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Wigmore Hall presents Schools Concert: Heroes and Villains

Join countertenor,Patrick Terry, presenter,Isabelle Adams,and characters from 18th century opera for a concert of glorious arias and diva behaviour.

Wigmore Hall presents Schools Concert: Glitter Bird

When the Queen hears the most beautiful birdsong in all the world, she knows she must have it for herself. But when Glitter Bird is trapped away from all he loves, he forgets how to sing. Come and help us find his voice on this magical journey of empathy and understanding.

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Wigmore Hall presents CAVATINA Family Concert: Thorne Trio

Join CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust for this fun and interactive introduction to the sounds of the orchestra’s reed instruments.

Wigmore Hall presents Schools Concert: Glitter Bird

When the Queen hears the most beautiful birdsong in all the world, she knows she must have it for herself. But when Glitter Bird is trapped away from all he loves, he forgets how to sing. Come and help us find his voice on this magical journey of empathy and understanding.

Wigmore Hall presents Schools Concert: Heroes and Villains

Join countertenor,Patrick Terry, presenter,Isabelle Adams,and characters from 18th century opera for a concert of glorious arias and diva behaviour.

Women in Music Festival

The inaugural Women in Music Festival is curated by Monica Curro, Assistant Principal Second Violin for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, co-founder of PLEXUS and co-Artistic Director of Port Fairy Spring Music Festival 2019.

Barbican presents Arcadi Volodos in recital

Following an acclaimed Barbican recital in 2015, Russian pianist, Arcadi Volodos, returns to home territory with repertoire including piano works by Scriabin and Rachmaninov.

Barbican presents The Eternal Golden Braid: Gödel Escher Bach

In this performance lecture, the audience decides if an algorithm could ever have the ability to write music to rival Bach.

Connect: Resound presents a free online concert with the National Youth Folk Ensemble and Leveret

Schools across the UK are invited to enjoy this free online concert with the National Youth Folk Ensemble and one of the UK’s finest folk bands, Leveret.

Cleveland Watkiss presents the Great Jamaican Songbook

Cleveland Watkiss presents a historical project that brings to life some of the greatest songs ever written by Jamaican legends like Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Delroy Wilson and more.

Southbank Centre presents Soundpit

Have you ever wondered what sound feels like? Or what music looks like? Run your hands through the sand or even walk across it. Play in giant sandpits illuminated by beautiful graphics, creating music with your own movements.

An Evening for Afghanistan

The women in the Zohra orchestra are literally playing for their lives – and for their freedom. Led by 22-year-old conductor, Negin Khpalwak, the ensemble has become world-renowned since its international debut at the 2016 World Economic Forum conference in Davos.

The Flute Kitchen

The Flute Kitchen is a stimulating flute course for those from around Grade 4 standard up to post-diploma level. As ever, it will be a highly stimulating… Read more

The Harrogate Saxophone Summer School

The Harrogate Saxophone Summer School is a stimulating programme for all levels of saxophone players from grade 4/5 standard through to professional led by course director Rob… Read more

The Harrogate Clarinet Summer School

The Harrogate Clarinet Summer School is a stimulating programme for all levels of clarinet players from grade 4/5 standard through to professional led by John Cushing with… Read more

The Woodwind Cafe

The Woodwind Cafe presents an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a young musician in a friendly and fun environment. The Cafe’s schedule is structured around… Read more

Songlines Encounters Festival 2019

This year’s Songlines Encounters Festival will be the most ambitious yet.

Pro-Am Strings International Summer Music School 2019

About the course The International Summer Music School (for pupils aged 15-18) is a collaboration between Norwich School and Pro-Am Strings, offering talented violinists, viola players, cellists… Read more

Summer’s Cool Holiday Course for Young Musicians

About Summer’s Cool Summer’s Cool is a very friendly course designed to accommodate and support young musicians of all stages and standards. We hope that students will… Read more

The Keyboard in the 21st Century: an international conference for composers

The Department of Music at Hong Kong Baptist University is pleased to announce The Keyboard in the 21st Century, an international conference for composers to be held… Read more

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama’s David Seligman Opera School presents ‘Albert Herring’

It is May Day in Loxford and an unexpected appointment leads to young greengrocer Albert Herring’s disappearance – but how will the villagers react?

