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Kirklees Concert Season 2021-22 Tickets Now on Sale

Thu 22 Jul 2021

Kirklees Concert Season 2021-22 Tickets Now on Sale

The Kirklees Concert Season is heading back to Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls in September with a spectacular new programme of orchestral, chamber and organ music. The sound of the Orchestra of Opera North wil.....Read more

Workshops to help you with grant funding for Year of Music

Sat 17 Jul 2021

Workshops to help you with grant funding for Year of Music

The Year of Music 2023 is a year-long festival of music led by Kirklees Council, in partnership with music organisations from across the district. We know that it will need participation from all the people and groups.....Read more

International Bluegrass Award nomination for True North Music

Thu 08 Jul 2021

International Bluegrass Award nomination for True North Music

Huddersfield-based music promoter and booking agent Maria Wallace (True North Music) has been nominated for a Momentum Award by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) based in Nashville, Tennessee. The nomi.....Read more

Eileen Alanna from Fishing4Compliments EP 'Colour In My View'

Tue 06 Jul 2021

Eileen Alanna from Fishing4Compliments EP 'Colour In My View'

Eileen Alanna from Fishing4Compliments has released a solo EP 'Colour In My View' comprised of five songs written and recorded during lockdown. The EP is produced, arranged, mixed and mastered by Jason Hanson of McKinnon.....Read more

University of Huddersfield Brass Band Broadcast - Pilot Project

Tue 06 Jul 2021

University of Huddersfield Brass Band Broadcast - Pilot Project

As part of a pilot project between a number of departments at the University of Huddersfield, a live broadcast was recently streamed from Huddersfield Town Hall by the University of Huddersfield Brass Band. Schools from.....Read more

Take part in music education survey

Tue 29 Jun 2021

Take part in music education survey

The Department for Education (DfE) has commissioned Arts Council England to undertake a short piece of market research to understand how the landscape of music education has changed over the last decade. To gauge this, a.....Read more

Streaming Across The Sea online festival coming up in July

Mon 21 Jun 2021

Streaming Across The Sea online festival coming up in July

There'll be banjos, fiddles and mandolins galore, lively tunes and songs of heartbreak at the Streaming Across The Sea online festival, which fittingly kicks off on the Fourth of July. Huddersfield-based music promoter T.....Read more

Watch

Mon 14 Jun 2021

Watch "Carry On Touring" online summit with NME, MPs, Creatives

I recently contributed to Carry On Touring's online summit with cross party MPs, NME, Lords and music / creative biz tackling the government’s inadequate response to the nightmare of touring the EU post Brexit. Promi.....Read more

William Galinsky to lead the Kirklees Year of Music 2023

Mon 07 Jun 2021

William Galinsky to lead the Kirklees Year of Music 2023

it has been announced that International arts festival artistic director William Galinsky has been appointed as artistic programmer for the Kirklees Year of Music 2023. William specialises in creating arts festivals a.....Read more

Kirklees Council Partners with I'll Fly Away Foundation

Wed 19 May 2021

Kirklees Council Partners with I'll Fly Away Foundation

Kirklees Council has formed a partnership with The I’ll Fly Away Foundation in the USA, which uses the power of music to engage children and improve their lives through songwriting. Through this partnership, the I’ll Fl.....Read more

Kirklees Council announce board for Year of Music 2023

Tue 18 May 2021

Kirklees Council announce board for Year of Music 2023

Kirklees Council is pleased to announce the board for the Year of Music 2023. Linking into Yorkshire’s plans for a Year of Culture in 2023, the aim is for Kirklees to shine a spotlight on the richness and diversity o.....Read more

Return of the Kirklees Concert Season 2021-22

Mon 17 May 2021

Return of the Kirklees Concert Season 2021-22

Kirklees Council and Opera North have announced the return of live music to Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls in September after a year of silence, with a full programme of orchestral, chamber and organ concerts for t.....Read more

Return of the Kirklees Concert Season Celebratory Online Concert

Mon 17 May 2021

Return of the Kirklees Concert Season Celebratory Online Concert

For almost two decades, the Kirklees Concert season has brought world-class classical music to the Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Halls, through a ground-breaking partnership between Kirklees Council and Opera North. .....Read more

Honley Male Voice Choir

Fri 14 May 2021

Honley Male Voice Choir

As we move toward restrictions being relaxed further we are now planning to return to live rehearsals....and hopefully soon. If, after all this time at home you want to swap singing on your own to singing in a choir,.....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

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