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Nearby: Bromley

The Category Bromley is a subset of London (South). Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Bromley which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

Sine Nomine Singers

- Velvet Harmony

 

Category Bromley
! Bromley KEY
VISITS (to Website)66
VIEWS (of this Record)69

'Meets monthly throughout the year, with most meetings taking place on Saturdays. These meetings include visits to organs locally and further afield; social events like the Annual Dinner and Christmas Supper Party; and "educational" meetings to assist members in developing their expertise. Additional meetings are sometimes arranged on weekday evenings ... Several successful day-tours have been organised ...'

 

* Bromley & Croydon Organists' Association
VISITS (to Website)219
VIEWS (of this Record)429

Founded 1928: ‘The early records show a strong interest in Piano, Strings and Singing but in recent years there has been a marked increase in the entries for Woodwind Instruments, including Recorders. These changes reflect the greater variety of instrumental teaching in schools today. It is one of the few Festivals in the country to include Harp classes.’ There is also now an Organ Section. Held in March.

 

* Bromley (Kent) Festival of Music and Speech
VISITS (to Website)117
VIEWS (of this Record)177

Occasional concerts and recitals: 'New members are always welcome. Come along to a meeting and see what we're all about!'

 

Category Guitar Societies
* Bromley Guitar Society
VISITS (to Website)211
VIEWS (of this Record)613

‘Hold monthly concerts of live classical music with the aim of giving pleasure to those who enjoy performing or listening to music ... The membership of Bromley Music Makers consists of both listeners and performers. We are a large group with diverse musical interests, naturally all sharing a love of classical music ... Musicians of all standards who are able to offer a well-prepared and enjoyable performance are always appreciated and well received. Why not come along to one of our concerts and find out for yourself what a rich and rewarding experience joining us would be?’

 

* Bromley Music Makers
VISITS (to Website)56
VIEWS (of this Record)272

‘An independent music service nationally renowned for providing a very high quality comprehensive and inclusive instrumental and vocal music education to the young people of Bromley and surrounding areas, as well as providing opportunities for performance in a wide range of settings to enhance the musical understanding and appreciation of pupils and the wider community ... BYMT became the leading partner in Bromley Music Hub in September 2012.'

 

* Bromley Youth Music Trust
VISITS (to Website)372
Also indexedBromley Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)341

Established 1968: ‘9 recitals take place each year with Autumn, Spring and Summer Series in the unique Music Room at Ripley Arts Centre, carrying on the tradition of live music at Ripley ... “Bromley Arts Council” was founded in 1965 to maintain, improve and develop the arts in Bromley. The Bromley Arts Council owns and manages Ripley Arts Centre ... where it is based’.

 

* Ripley Recitals
VISITS (to Website)110
Also indexedBromley Arts Council | Ripley Arts Centre
VIEWS (of this Record)405

Founded 1981: ‘A small chamber choir based in the Bromley area, with all ages of singers, performing an adventurous repertoire to the highest standard ... We would be delighted to receive applications from experienced choral singers with good sight reading ability ... The choir currently promotes four concerts each year. In addition to these, the Allegri Singers are pleased to accept a number of invitations to perform at corporate or private functions and at commemorative services in return for a contribution to choir funds. From time to time, we also sing weekend services at a British cathedral’.

 

Category Chamber Choirs
+ Allegri Singers
VISITS (to Website)201
VIEWS (of this Record)298

‘Concert choir with a well-established reputation for quality performance and musical education ... Our aim is to help boys discover their musical abilities in an environment that encourages them to have fun while avoiding the peer pressure that can sometimes discourage them from singing at school. To achieve that the choir is​ completely independent of any school or church, financed entirely from subscriptions and donations and receives no funding from statutory bodies ... The choir perform an average of 10 concerts per year around Bromley and in central London, take part in local and national competitions, and tour abroad.’