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama presents Steinway International Piano Series: Nikolai Demidenko

The great Russian-born pianist Nikolai Demidenko has been called “a force of nature”, but there’s also a poetic side to his artistry, and sonatas by Mozart and Scarlatti – by turns playful and melancholy – will show it to the full.

The Keyboard Trust presents Hao Zi Yoh – Steinway Hall, London

Described as a young artist with great sensitivity to tone colour (PianoNews), Malaysian pianist Hao Zi is top prize winner in many international competitions, which led her to concert opportunities around Europe as well as performances with orchestras.

The Keyboard Trust presents Lucija Majstorović – Steinway Hall, London

Lucija Majstorović, born in Zagreb, is considered to be one of the most promising Croatian female pianists of this generation.

The Keyboard Trust presents Ilya Kondratiev – Parliament Chamber

A critically-acclaimed pianist with a varied repertoire, Ilya Kondratiev is the prize-winner of several renowned international music competitions.

The Keyboard Trust presents Cristian Sandrin – Middlesex

Born to a family of musicians from Bucharest, Cristian Sandrin was initiated in the art of sound by his own father, later continuing his studies with Marina Dragomirescu and Cristian Dumitrescu.

The Keyboard Trust presents Tyler Hay – Oxshott and Cobham

Having started learning the piano at the age of 6, Tyler has become a virtuoso pianist who enjoys tackling some of the most demanding works in the repertoire.

The Keyboard Trust presents Catalina Vicens – Nicosia, Cyprus

By age 20, Catalina Vicens had already played in the main concert-halls of more than ten countries in North and South America and now combines a vibrant international soloist and research career.

Summer School for Pianists 2019

The Summer School for Pianists has established a central and unique position in the field over the last 40 years. The 2019 Summer School for Pianists will… Read more

Veneto Opera Summer School

Veneto Opera Summer School & Arte Lirica Festival 2019 for singers, pianists and instrumentalists An enriching programme of coaching, masterclasses and performances including staged opera scenes from La… Read more

British Isles Music Festival 2019

About the British Isles Music Festival The British Isles Music Festival is a unique, residential chamber music and master class course, which celebrates the emergence of outstanding young… Read more

RSL Teacher Conference 2019

With seminars and presentations throughout the day, join Rockschool at the Twickenham Exchange on 9 February 2019 for the inaugural RSL Teacher Conference.

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World is a competition known throughout the classical music world as the premier showcase for opera and concert singers at the outset of their careers.

MediaSoundHamburg 2019

MediaSoundHamburg is the leading international summer school for film music, game music and sound design. The event has taken place annually since 2011. For ten days, national and… Read more

OrganFest 2019

OrganFest 2019 will take place in Cardiff from 6-8 September 2019. Venues include: Eglwys Dewi Sant (Willis, 1887) St David’s Hall (Peter Collins, 1982) St John the Baptist (Willis, 1894)… Read more

International Women’s Day at the Royal College of Music

We mark International Women’s Day with two captivating contemporary concerts.

Royal College of Music presents Keyboard Festival

Join us for the return of Keyboard Festival in which we celebrate the life and work of Clara Schumann.

Royal College of Organists The Organ Student Experience (TOSE) in a day 2019

About TOSE-in-a-Day Teenage organists who are coming on or considering The Organ Student Experience (TOSE) course in Cambridge in July will find this an excellent preparatory day, whilst those… Read more

Royal College of Organists The Organ Student Experience (TOSE) 2019

About The Organ Student Experience (TOSE) Whether you are applying for or considering a university organ scholarship, entry to a conservatoire, taking up a gap-year organ scholarship,… Read more

Jersey International Masterclasses 2019

About Jersey International Masterclasses Jersey International Masterclasses‘ goal is to provide world class education to students who want to learn from internationally acclaimed musicians and pedagogues. Our… Read more

The Rehearsal Orchestra London One-day Course: Dvořák and Janáček

Christopher Adey makes a welcome return to work with The Rehearsal Orchestra on Dvořák’s Carnival Overture and Janáček’s epic Sinfonietta. Rehearsals take place in the morning and… Read more

The Rehearsal Orchestra London One-day Course: Mahler

David Syrus worked with The Rehearsal Orchestra on our annual Wagner weekend for several years and we’re delighted to welcome him back, this time for Mahler, with… Read more

