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Yehudi Menuhin School

Yehudi Menuhin School
Established 1963
Type Independent day and boarding school
Music school
President Daniel Barenboim
Headteacher Richard Hillier
Founder Yehudi Menuhin
Location Stoke d'Abernon
Cobham
Surrey
KT11 3QQ
England
DfE URN 125428 Tables
Students 73
Gender Coeducational
Ages 8–19
Houses Harris House, Music House, White House and Middle Block
Website .uk.co.yehudimenuhinschoolwww

The Yehudi Menuhin School is a specialist music school in Surrey, England, founded in 1963 by violinist Yehudi Menuhin.[1] The school is one of the five established musical schools for school-age children in the United Kingdom, along with Chetham's School of Music, Wells Cathedral School, the Purcell School and St. Mary's Music School, Edinburgh.

The school aims to give pupils the best musical education possible, with internationally renowned teachers including Simon Fischer, Natalya Boyarskaya and Ruth Nye. The current Director of Music is Malcolm Singer.

Notable former pupils

References

  1. ^ http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/sep/28/childprotection.schools
  2. ^ http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/whats-on/find-things-to-do/new-headmaster-yehudi-menuhin-school-4818556
  3. ^ http://www.bridportnews.co.uk/leisure/stage/11863599.Pupils_of_The_Yehudi_Menuhin_School_set_to_wow_audience_in_Bridport/
  4. ^ http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/sep/28/childprotection.schools
  5. ^ http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/whats-on/find-things-to-do/new-headmaster-yehudi-menuhin-school-4818556
  6. ^ http://www.bridportnews.co.uk/leisure/stage/11863599.Pupils_of_The_Yehudi_Menuhin_School_set_to_wow_audience_in_Bridport/

External links

  • Official website
  • Profile on the ISC website
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