 

+ Bromley Boy Singers
VISITS (to Website)140
VIEWS (of this Record)257

‘Keeping Music Live since 1953!’ Typically half a dozen concerts per annum, often at Bandstands around and about Bromley: ‘We can tailor our programme to suit your venue and audience, and we are well known for entertaining crowds with music that people love. We can perform outdoors as well as indoors and provide all our own equipment‘.

 

+ Bromley Concert Band
VISITS (to Website)161
VIEWS (of this Record)264

Bromley Philharmonic Choir is always eager to welcome new singers. There is no audition, but all new members are on ‘probation’ for the first few weeks whilst we work out which part of the Choir would suit them best. A reasonable ability to sight-read music is an advantage, but not essential: some members have been unable to read music at all.’

 

Category Choral Societies
+ Bromley Philharmonic Choir
VISITS (to Website)204
VIEWS (of this Record)383

‘Founded after the First World War, and has developed into one of the most distinguished non-professional orchestras in the country. It has earned a high reputation for concerts of professional standard. Over the years, the BSO has worked with very many internationally famous musicians, including Sir Adrian Boult, Norman Del Mar, Albert Sammons, Dennis Brain, Kathleen Ferrier, Paul Tortelier, Ralph Holmes, Hugh Bean, Emma Johnson, Leslie Howard, Janice Watson and Sir Donald McIntyre.’

 

+ Bromley Symphony Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)195
VIEWS (of this Record)269

Founded 1988: ‘We are a friendly choir which rehearses on Monday evenings ... Our choir sings in SATB and we have vacancies in all parts (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass). We do not have auditions but we have a probationary period of one month to see how we get on ... We perform three main concerts per year. All monies raised at our concerts go to local or national charities’.

 

Category Community Choirs
+ Bromley Œcumenical Singers
VISITS (to Website)118
VIEWS (of this Record)275

Access to details of over 40 ‘structured bands, choirs, chamber music, keyboard classes, orchestras, & music theatre, for all ages and abilities including adults’ offered by “Bromley Youth Music Trust”.

 

+ BYMT Ensembles
VISITS (to Website)140
Also indexedBromley Youth Music Trust
VIEWS (of this Record)304

‘A friendly amateur orchestra based in South East London. We play full orchestral music, mostly from the classical and romantic periods, as well as some baroque and modern pieces, including film scores. HSO give three concerts a year, each with nine weekly rehearsals ... We are a very warm and inclusive orchestra, made up of players of all ages from students to senior citizens.’

 

+ Hayes Symphony Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)136
VIEWS (of this Record)241

‘A ladies a cappella group of singers based in Bromley ... We rehearse on Monday evening ... For the first few weeks come along to listen. Join in as and when you feel comfortable. You will be given music and a teach track of a song from our current repertoire. Once you have learned it you will be asked to audition alongside other experienced singers, primarily to check that you can "hold your own" against the other singers and that you can adapt your voice to blend with others.’

 

+ Just Voices A Cappella Singers
VISITS (to Website)180
VIEWS (of this Record)295

‘Produces a musical production each Spring and Autumn ... We also have a thriving Variety Music Hall group which perform at venues in Bromley and Croydon and regularly visit theatres across the South East. We stage a mix of traditional and modern shows - and always the WWOS chorus is praised for it's vocal talent and energy on stage - join us or audition for a lead, let us know! We'll invite you to the shows we stage, and you can find details of how to join us and perform on one of the largest and most professional stages in London!’

 

+ West Wickham Operatic Society
VISITS (to Website)174
VIEWS (of this Record)556

‘Music is an integral part of the worship and life of our church. Bromley Parish Church has a strong musical tradition with an excellent choir, magnificent organ and bellringers and hosts a range of recitals during the year ... The pages in the Music section will give you a good appreciation of our activities. The Event pages also give further details.’

 

Category Churches
@ Bromley Parish Church
VISITS (to Website)209
VIEWS (of this Record)291

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