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Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum

Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum is the choir of choristers and lay clerks who, under the direction of Mr Simon Bell, lead the singing of Choral Evensong on weekdays at Tewkesbury Abbey. The Choristers are all educated at Dean Close Preparatory School, Cheltenham. Since September 2023, chorister places have been in the choir have been open to both boys and girls.

The choristers rehearse each morning before school, and sing up to four times a week in school time. Our choristers have a busy and fulfilling way of life. Whilst singing the weekday services of Choral Evensong is their primary focus, the choir also undertake a full programme of tours, broadcasts and recordings.