Many congratulations to William Newport (Year 10, Morshead's), who has made it to the finals of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year. William is one of just three boys from across the country in the final, which will be aired on Sunday 11 December at 13:15 on BBC Two.
Supported by his parents and Winchester singing teacher, Claire Rutter, William progressed through the semi-finals, which were broadcast last Sunday, with a beautiful performance of 'Pie Jesu' by Fauré. In the short interview below, William talks about the experience.
Will is the recipient of a Music Award at the College, which recognises exceptional musical talent. In addition to singing, he plays the trumpet in the school's orchestra.
19th July 2022
Winchester College announces the appointment of Ms Elizabeth Stone who will be succeeding Dr Hands next summer at the start of the 2023/24 Academic Year.
3rd October 2023
Recently, College pupil Nye won a place in The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
10th June 2023
June is Pride month. Pupils and staff reflect on what Pride means to them in a short film.
16th May 2023
Pupils competed in the Bach Prize on the 14th of May, with performances on the organ, violin, cello and piano.
10th March 2023
The College's Outreach programme marked St David’s Day on 1st March with two memorable events at the Cathedral and St Peter’s Roman Catholic Primary School.
8th March 2023
On 18 – 19 March pupils from Winchester College will play continuously for 24 hours to raise big sums for charity. There are two free concerts, open to the public, as part of the event.