Liverpool students shine at the Cavern!

Talented students from the Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA) recently performed at Liverpool’s most iconic music venue, The Cavern Club. The students followed in the famous footsteps of The Beatles, Oasis, Arctic Monkeys, The Who, Adele and The Rolling Stones, who have all performed on the iconic stage. Organised by ...

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Inspiring hope for the future

Schools from Merseyside descended on the M & S Bank Arena, Liverpool in a celebration of youth, music, energy and sheer talent on a stratospheric scale for the annual Peace Proms concert. It was an uplifting, inspiring and often moving event as the 100-strong youth orchestra from Ireland performed against a ...

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Guitar made by Liverpool students played on Jools Holland’s Hootenanny

A guitar designed and built with the help of Liverpool students was played on Jools Holland’s Hootenanny. Mark Flanagan, a Liverpool-born guitarist who performs with Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, used the bespoke instrument during the famous New Year’s Eve broadcast. Students in the Northern Schools Trust (Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, ...

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A unique musical experience

Professional musicians from the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra spent a day at West Derby School Liverpool in November as part of the BBC Ten Pieces coaching scheme. Over 40 musicians from Years 8 to 11 took part in a series of composition workshops based around the ‘Storm’ Interlude from Benjamin Britten’s opera ...

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