Music and Arts Events

Listed below is a selection of Music, Drama and Arts events taking place at Shrewsbury School.  For a full listing of all events here, please see our Calendar.

For further information, and tickets to free concerts, please contact our Music Department on 01743 280810 or 280581 or dkwood@shrewsbury.org.uk.

Forthcoming Music and Arts events for the current term

Sunday 27 July 2014

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    Summer Course: National Children’s Choir of Great Britain - 27th July to 2nd August 2014

    NCCGB courses are held twice each year, during the Easter and summer holidays.  All courses are residential. The children in the choir are able to join from ages 9 – 14, and an appropriate level of family care is offered for these young people. 

    Each child is encouraged to develop their ability within a caring environment, with plenty of opportunites for practice and performance. Talented young singers from throughout the United Kingdom have the opportunity to work together and enjoy making music under the guidance of inspired teachers.  Please see www.nccgb.com for more information.

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Monday 11 August 2014

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    English Brass Academy at Shrewsbury: 11th to 15th August 2014

    English Brass Academy offers learning and performance opportunities for brass and percussion players of all ages and abilities. Paul Archibald, a trumpeter with an international reputation for his work as a performer and educator, is supported by a team of tutors renowned for their performing skills and for their holistic approach to education.

    English Brass is one of the most innovative brass groups in the world and the Academy is a natural extension of its educational philosophy. The Brass Academy summer course will offer the opportunity to children of all abilities up to Grade 8 to work with highly experienced performers and teachers. Every player will:

    - work in small ensembles

    - work in large ensembles

    - create a collaborative work for all ability levels with the Brass Studio 

    - receive individual feedback in a performance workshop

    - take part in performance preparation workshops 

    - enjoy an sports and activities programme devised by a sports coach 

    - work towards a Final Performance.

    All parents will receive written feedback from the course tutor

    The aim of the course is to develop the musical, technical and mental approach to performing and to develop a real sense of community and teamwork through sports and activities. All the sessions will be personal, inclusive and part of a process to raise self-awareness, self-esteem and confidence.

    Please see www.englishbrassacademy.co.uk for more information

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Thursday 14 August 2014

  • 19:30
    The Lost Domain - Salopian Production on at the Edinburgh Fringe from 18 - 23 August - Preview Performance in Shrewsbury on 14 August

    'The Lost Domain' - an iconic tale of youth, adventure, young love lost and won, set in pre-war France and inspired by Alain Fournier’s Le Grand Meaulnes is being revived for this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

    With lyrics by Alex Went and Peter Fanning and music by John Moore, the show can be seen at Venue 34 ('C venues') in Chambers Street, EH1 1HR at 12.45 from 18 - 23 August.

    Pre-fringe performance at Shrewsbury in the Ashton Theatre on Thursday 14th August at 7.30 p.m.  Tickets are £9/£6 from Theatre Severn - phone 01743 281 281 (not available online).

    Salopian Reception at the venue at 2.30 pm on Thursday 21st August.

    https://www.edfringe.com/whats-on/musicals-and-opera/lost-domain

     

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Saturday 13 September 2014

  • 18:30
    New Entrants' Concert (Alington Hall)
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Thursday 18 September 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: Juice Vocal Trio in Concert (Maidment Building)
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Sunday 21 September 2014

  • 11:30
    Concert for Sixth Form New Entrants (Maidment Building)
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Wednesday 1 October 2014

  • 17:45
    Chapel Choir sing Evensong at Southwell Minster (depart AH 11.30am, return 9.00pm)
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Friday 3 October 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: Concert given by Pupils of Shrewsbury School at Myddle Parish Church (depart 5.30pm)
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Wednesday 8 October 2014

  • 13:00
    Music: Senior Saxophone Quartet at Leeds College of Music (dep 8.00am, return 5.00pm)
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Friday 10 October 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: Piano Trio Recital by Francois Ragot, John Moore and David Joyce (Maidment Building)
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Sunday 12 October 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: A Concert for the Shrewsbury Company of Drapers (St Alkmund's Church)
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Friday 17 October 2014

  • 18:30
    House Singing Competition (Alington Hall)
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Tuesday 4 November 2014

  • 19:15
    Music: The Burney Prize Public Speaking Competition (Maidment Building)
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Wednesday 5 November 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: The Salomon Quartet Burney Recital (Maidment Building)
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Friday 7 November 2014

  • 19:15
    da Vinci Society Lecture (Art School)
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  • 19:30
    Music: Concert at The Tabernacle, Machynlleth (depart 4.30 pm)
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Saturday 15 November 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: St Cecilia Burney Weekend - A Choral and Orchestral Concert (Alington Hall)
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Sunday 16 November 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: St Cecilia Burney Weekend - A Choral and Orchestral Concert (Alington Hall)
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Thursday 20 November 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: Scholars' Recital (Maidment Building)
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Wednesday 26 November 2014

  • 20:00
    Senior School Play: 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (Ashton Theatre)
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Thursday 27 November 2014

  • 20:00
    Senior School Play: 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (Ashton Theatre)
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Friday 28 November 2014

  • 20:00
    Senior School Play: 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (Ashton Theatre)
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Saturday 29 November 2014

  • 20:00
    Senior School Play: 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (Ashton Theatre)
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Friday 5 December 2014

  • 19:30
    Carol Service
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Saturday 6 December 2014

  • 19:30
    Music: A Christmas Concert for Hope and Homes (Maidment Building)
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Sunday 7 December 2014

  • 17:30
    Carol Service
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Monday 8 December 2014

  • 19:30
    Staff Musical Review (Ashton Theatre)
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Tuesday 9 December 2014

  • 17:30
    Carol Service
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