The Rehearsal Orchestra London One-day Course: Richard Strauss

Levon Parikian completes The Rehearsal Orchestra’s current series with a day on Strauss’s modestly titled autobiographical tone poem, Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life). Rehearsals take place in… Read more

The Rehearsal Orchestra Edinburgh Week

The Rehearsal Orchestra’s annual August visit to Edinburgh coincides with the first week of the International Festival and Fringe. Running from Saturday to Friday, this is a stimulating… Read more

Sing Up Day 2019

Get ready for Sing Up Day on Wednesday 13 March 2018! The UK national singing organisation, Sing Up, is inviting everyone around the world to help us spread… Read more

Celebrating Diversity in Popular Music Education

The 2019 Association for Popular Music Education (APME) conference, Celebrating Diversity in Popular Music Education, will be held at New York University from 12-15 June 2019.

X International Summer Piano Academy Disentis, Switzerland

The International Summer Piano Academy Disentis is a unique, intensive two-week educational program for young pianists. The course aims to discover, to support and to promote young… Read more

The Guitar Show 2019

The UK’s leading trade event for the guitar community, The Guitar Show 2019, takes place at Birmingham’s New Bingley Hall from 23-24 February 2019.

Sherborne Choral Course 2019

Join promising young singers and musicians from across the country on the inaugural Sherborne Choral Course for a week in the beautiful Dorset town of Sherborne. Sing… Read more

Oxford Cello School 2019

The Oxford Cello School (OCS) is an international cello and double bass summer school founded in 1980 by Marianne Gottfeldt to provide a unique opportunity for cellists and bassists to focus… Read more

Issigeac International Music Academy 2019

Make a date with the Tippett Quartet at Issigeac International Music Academy (IIMA) 2019! We are delighted to announce that for our 2019 season we will be… Read more

‘Unsung Heroes’ Easter Cello Ensemble Course 2019 – Cambridge

Join us to play and study some of the most sublime & emotionally powerful Passiontide choral music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Our repertoire is ten specially… Read more

‘Unsung Heroes’ Summer Cello Ensemble Course 2019

Join us to play and study some of the most evocative choral music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Whatever age you are, find yourself challenged and… Read more

International Sitar Festival 2019 / Serenaded by Sitar

South Asian Arts and Sitar Music Society present a month-long celebration and exploration of the artistry of sitar through workshops, performances and talks across the UK in commemoration of legendary maestro, Ustad Vilayat Khan Sahib.

Ingenium Academy Summer School 2019

The Ingenium Academy offers students between the ages of 14 and 18 a unique musical and cultural experience. This includes tuition from world-renowned musicians, performances in top British venues and the opportunity to meet like-minded friends from all over the world within our environment of creative excellence.

2019 World Choral Conducting Competition, Hong Kong

The World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association is proud to present the inaugural 2019 World Choral Conducting Competition, which will take place in Hong Kong from… Read more

Certificate for Music Educators: Morley College, Sound Connections & Musicians’ Union

What you will learn The Certificate for Music Educators (CME) is designed to ‘encourage music educators to develop new skills, consolidate their understanding of the purposes of… Read more

Oxford Flute Summer School

Oxford Flute Summer School welcomes players – enthusiastic amateurs, emerging young artists, late-starters, professional players and teachers–to come together to be inspired by music and the flute.

Encore Music Projects 6th International Summer School

Welcome to Encore Music Projects 6th International Summer School Following on from the hugely successful courses in previous years, we are delighted that our summer school will… Read more

British Kodály Academy 37th International Kodály Summer School

The BKA’s Summer School returns for 2019, featuring a week of intense fun and learning with teaching from some of the finest minds in music education. At… Read more

Flute Ensembles Across Europe 2019 – The European Flute Ensemble Event

Flautists, teachers and college professors Ewa Murawska and Ewelina Zawislak are very experienced in producing and leading flute events, seminars and festivals in Poland.

BFS Competitions 2019

Three competitions are held in one iconic event each year by the British Flute Society to bring out the best in young flute players of varying age groups.

Leeds College of Music Summer Music Academy

Build your confidence and skills and enjoy a taste of conservatoire education at the Leeds College of Music Summer Music Academy.

