FREE CONCERTS

Please note that this page only lists our free, unreserved concerts – click here to see our other events.

Student Concerts

About our Student Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime concerts take place in Wells Cathedral School’s Quilter Hall (please click here for directions) at 1.05 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on occasional Fridays during term-time unless stated otherwise below. These concerts are an important opportunity for our specialist musicians to perform their solo repertoire. Doors open 15 minutes before the start of the concert, admission is free of charge, and everyone is welcome.

Please note times and location may be subject to change so please check the calendar before attending.

There is a retiring collection in aid of Friends of Music at Wells Cathedral School.

Performance Platforms

Performance Platforms take place in Cedars Hall or Quilter Hall. These events are an opportunity for each department to present a unique showcase of their musicians’ repertoire, resulting in inspiring performances with an individual departmental flavour.

Doors open 15 minutes before the start, admission is free of charge, and everyone is welcome.

Please note times and location may be subject to change so please check the calendar before attending.

Open Platforms

Open Platforms are an informal performance opportunity for all musicians and genres. These vary from open rehearsals to a chance to present repertoire in a relaxed atmosphere.

Doors open 15 minutes before the start, admission is free of charge, and everyone is welcome.

Please note times and location may be subject to change so please check the calendar before attending.

Rising Star Concerts

The rising star concerts (   ) feature many of the younger musicians at Wells Cathedral School. The standard is often breathtaking, and we hope you will support the school’s rising stars at the early stages of their musical careers.

Your Visit

Please click here for useful information about your visit, including how to get here and where to park.

Masterclasses

Public masterclasses are a great opportunity to experience high-profile artists coaching our specialist musicians at an advanced level. Make the most of this unique chance to hear celebrated international, and often award-winning, musicians share their knowledge and skills, free of charge!

Doors open 15 minutes before the start and everyone is welcome.

Please note times and location may be subject to change so we recommend that you check the details in the calendar below before attending.

 

Spring 2018 Calendar

January

13th January, 7.00pm City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Joint Project Concert, Cedars Hall
16th January, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
18th January, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
19th January, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
20th January, 7.00pm Fundraising Concert for Sierra Leone, Cedars Hall
21st January, 8.00pm Composers’ Concert, Cedars Hall
23rd January, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
24th January, 1.05pm Chamber Music Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
25th January, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
26th January, 1.05pm Performance Platform: Vocal Department, Quilter Hall
29th January, 7.00pm Jazz in the Foyer, John Baxter Foyer
30th January, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall

February

1st February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
2nd February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
4th February, 3.00pm Performance Platform: String Department,
6th February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
7th February, 7.00pm Historical Performance Concert, Quilter Hall
8th February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
8th February, 7.00pm Musical Extravaganza, Cedars Hall
9th February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
9th February, 4.00pm Teatime Trumpets, Quilter Hall
20th February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
22nd February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
22nd February, 1.05pm Organ Recital, Wells Cathedral
22nd February, 7.00pm Harp Concert in aid of the Friends of Music, Cedars Hall
23rd February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
25th February, 4.00pm Wells String Orchestra Concert, Cedars Hall
27th February, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
27th February, 7.00pm Rock and Popular Music Dept Showcase, Cedars Hall
28th February, 1.05pm Chamber Music Lunchtime, Quilter Hall

March

1st March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert: Quilter Hall
2nd March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert: Quilter Hall
4th March, 6.00pm Performance Platform: Woodwind Department, Cedars Hall
5th March, 7.00pm Jazz in the Foyer, John Baxter Foyer
6th March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
8th March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
9th March,1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
9th March, 4.00pm Performance Platform: Spotlight on Junior School Brass, Quilter Hall
13th March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
15th March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
16th March, 1.05pm Jazz Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
16th March, 6.00pm Performance Platform: Keyboard Department, Cedars Hall
18th March, 3.00pm Performance Platform: Vocal Department, Cedars Hall
20th March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
21st March, 1.05pm Chamber Music Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
22nd March, 1.05pm Lunchtime Concert, Quilter Hall
23rd March, 4.00pm Performance Platform Spotlight on Brass, Quilter Hall
23rd March, 7.00pm St Andrew’s Orchestra Concert, Cedars Hall
24th March, 11.00am WYMSO Concert, Quilter Hall
27th March, 7.00pm Going Solo Concert, Cedars Hall
27th March, 1.05pm Percussion Lunchtime Concert, Cedars Hall
28th March, 1.00pm String Ensemble Concert, Bishops Palace