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Armistice Day

700 Carthusians died in World War I, and Armistice Day is a major event in the School calendar. Each year, a number of Charterhouse trumpet pupils visit local churches to play the Last Post and Reveille as part of community Remembrance services.

Aims

To contribute to local worship and Armistice Day services

 

Background

Head of Brass at Charterhouse, David Wright, is a key figure in local musical circles and leads this annual project as a way of ensuring that local services, particularly in smaller villages, are able to include Last Post and Reveille.

Resources

Two brass teachers

c. 6 trumpet pupils

Transport

Pupil Involvement

Half a dozen pupils annually

Frequency

One day per year