Visions of Research in Music Education: The Conference

Since 2001, Visions of Music Education has published articles by international authors on all aspects of music education that contribute to a visionary view of the profession.

2019 ATMI/CMS National Convention

ATMI is holding its National Conference in conjunction with the College Music Society’s Sixty-Second National Conference in Louisville, KY.

The Piano Teachers’ Course UK – Open Day

Enrolling on The Piano Teachers’ Course can be quite a commitment.

Oundle for Organists Summer School

Oundle for Organists’ Summer School is an inspirational course for young organists during the Oundle International Festival.

Music & Drama Education Expo 2019 – London

Music & Drama Education Expo is Europe’s largest conference and exhibition for anyone involved in music and drama education.

Grand Union Youth Orchestra Summer School 2019

Grand Union Orchestra’s Summer School is aimed at young instrumentalists, aged 12-21, who want to experience how music is played and learned in different parts of the world and who seek to develop their own musicality and creativity.

LMFL (Language and Music for Life) XXII International Summer Music Course

A specialised, intensive music course for musicians preparing for exams, auditions, and competitions with some of the world’s best teachers

Chetham’s International Summer School and Festival for Pianists

The Chetham’s International Summer School and Festival for Pianists is a source of inspiration, fun, insight and focus for everyone who enjoys the piano and piano-playing.

Tring Park Musical Theatre Summer Course 2019

The Summer Musical Theatre Course is an intensive week of singing, dancing and acting with industry professionals whilst making new friends who share a keen interest in musical theatre.

Limousin Strings Course 2019

Intensive music courses are the perfect settings for young people to make effective progress in playing their instrument.

LMFL (Language and Music for Life) Valbonne Summer Music Course 2019

A specialised, intensive music course for musicians preparing for exams, auditions, and competitions with some of the world’s best teachers

47th Hong Kong Arts Festival

The Hong Kong Arts Festival is a major international arts festival in, of and for Hong Kong.

London Handel Festival

Founded by Denys Darlow in 1978, the London Handel Festival has contributed to a Handel revival in the UK, specialising in the performance of lesser-known works of the period.

Southbank Centre presents Chineke! Orchestra

Chineke! bring their spirited and stylish approach to performing the great classics to this concert.

Southbank Centre presents The Music of Eric Whitacre

Compelling composer and conductor Eric Whitacre performs an all-American programme, including pieces by Bernstein, John Adams and Copland.

Southbank Centre presents The Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta

The Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta is one of the most positive things to emerge from the devastation of the 11 March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in north-eastern Japan.

Southbank Centre presents The Great British Gharana: SAMYO

This concert showcases the National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music’s latest theme of combinations, and Samyo combines inspirations from around the Indian subcontinent with new ideas inspired from around the world.

Southbank Centre presents Kaushiki Chakraborty: Music of India

Celebrated singer of Indian classical music, Kaushiki Chakraborty, showcases her mastery of khayal and thumri styles of Hindustani vocal lyricism in a special performance.

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain: Totally Teenage

Extending the hand of friendship across the Mexico-US border, this concert celebrates the power of music to build bridges.

Southbank Centre presents International Piano Series

The International Piano Series spotlights the most prestigious pianists on the concert platform, combining the talents of the grand masters alongside the best of a current generation of rising stars.

2019 National Society of Recorder Players Festival

The 2019 SRP National Festival will be held just outside Durham City, in the stunning setting of Ushaw College.

Society of Recorder Players Composer’s Competition 2019

The Society of Recorder Players announces its first Composer’s Competition, an international competition adjudicated by Jonathan Dove.

Shake It Up

Shake It Up is an annual competition run by the Schools Printed Music Licence (SPML), which enables schools to make copies of sheet music, or any rearrangements they like!

2020 ISME World Conference

Present in over eighty countries, ISME is affiliated to the International Music Council and UNESCO, and is the premiere international organisation for music education.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra presents Quotation of Dream

Japanese composer Takemitsu’s double piano concerto Quotation of Dream brings together Jun Markl, one of the finest French music interpreters, and duo Ping and Ting, the laureate of the prestigious ARD International Music Competition.

