Every child at Twyford is given the opportunity to experience, understand, create and enjoy music. The Music Department is extremely well resourced with numerous teaching rooms and a large rehearsal studio. With a wide range of orchestras, bands, choirs and instrumental ensembles at the school pupils of all ages and abilities can be involved. Every pupil from Nursery to Year 8 has a weekly class music lesson and a weekly singing practice; 80% of pupils also choose to have individual lessons on instruments and/or singing approximately 300 individual music lessons are timetabled each week! There are usually one or two children each year that achieve 7 or grade 8 on their instruments and Music Scholarships and Exhibitions are achieved each year to chosen Senior Schools.
Opportunities extend beyond the music school, where the children are regularly involved in professional productions such as Tosca, La Boheme and Queen of Spades with Grange Park Opera.
The Music Department at Twyford was nominated for ‘Best Music Department’ at the Music Education Expo 2015.