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17-11-17 Choir at Corn exchange

Swapping Bach for Bowie: Choir at the Corn Exchange

On the 14th November, the Choir of Pembroke College performed at the Cambridge Corn Exchange alongside Gareth Malone, the Swingle Singers and the Ayoub Sisters. Guest blog written by Anna Lapwood, Director of Music As a Chapel Choir, our week to week commitments mainly revolve around singing religious music in the context of the College Chapel. When Gareth Malone asked us to join him for one concert in his UK…

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Welcome, Semester students!

You may have noticed an influx of new students – the Semester students! The Spring Semester Programme is part of Pembroke’s International Programmes. Students from overseas universities come to Pembroke…

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Choir on tour: York Minster

Pembroke's choir visited York Minster this month for a packed residential tour.  Here, Soprano Grace England writes all about it (Original blog posted on our music website)             The songbirds of the Pembroke Choir have already been exercising their vocal chords in the beautiful York Minster where we sang last weekend to mark the start of Epiphany. Friday started early for our choristers, as trains were sleepily boarded to get to the Minster for our afternoon rehearsal. We eventually managed to find our way to the Camera Cantorum where Anna Lapwood (our Director of Music) put us through our paces in preparation for the musical mayhem of…

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Actually, it is easy being green

In a week where the world is anxiously watching America’s environmental strategy develop, you may be wondering, what’s the point of collapsing that cardboard box when the news is telling…

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A Valencian to-do list

Alexa Segal has written a handy to-do list for new grads in Pembroke Take advantage of the amazingness that is the GP: The GP is a magical place: tea, coffee,…

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