlights! Just a reminder that there will not be an edition of the Weekly Highlights next week however we will be sending out the March edition of The Purcell School’s Official Magazine ‘Crescendo‘ next Friday!

Upcoming Events


Society of Recorder Players Composers Competition 2019

The Society of Recorder Players have shortlisted their finalists for their 2019 Composers Competition! The School is incredible proud to announce that three of the finalists shortlisted are Purcellians! In the ‘Open Category’ former Purcell student Asha Parkinson and current saxophonist and staff member John Goldie-Scot have been shortlisted and in the ‘Under 18s’ category current first-study composer at Purcell; James Sparkes has been shortlisted! Congratulations to James, John and Asha, we look forward to the final in April!

Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival

Congratulations to Purcell student Rhea Jo on being award First Prize in the Intermediate Wind / Brass Concerto category at the Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival! The festival was founded in 1929, what began as a small event for adult pianists and singers has evolved over the years into the Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival – a comprehensive festival of the performing arts for musicians, dancers and would be actors of all ages.