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This is the third year of the renamed ‘Blacklock Music Competition’ which is in honour of Dr Celia Blacklock a former HMSG Music Scholar who tragically died from cancer in August 2014.  We were delighted that her parents Lyn and… Read more

Beautiful music filled St David’s Hall in Cardiff yesterday as over 400 children performed in a momentous concert to mark Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls’ 125th anniversary. Pupils were joined on stage by Old Girls, current staff and professional musicians… Read more

As you are hopefully aware, 2017 marks HMSG’s 125th anniversary and we shall be honouring this milestone in the history of the Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools through a number of events throughout the year. To showcase the cultural life of the… Read more

Pupils and staff at a girls’ school did Pudsey proud when they put on a musical extravaganza to raise almost £4,000 for Children in Need. Children between Year 7 and Sixth Form took to the stage at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School… Read more

Music for Youth Festival

July 8th, 2016

Talented harpists Diana and Lisa recently performed at the Music for Youth Festival with the Isca Linea Senior Strings.  The orchestra performed Chamber Symphony 110a Movements I, II and V by Shostakovich at the Birmingham Town Hall on Thursday 7th July. They… Read more

FLAMINGOS 16 Dancers from Years 7 to 13 participated in this very special, unique and exciting project which brought together dance and poetry.  The stimulus for the twelve-minute piece was ‘Flamingos’ from Jonathan Edwards’ Costa-Prize winning collection.  The ‘Fabulous Flamboyance’… Read more

A drama student who prefers to shine from behind the scenes has taken up an invitation to join the UK National Youth Theatre. Natalya, a pupil at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls, will now be responsible for lighting shows put… Read more

Members of top street dance troupe, Diversity, led schoolgirls from Monmouth in a “dream come true” workshop at their headquarters. Thirteen pupils from Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls threw themselves into learning all the moves Diversity could teach them during… Read more

Catherine Handley will play the flute during the performance Generous music teachers at HMSG are staging a free concert of solo and ensemble pieces to raise money for a children’s charity. The School’s visiting instrumental and singing teachers, otherwise known… Read more

Innovative young performers took to the stage dressed as fabulous flamingos to interpret their English teacher’s powerful Costa award-winning poetry through the medium of dance. Sixteen girls between Year 7 and Year 13 at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls took… Read more

Talented teens brought Disney magic to life with performances worthy of the West End last week. Pupils from Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School put their all into the incredibly ambitious Beauty and the Beast musical during the… Read more

Two beautiful ballerinas have been picked to join the cast of a fairy-tale production by the English Youth Ballet. Izzy, a pupil at Inglefield House and Erin, a boarder at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls, will be performing in Sleeping… Read more

A girls’ school choir is hoping to top the classical music charts after recording a beautiful track on a fundraising album for this year’s National Eisteddfod. Pupils from Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls were thrilled to be invited by David… Read more

An annual school concert has helped to raise £1,500 towards the cost of staging Wales’ National Eisteddfod, which comes to Monmouthshire in July. Spellbinding performances by 250 musicians from Monmouth School and Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls captivated a packed… Read more

Choral and Orchestral Concert for the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2016 – Wyastone Concert Hall, Thursday 11th February 2016, 7.30pm As in previous years, this year the choirs of HMSG and Monmouth School will join forces with HMSG Year 7… Read more

Joint Schools’ Art Exhibition

November 25th, 2015

HMSG, Monmouth School and Monmouth Comprehensive School joined forces to mount a joint exhibition of the work of senior Art students from 24th-26th November 2015.  The exhibition took place at the Shire Hall Monmouth and was opened by renowned studio… Read more

    This was another in this series of concerts, which was full of musical variety, and which the audience enjoyed immensely and applauded loudly.  It was also the first appearance of the Serotonin Drum Club. Their enthusiasm and drumming… Read more

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST WORKSHOP

November 24th, 2015

Sunday 22nd November 2015 Preparations for the production of Beauty and the Beast are well on the way.  So many elements are beginning to come together including, Music, Dance, Acting, Costumes, Set design, Props etc.  This is going to be… Read more

HMSSO Workshop 1 – 2015/16

November 17th, 2015

The first of three workshops which this year has been organised by HMSG, took place in Hamersley Hall and St Catherine’s, and is being directed by Amy Clouter. The repertoire as always is challenging, and will demand lots of individual… Read more

Creative teenagers from three senior schools are joining forces to put on a diverse and exciting art exhibition for their community. Around 60 pupils from Years 11 to 13 at Monmouth School, Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth Comprehensive… Read more