Recently one of our Trustees observed a Music for autism workshop day in Oxford.  This is from his report: I went to the Iffley Academy last Thursday for my first first-hand experience of MfA. It was wonderful; and I thought...
  • February 11, 2020
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“Right from day one we were very keen to find out what an orchestra can do apart from given concerts to rows of middle class people in silence” Conductor John Lubbock is founder of the Orchestra of St John’s, a...
  • July 27, 2019
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Fostering Cultural Leadership Through Music OSJ’s Community Engagement Initiatives 2019 thus far… Displaced Voices (January) – connected the voices of young migrants at the Oxford Spires Academy to their communities through poetry and music Afghan Women’s Orchestra Oxford Residency (March)...
  • June 10, 2019
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We are thrilled that brilliant Bubble Productions have cut together this video for us, looking at our work last week with Ensemble Zohra.  If you haven’t realised yet what remarkable things these young women are achieving, find out here. Please...
  • March 28, 2019
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This is an interview with Toby Young, Cayenna Ponchione and the Displaced Voices students put together by the SOAS students in London. From The Curativity Team website at https://curativitylndn.wixsite.com/curativitylndn Link is here
  • March 27, 2019
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Dear supporters and readers, As many of you will have already heard, there is an all-girls youth orchestra coming from Kabul, Afghanistan for a week’s residency in Oxford (12-19 March) with the Orchestra of St John’s. The orchestra, Ensemble Zohra,...
  • March 8, 2019
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Forthcoming Concerts
  1. OSJ Ashmolean Prom – Jan Schmolck violin Frances Angell piano

    October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Revd Jonathan Aitken – My Music at Wigmore Hall

    October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Music in the Abbey – October 2020

    October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. OSJ Ashmolean Prom – Music for strings

    November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  5. John Simpson – My Music at Wigmore Hall

    November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm