The Cherubim Music Trust is delighted to have acquired a quality viola to supplement our growing number of stringed instruments. This page will eventually provide details our own Viola, but here’s some general information about the instrument with links to whet your appetite: ‘The viola is a string instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques. It is slightly larger Read more about Viola[…]

YouTube – we need your help!

All of the videos and recordings that the Cherubim Music Trust have of their awardees and instruments are now available to view and listen to on YouTube, but we need your help. In order for us to have our own dedicated channel on YouTube, we need a minimum number of subscribers, and to reach that Read more about YouTube – we need your help![…]

Flute – Altus

The latest addition to the Cherubim Music Trust’s woodwind section is the superb Altus flute. Through the careful selection of materials and the Altus dedication to handmade craftsmanship, the Artist Series achieves an unparalleled balance between performance quality and affordability. Artist Series flutes feature handmade silver-plated mechanisms well-known for their hardness, strength and durability without Read more about Flute – Altus[…]

Toril Azzalini-Machecler

News of a change in the percussion department: Sam Wilson has handed over the Cherubim marimba to new Cherubim awardee Toril Azzalini-Machecler. Toril, a 2018 BBC Young Musician finalist, has appeared with the instrument at a first night of the proms concert, and you can watch the video of that here: YouTube – Toril Azzalini-Machecler.  Toril Read more about Toril Azzalini-Machecler[…]

Kanneh-Mason calls for EBacc to be reformed PLUS Bacc for the Future gets heard in Parliament

From MIA (Music Industries Association) Here are two important updates from the campaign fighting the English Baccalaureate that the MIA continues to support… The esteemed young cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has called for the EBacc to be urgently reversed or reformed to save creative education in schools. Sheku, the former BBC Young Musician of the Year Read more about Kanneh-Mason calls for EBacc to be reformed PLUS Bacc for the Future gets heard in Parliament[…]

Cherubim Chamber soloists: Façade

Here’s an exciting development for you:   Our Cherubim Chamber Soloists in preparing to perform William Walton’s Façade in September, have recorded the backing track of Walton’s Façade for the actors to rehearse with, under the baton of Cherubim Musician Harry Bradford.   You can watch and listen to the track here: Walton’s Façade video   Read more about Cherubim Chamber soloists: Façade[…]