Jazz with Michel Camilo

Having performed worldwide with jazz legends and prestigious symphony orchestras, Michel Camilo is teaming up with his Grammy-award winning partner, conductor Ernest Martinez Izquierdo, in this Latin jazz concert.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra presents Rachel Cheung

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra presents the world premiere of their commissioned work by local composer Wong Chun-wai.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra presents Khatia Buniatishvili

Praised by the BBC Magazine as the ‘leading interpreter of Bruckner’s symphonies’, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Jaap van Zweden will present Bruckner’s glorious Symphony no. 7 following on from his very successful performance with the HK Phil of Bruckner’s Eighth last season.

Superstar of Song: Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano & Brooklyn Rider, string quartet

Take ten of the most prolific composers of our time, including two Pulitzer Prize winners, combine them with a mezzo-soprano superstar and a cutting-edge string quartet, and you have a recipe for a spectacular evening of music.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta presents The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is brought to life anew by renowned French conductor Antoine Glatard, with Lynn Yau as narrator.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta presents Great Piano Concertos: Martin Helmchen Plays Beethoven No 4

Martin Helmchen’s career developed gradually but steadily, for which he is extremely grateful, having had ‘enough time and freedom to develop as an artist.’

Concours Musical International de Montréal (CMIM) 2019

The CMIM has allowed the world’s finest young singers, violinists and pianists to be heard and to take off as high-level professional musicians.

The Kathleen Ferrier Competition 2019

The Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship Fund was founded in 1953 in memory of the contralto from Lancashire who died at the tragically young age of 41 and… Read more

Sherborne Abbey Festival

Sherborne Abbey Festival takes place each year over the first Bank holiday in May. We look forward to welcoming you and hope you enjoy the programme.

World Symposium on Choral Music 2020

Once every three years, the world’s premier festival of choirs is held in a major city around the world. The World Symposium on Choral Music is the… Read more

International ‘Music and Sciences’ Symposium

The symposium is open to oral and poster presentations (in Turkish or English) and will also include a panel discussion, concert and various workshops.

27th European Association for Music in Schools Conference, Malmö

27th European Association for Music in Schools Conference/7th European ISME Regional Conference in Malmö, Sweden. ‘The School I’d Like’ – Music Education meeting the needs of the children and young people… Read more

6th World Forum on Music – International Music Council 70th Anniversary

A special celebration for the 70th anniversary of the International Music Council will be held in the framework of the 6th World Forum on Music in Paris… Read more

Sound Connections presents Beyond Diversity

This exciting session will take a multidisciplinary approach using music, interactive activities and frameworks to provide an open environment where we can collectively move towards a proactive, critically engaged sector.

Community Music Music Space

Music Space is a unique project, which offers one to one support, rehearsal space, recording time, and gigging opportunities to the young music makers of London.

Creative Music Production and Business Foundation Degree

Creative Music (CM) is offering a Production and Business Foundation Degree. This two-year foundation degree provides industry-standard production skills and specialist support to create your own music business.

CM Music Leader Training Course

The Music Leader Training Course is a unique opportunity for those with a background in Music to gain in depth knowledge, practical experience and a qualification in teaching for the life long learning sector.

Community Music Music Space Academy

Music Space Academy gives you the chance to learn an instrument, play in a band and perform live with other like minded young people all for free.

Community Music Introduction to Music Technology & Production

Community Music Introduction to Music Technology & Production is a 10 week course is open to anyone who wants to learn new skills and get a taste for Music Technology and Production.

Music China 2019

With China becoming the second-largest consumer market in the world, its business opportunities are multifold. Over 90,000 visitors from more than 86 countries and regions crowded into Music China 2016 to source the latest market favourites.

ESTA Post Graduate Certificate for String Teachers

Welcome to the ESTA Post Graduate Certificate for String Teachers This course: is designed to fit alongside your other teaching commitments and enable you to take a… Read more

LCCM Open Day

If you’re thinking about studying music, writing or digital technology at degree level, sign up for the LCCM college open day to discover what makes LCCM so popular… Read more

jazzahead!

jazzahead! enriches the international cultural scene with its high-quality and diverse music and is the must-go networking event for the global jazz scene.

Musikmesse 2019

Musikmesse in Frankfurt is the international trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production, and marketing.

Mediasound Hamburg 2019