Choral Summer Schools

There are two choral summer schools to choose from. The first in choral singing is an intensive residential course for select singers who are looking to develop choral musicianship skills within a small choir typical of those found in many of Oxford University’s colleges and chapels.

The second runs in parallel with the choral singing school where students will learn to compose for the choir. The composition students not only participate fully in the Choral Singing course but also receive additional daily tutorials (small-group tuition) in choral composition. 

These summer schools take place in the beautiful buildings of St Stephen’s House, which includes some of the university’s finest acoustics for music and an atmosphere for serious study – set in one of Oxford's most vibrant quarters.

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Oxford University Choral Singing Summer School 2019

A practical course for singers focussed on the English choral tradition; suitable for students, educators and other able musicians.

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Oxford University Composing for Choirs Summer School 2019

Exploring the skills, techniques and philosophies of setting text for a chorus of singers.

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Choral Singing Summer School Repertoire

Recordings made at our 2017 Choral Singing and Composing for Choirs summer schools