"While at school I had so many opportunities to participate in both the Senior Choir and Chamber Choir, and the Music Department regularly held informal concerts which were fantastic opportunities to perform."

Laurie Ashworth - Prize-Winning Opera Singer

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Assembly Favourites CD

A new CD has been launched featuring Michael Pain playing sixteen much-loved Assembly Favourites on the organ in Bolton School Boys' Division's Great Hall.  The CD features many favourites of the boys, both current pupils and Old Boltonians, including Come, Holy Ghost, Bach's God's Time is Best, Handel's Aria, Verdi's Grand March "Aida", Gothic Suite and many more pieces that they have heard regularly in Tuesday and Thursday morning assemblies.

The CD costs £10 and is available from the Boys' Division's Music Department via Mr Stephen Martin, Head of Music.  He can be called at 01204 840201 or reached via email: sjm@boltonschool.org.  All profits made from the sale of the CD will go towards the Organ Refurbishment Fund.

To whet your taste buds, you can listen to track 16, Verdi's Grand March "Aida" below.

Mr Pain at the Organ