Music Department

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The Minster School Music Department consists of twelve practice rooms, a Mac Suite, Recital Hall and classrooms. We have around 400 students a week receiving instrumental tuition and are a centre for ABRSM and LCM examinations. The department hosts a number of events throughout the academic year, both in school and within the wider community. Details regarding these events are listed below.

Minster School Performing Arts
Music and Drama Dates 2016-17

Public Performances, Concerts and Events (last updated: 16th September 2016)

Autumn Term

Thursday 29th September 2016 (7pm) - Recital Evening - Recital Hall
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - No tickets required (this is a donations only concert)

Tuesday 4th October 2016 (12:35pm) - Minster Live! - Heartspace
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - N/A

Tuesday 11th October 2016 (7pm) - Musical Theatre Cabaret Evening - Main Hall
Students Involved - Billy Elliot cast and crew
Concert/Ticket Information - Fundraising for Billy Elliot. Tickets available through Eventbrite

Monday 7th November 2016 (7pm) - Autumn Concert - Main Hall
Students Involved - Jazz Band, Concert Band, Junior School Choir, Junior School Orchestra, Brass Quartet, Ceilidh Band (tbc), Flute Ensemble, Intermediate Strings, Junior Chamber Choir (tbc)
Concert/Ticket Information - Tickets available through Eventbrite

Tuesday 22nd - Saturday 26th November 2016 (7pm evening performances with Saturday matinee) - Billy Elliot - School Theatre
Students Involved - Billy Elliot cast and crew
Concert/Ticket Information - Tickets available through Eventbrite (*please note these performances are likely to sell out)

Wednesday 14th December 2016 (7pm) - Christmas Concert - Southwell Minster
Students Involved - Full Choir, Chamber Choir, Orchestra, Senior Strings, Jazz Band, Brass Ensemble, Double Reed Ensemble (tbc), Junior Chamber Choir, Billy Elliot Cast
Concert/Ticket Information - Tickets available through Eventbrite

Spring Term

Wednesday 18th January 2017 (7pm) - Recital Evening - Recital Hall
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - No tickets required (this is a donations only concert)

Thursday 2nd February 2017 (7pm) - Year 10 Concert
Students Involved - Year 10 GCSE Music students
Concert/Ticket Information - No tickets required (this is a donations only concert)

Monday 6th February 2017 (7pm) - Unplugged: Singer/Songwriter Evening - Recital Hall
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - Eventbrite (*please note this performance is likely to sell out)

Thursday 9th March and Friday 10th March 2017 (7pm) - Musical Theatre Club (MTC) Showcase
Students Involved - MTC Showcase Cast
Concert/Ticket Information - Eventbrite

Tuesday 7th March 2017 (12:35pm) - Minster Live! - Heartspace
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - N/A

Thursday 16th March 2017 (7pm) - Recital Evening - Recital Hall
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - No tickets required (this is a donations only concert)

Thursday 23rd March 2017 (Day and Eve) - School Piano Competition & Winners Recital
Students Involved - Individual pianists (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - Information to follow

Wednesday 29th March 2017 (7pm) - Easter Concert - Southwell Minster
Students Involved - Full Choir, Chamber Choir, Orchestra, Senior Strings, Jazz Band, Brass Ensemble, Double Reed Ensemble (tbc), Junior Chamber Choir
Concert/Ticket Information - Eventbrite

Summer Term

Monday 24th - Tuesday 25th April 2017 (7pm) - Connections - School Theatre
Students Involved - Connections cast and crew
Concert/Ticket Information - 

Thursday 4th May 2017 (Day and Eve) - Strings & Harp Workshop - Recital Hall
Students Involved - All strings and harp players (years 6-10)
Concert/Ticket Information - No tickets required

Wednesday 24th May 2017 (7pm) - Recital Evening - Recital Hall
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - No tickets required (this is a donations only concert)

Tuesday 13th June 2017 (12:35pm) - Minster Live! - Heartspace
Students Involved - Individual students (any students interested in performing should see Miss Wallis)
Concert/Ticket Information - N/A

Monday 19th June 2017 (7pm) - Junior School Concert - School Theatre
Students Involved - All students (Years 3-6) in Junior School
Concert/Ticket Information - Eventbrite reservation only (this is a donations only concert)

Wednesday 28th June 2017 (6:45pm) - Joint Schools Concert - School Theatre
Students Involved - Years 3-6 Junior School students (*please note: choristers are warmly welcome and encouraged to attend, however it is understood that their timetable may not allow attendance)
Concert/Ticket Information - No tickets required (this is a donations only concert)

Wednesday 12th July 2017 (7pm) - Summer Concert - Amphitheatre
Students Involved - Concert Band, Junior Chamber Choir, Brass Quartet, Intermediate Strings, Flute Ensemble, Musical Theatre Club, Junior School Chamber Groups (tbc), Individual Soloists (years 6-10)
Concert/Ticket Information - Eventbrite