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Hepworth Band Secures Grant Awards

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Hepworth Band Secures Grant Awards

The Hepworth band is delighted to have secured grant funding from the Garfield Weston Foundation and the National Lottery through Arts Council England to deliver an ambitious programme that aims to develop new performan.....Read more

Fall into Autumn Festival coming up this weekend

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Fall into Autumn Festival coming up this weekend

Huddersfield-based music promoter True North Music hosts their live streamed Fall into Autumn Virtual Festival this weekend, with an entertaining line-up of talented Americana, bluegrass and folk/roots musicians from the.....Read more

hcmf// receives grant fom government's Culture Recovery Fund

Mon 19 Oct 2020

hcmf// receives grant fom government's Culture Recovery Fund

As announced by the Culture Secretary on Saturday, hcmf// has been awarded £50,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF). The award will help the festival to navigate the challenges of the.....Read more

hcmf// shortlisted for prestigious RPS award

Mon 19 Oct 2020

hcmf// shortlisted for prestigious RPS award

The prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Awards have been given annually since 1989 for live classical music-making in the UK. hcmf// is delighted that the 2019 edition of the festival has been shortlisted for the R.....Read more

Arts Council grassroots live music funding for True North Music

Tue 13 Oct 2020

Arts Council grassroots live music funding for True North Music

After another successful year in 2019 for Huddersfield-based music promoter and booking agent Maria Wallace, 2020 plans came to a screeching halt with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, with venues closed and internatio.....Read more

Yorkshire Live article. Pat Fulgoni / Music Venue Trust

Mon 12 Oct 2020

Yorkshire Live article. Pat Fulgoni / Music Venue Trust

Tony Earnshaw's local news article on campaigning to save local music venues and the music business from destruction. 7 October 2020. The charity Music Venue Trust (MVT) is urging the government to do more to support .....Read more

University Student composers snapped up for TV music

Sun 11 Oct 2020

University Student composers snapped up for TV music

Music plays a major role in even the smallest television programme – now the University has linked with major music library The Nerve to offer Huddersfield’s young student composers a chance to hit the big time. FROM .....Read more

Streamed concert - Sunday 25 October 4pm

Thu 08 Oct 2020

Streamed concert - Sunday 25 October 4pm

We are delighted to announce that Octagon Music Society will be exclusively streaming a concert given by Emma Halnan (flute) and Heather Wrighton (harp). The concert will be FREE to watch on our YouTube channel. Emma is .....Read more

hcmf// 2020: live broadcasts, streams and installations

Wed 07 Oct 2020

hcmf// 2020: live broadcasts, streams and installations

hcmf// 2020: Alternative Programme Announced for Friday 20 - Sunday 22 November In August this year we were forced by Covid-imposed circumstances to say a sad goodbye to hcmf// 2020 in its original form, as we priorit.....Read more

Huddersfield online organ concert: Francis Jackson celebration

Thu 01 Oct 2020

Huddersfield online organ concert: Francis Jackson celebration

BONUS ORGAN CONCERT! As part of the online organ concerts taking place every fortnight, we've added in an additional bonus concert to celebrate the 103rd birthday of the great British organist and composer Francis Jacks.....Read more

Music and moorland combined in groundbreaking digital project

Tue 29 Sep 2020

Music and moorland combined in groundbreaking digital project

Marsden Jazz Festival is taking world-renowned musicians out onto the wild moorland above Marsden and recording them playing live for online audiences to enjoy! Marsden Jazz Festival, one of the UK’s longest running .....Read more

Online Lunchtime Organ Concerts commence 28 September

Wed 23 Sep 2020

Online Lunchtime Organ Concerts commence 28 September

Gordon Stewart, Kirklees Borough Organist begins the online organ concert series on Monday 28 September at 1 pm with a typical Town Hall programme opening with an overture, including some Bach and ending with a virtuoso .....Read more

BBC’s music and dementia initiative.

Tue 22 Sep 2020

BBC’s music and dementia initiative.

BBC Music Memories and BBC World Service are launching an international journey through music as part of the BBC’s music and dementia initiative. For World Alzheimer’s Day, BBC World Service is helping to expand the i.....Read more

Watford philharmonic society rehearsals

Fri 04 Sep 2020

Watford philharmonic society rehearsals

Watford philharmonic starts a new term of rehearsals via Zoom on Monday 7th at 7.30 pm. Full details on our website: www.watfordphilharmonic.co. uk We look forward to welcoming old and new faces to work on Mozart’s won.....Read more

Lunchtime organ concerts go online

Thu 03 Sep 2020

Lunchtime organ concerts go online

Music lovers are being given the chance to enjoy classical music concerts at Huddersfield Town Hall from the comfort of their own home thanks to digital innovations. The project, funded by Kirklees Council’s Concert S.....Read more

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