“THE highlight this week was undoubtedly the Beethoven-a-thon organised by the Music Department. It was inspiring to witness the drive, determination and innovation behind this event, still taking place despite the current restrictions.
“Although it was a very different day to the one originally planned, there were, incredibly, over 50 performances of Beethoven pieces by pupils from Year 2 to Year 13. Highlights at King’s Ely Senior included Sam Trueman and Eleanor MacGillivray, both performing full piano sonatas and James Schoenberg’s incredible version of the last movement of the “Moonlight Sonata” on his electric guitar; I am not sure Beethoven quite had this in mind when he originally composed this movement but I think he would have smiled.
“We were a little late in setting this up but there is a page to donate to Tearfund, one of the charities that we are supporting as a school this year. They work in over 50 countries across the globe to alleviate poverty. Anything you can do to cheer up Mr Porter-Thaw would be much appreciated! https://bit.ly/2SxSPkx
“All the very best…”