Thanks to generous support from the Government’s Music and Dance Scheme, The Purcell School is open to young musicians from all backgrounds, regardless of their financial circumstances. Students must audition for places and, if successful, will receive at least two-and-a-half hours of weekly one-to-one specialist tuition with some of the world’s best music teachers. Music education continues in the classroom, with IGCSE taken a year early at the end of Year 10 and the Cambridge pre-U in Music in the Sixth Form. In addition, students are encouraged to participate in the School’s orchestras, bands, choirs, chamber music, operas, and masterclasses.
Modern hearing aid technology is designed to amplify speech, helping verbal communication. We want to find out about how the use of hearing aid technology affects the way we listen to, and engage with music in our everyday lives. The Hearing Aids for Music project explored how hearing impairments and … Read More