In September 1969, a small musical revolution took place in Manchester. A new intake of students was admitted to Chetham’s by musical audition, laying the foundations of the country’s first specialist music school.
50 years later, former Chetham’s students fill concert halls across the world. That small revolution has rippled across the musical landscape, creating a step change in music education, accessibility and ideals.
From January to December 2019, we celebrate the next fifty years