Help tell Chetham's story for our 50th anniversary

In 2019, Chetham's celebrates its 50th year as a specialist music school. We need your help to tell its stories - what did Chetham's mean to you? What stands out in your memories? What part did you play in its first fifty years?

Your input helps us to keep our communications relevant, and ensure the history of Chetham's is remembered among current and future students.

If you have a biography published online, you're welcome to add the URL in the response boxes.

If you'd like to tell us something different, or prefer to submit your responses by email, please contact Kayleigh Strickland at

* 1. Name

* 2. Email

* 3. Postal address

* 4. Are you happy for us to stay in touch?

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* 5. Name at School, if different

* 6. Years you attended Chetham's

* 7. If you didn't finish school at Chetham's, in what year did you finish upper Sixth/Year 13?
This will help us place you in the correct year group if you left us early.

* 8. Instrument/s you played

* 9. Ensembles or key performances you played in

* 10. What are you doing and where are you now?

* 11. Your life in brief since you left school...

* 12. What was the best thing about your time at Chetham's?

* 13. What's your favourite memory of Chetham's? We'd love to hear your anecdotes, fond or funny stories, mentions of inspirational teachers, unforgettable performances or great friendships

* 14. Are you happy for us to share your answers? This might be in our 50th anniversary publications, as a profile on our website, on social media, or in our alumni newsletter

* 15. What impact did Chetham's have on your life?

* 16. If we share your answers publicly, would you like us to include any website or social media links?

Thank you very much for letting us know where you are now. We very much hope to see you back at Chetham's in the near future!

If you'd like to tell us anything else, please contact us on

* 17. Would you like us to add a picture to your profile? If so, please email it to, or add a URL here linking to an online gallery, or  a file sharing service such as Dropbox.