Summer Concert Season 2022

Updated: May 10

We're very excited to say that our large concerts will return this summer! We have a range of events planned to celebrate the achievements of all our students, from individuals and small groups up to whole classes and ensembles. See below for the full list and keep an eye on the live calendar for any updates.


Showcase 2022

This competitive, open performance platform has categories for all students. Performers can enter as an individual or a group, and will be judged against the others in their category. Performances take place at The Studio, Oakmeadow School, Bayston Hill.

  • Monday 23rd May - Key Stage 1 & 2 Events - 5:00pm

  • Tuesday 24th May - Key Stage 3 & 4 Events - 5:00pm

More info here: Showcase 2022 (shropshiremusicservice.org.uk)


Shropshire Young Musician of the Year 2022

This prestigious event features the very best in student talent, and performers will be competing to win the competition and title for 2022. Open to students at grade 7+ standard.

  • Friday 27th May - Concord College, Acton Burnell - 6:00pm

More info here: Shropshire Young Musician of the Year 2022 (shropshiremusicservice.org.uk)


Shropshire Sings 2022

A series of mass choir performances, featuring large groups of students from schools across Shropshire, accompanied by a live band. All performances take place at West Mids Showground, Shrewsbury, apart from 21st June which will be at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury.

  • Monday 6th June - Key Stage 1 - 6:00pm

  • Tuesday 7th June - Key Stage 2 - 6:00pm

  • Wednesday 8th June - Key Stage 2 - 6:00pm

  • Tuesday 21st June - Key Stage 3 - 6:00pm (Theatre Severn)


'Riffs' Rock & Pop Band Performance

The culmination of two short series' of workshops, this event features a collection of small rock bands playing rock, pop and soul music from the 1960s to present day.

  • Friday 17th June - Oakmeadow School, Bayston Hill - 6:00pm

More info here: 'Riffs Rock & Pop Band' Workshops 2022 (shropshiremusicservice.org.uk)


Whole Class Celebration Concerts

These large scale events are a celebration of our whole-class instrumental tuition over the past year. Students have been learning either brass or wind instruments as a large group. Performances take place at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury.

  • Tuesday 21st June - Polished Brass - Walker Theatre, 6:00pm

  • Wednesday 22nd June - Windspiration - Walker Theatre, 6:00pm


Fayre In The Square Performances

These open air concerts will feature groups who have participated in our Guitar, Ukulele, and Ceilidh Band workshops over the Spring and Summer.

  • Saturday 25th June - The Square, Shrewsbury - 10am until 2pm

More info here:

'Guitar & Ukulele Beginners' Workshops 2022 (shropshiremusicservice.org.uk)

'Ceilidh Band' Workshops 2022 (shropshiremusicservice.org.uk)


Trinity Church Performances

These concerts feature a mixture of our whole class, beginner ensembles, and string groups. All performances take place at Trinity Church, Meole Brace.

  • Wednesday 22nd June - Ukefest - 5:30pm

  • Tuesday 28th June - Whole Class and Beginner Strings - 6:00pm

  • Wednesday 29th June - Shropshire Youth String Ensemble - 7:00pm

  • Thursday 30th June - Shropshire Stompers - 6:30pm


Ludlow Fringe Festival

This year's festival will feature 'The Big Sing', a choir event bringing together community and student choirs, singing around the town followed by a mass performance in the Market Square, where you can also hear our student Ceilidh band performing.

  • Saturday 2nd July - The Big Sing - various locations from 2:00pm

  • Saturday 2nd July - Ceilidh Band - Market Square, 3:30pm

More info here: Ludlow Fringe Festival (shropshiremusicservice.org.uk)


Up to date information is published on the calendar: Calendar | Shropshire Music Service