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Trinity College Choir

The Trinity College Choir records its beginning from 1872 when Rev. Richard Collins restarted the school, with one of the first four teachers being the Choir Master. This perhaps is significant of the fact that Trinity being a Christian school, worship held a central role. The Trinity College Choir was modelled to the standards of traditional English Public School Choirs and has carried on its rich choral tradition.

The Choir consists of boy students, aged 9-19 years, and performs at both religious and secular events.

The Choir, which is acclaimed for maintaining high standards, has a wide repertoire of music ranging from Classical, Gospel, Jazz, to Pop, has also had joint performances with other reputed choirs and musicians, both national and international.

The Choir is active throughout the year and holds a major event every term in addition to its regular function at worship services and school events. Having a historical record of musical concerts, operettas, broadcasts, and published recordings, it is widely regarded as one of the best choirs of its kind in Sri Lanka.

Choir News

Read more +12 December 2023 By Website Editor in Chapel, Choir, College, College News

The serenity & beauty of A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols 2023 

Reviewed by Chaniru Senhas (Web Content Team) Annually, Trinity College, Kandy, celebrates the beginning of the Church year with tremendous fervour; unfolding the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, a spiritual pilgrimage to welcome Christmas.  Integrated with music, insightful biblical lessons demonstrate gratitude to God.  Blessed with months of preparations and meticulous planning, the Trinity College
Read more +17 June 2023 By Website Admin in Chapel, Choir, College, College News

Annual Bishop’s Visit and Service of Confirmation

For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. Romans 12:4-5 The annual Bishop’s visit and feast of the Holy Trinity Chapel was observed on
Read more +07 April 2023 By Website Admin in Choir, College, College News

The Cross and Triumph of Christ – reviewed

Hark! how the heavenly anthem drownsAll music but it’s own:Awake, my soul, and singOf him who died for thee,And hail him as thy matchless KingThrough all eternity. “The Cross and Triumph of Christ”, a Lenten meditation and Easter reflection in music, lessons and prayer, was held on Palm Sunday, the 2nd of April 2023. As
Read more +13 March 2023 By Website Admin in Choir, College, College News

Trinity-Thomian Weekend 2023

After a lapse of 4 years, it came time for the School on the Hill to meet their brethren at the School by the sea. The traditional Trinity-Thomian weekend took place this year on the 25th and 26th of February at S. Thomas’ College, Mt Lavinia. The tradition dates back to the 1950s when Gordon
Read more +01 February 2023 By Website Admin in Chapel, Choir, College, College News

Founders’ Day Thanksgiving Service – commemorating 151 Years

As the Trinity College Chapel gilded with the morning skies on the 17th of January 2023, the Trinity family gathered at the heart of the College to give praise and Thanksgiving on the 151st founders day marking the conclusion of the Sesquicentennial anniversary year of the College. With the pealing of the Chapel bell from
Read more +23 August 2022 By Website Admin in Choir, College, News

Mind Your Music – Jingles to Jazz – a Concert by the Trinity College Choir

On Saturday the 13th of August, the Trinity College Choir once again took a lucky audience of musicophiles on a musical journey of reminding and minding their music, through time and places. The Choir of Trinity College, Kandy, staged yet another exclusive and spectacular rendition of its hallmark show, “Mind Your Music” this time under
Read more +23 August 2022 By Website Admin in Chapel, Choir, College, College News

Commemoration Service – 100 years in Laying of the Foundation Stone of the Trinity College Chapel

On 19th August 2022, we commemorated 100 Years in Laying of the Foundation Stone of our College Chapel with a special Communion Service held in the Chapel at 08.00am. The Service was graced by Rt. Revd. Keerthisiri Fernando (Bishop of Kurunagala and the Presiding Bishop of the Church of Ceylon), Rt. Revd. Dushantha Rodrigo (Bishop
Read more +30 September 2021 By Website Admin in Chapel, Choir, College, General Articles, History

Master, Mentor, and Friend – Ronald Thangiah

The year was 1966, and a day scholar who sang treble in the Choir and had arrived early for the 6.30 pm practice was standing by the main entrance to the Trinity College Chapel when a man who could not have been more than 15 years his senior, climbed up the steps to the Chapel,
Read more +23 April 2021 By Website Admin in Choir, College, General Articles, History

The story of Major Gordon Burrows

“Many believe he was an officer who stumbled upon the halls of this school. On the contrary, he knew where he was going; he was on his way to a fresh adventure, to his first job, as an Assistant Master at Trinity”.  When Major Gordon Burrows and Trinity crossed paths in 1946, Trinity was undergoing many major reformations and changes, such as the Church Missionary

Choir Events

December 2024

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 202401dec6:30 pm8:00 pm6:30 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+05:30) Trinity College Chapel, Trinity College, Kandy, 262, D S Senanayake Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri lanka

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