Music Events

Hardly a week goes by at Shrewsbury without something musical happening.  For a full listing of all events, please see our Calendar.

For further information about any Music Events, please contact Darren Wood on 01743 280810 or

Forthcoming Music events for the current term

Saturday 4 April 2015

  • 19:30
    The National Youth Wind Orchestra at the Alington Hall

    The National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain is coming to Shrewsbury!

    Conducted by Mark Heron, The National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain will be performing on Saturday 4th April 2015 at Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School. The concert is due to start at 7:30pm and includes works from living British composers in addition to Ticheli’s Symphony No.2 and Grainger’s Marching Song of Democracy. Euphonium soloist, David Thornton will also join the orchestra to perform Kit Turnbull’s Blue Rider. The concert showcases some of the UK’s finest young woodwind, brass and  percussion players. A definite must see!

    Tickets (£12, £8 concessions) can be purchased either from NYWO’s website – – or from Windband Ltd (9 Greyfriars Road, Shrewsbury; call (01743) 367482 or email and also at the door. We look forward to seeing you there.


Tuesday 7 April 2015

  • 9:30
    'Come and Sing in Our Choir in a Day': An invitation from the National Children's Choir

    The National Children's Choir of Great Britain invite all young people aged 9 - 14 who love to sing to come and sing in their Choir in a Day!

    Date: Tuesday 7th April 2015
    Time: 9.30am - 3.45pm
    Venue: Quod, Shrewsbury School

    The cost will be £10 for the day. Please bring a packed lunch.

    To register, or for more information, email or phone 07894 021279


Saturday 11 April 2015

    Big Band Final at Royal Northern College of Music

Sunday 12 April 2015

  • 15:00
    Shropshire Music Trust - Carducci String Quartet Series II (Maidment Building)

Sunday 19 April 2015

  • 14:30
    Shropshire Music Trust: Giddy Goat, Ensemble 360 (Maidment Building)
  • 19:30
    Shropshire Music Trust: Ensemble 360 (Maidment Building)

Saturday 25 April 2015

  • 19:30
    The Marriage of Figaro - Saturday 25th & 26th April (Alington Hall)

    In recent years the singing students of Shrewsbury School have presented evenings of opera in the summer term. Past performances have included Dido and Aeneas, The Magic Flute and Carmen.

    Mozart's wonderful setting of Beaumarchais' Marriage of Figaro is this year's offering - performed in English on both Saturday and Sunday, with Shrewsbury students singing all of the major roles.

    These promise to be very special and hugely enjoyable evenings of youthful operatic endeavour and talent.

    Admission is FREE with a retiring collection in aid of Shrewsbury School Musical Activities.

    Reserve your tickets at or from Darren Wood on 01743 280812.