The Blue Coat School’s success with organ scholarships for teenagers

Alexandra Somova, 13, one of the second generation of young organ scholars at the Blue Coat School Back in 2018 we reported on a Liverpool school with ambitions for its historic, but neglected school organ, in A Liverpool Father Willis - an instrument for all.  Almost three years on, we can now report on the success of their project not only to completely restore their Father Willis instrument, but to create a system of organ scholarships for teenage organists from the school. The challenge First, Liverpool’s Blue Coat School, a co-educational state grammar school, applied for…

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