A CATHEDRAL audience has been treated to a special piece of music involving members of a Chester school.

The King’s School Commemoration Service was held at Chester Cathedral to honour the fiftieth anniversary of the school’s move to its current Wrexham Road site.

The piece, Jubilate Deo, was performed for the first time and involved two ex- King’s directors of music. It was written by Barry Ball, who headed the music department at King’s until his retirement in 2004, and was performed by the Schola Cantorum.

It was directed by current director of music Philip Robinson and accompanied on the organ by the previous director of music James Millard.

School spokesman Daniel Bourhill said: “This is the first time all three King’s directors of music have collaborated in what was a unique occasion.”