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Posted on: January 24th 2017

Lunchtime Recitals at St Michael's Church

On Thursday 19th January Scott Hextall gave an outstanding recital in the second of this year's Spring Term concerts at St Michael's Church in Bishop's Stortford, playing music by Beethoven, Chopin and Gershwin on the piano.  Here he is playing Gershwin's I Got Rhytm:


Scott Hextall is 16 years old and has been playing the piano since he was 7 and the clarinet from the age of 8.  He has achieved grade 8 with distinction on both instruments and is taking his Diploma on the piano this summer.  He has also obtained grade 7 on the organ and is a regular organist at St Augustine’s Church in Hoddesdon.  Scott has played clarinet in the National Children’s orchestra for two years.  He has also played both piano and clarinet in Senior School musical productions and plays regularly in the Senior School Band and Orchestra as well as various ensembles.  He won the senior category for piano in the Rotary Young Musician’s competition in 2015 and for the clarinet in 2016.

You can catch up on previous concerts via our Events page or visit Bishop's Stortford College Music Department's Youtube page.

The overall programme of recitals at St Michael's Church is as follows:

St Michael's Church lunchtime recitals programme jan 17

Come along and enjoy the music!