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Nearby: Woking

Soirées at Breinton 'Since the formation of Breinton Recital Society in the spring of 2009, we have provided top quality concerts by world-class classical music performers. What started out as casual, small musical gatherings, with an audience made up of family, friends and neighbours, soon turned into a significant concert venue for many music enthusiasts, not only from Woking and neighbouring areas, but also more recently from all over UK!'

* Breinton Recital Society
VISITS (to the Website)147
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)329

‘Brings diverse music, art, theatre and cultural events and glorious flower festivals to delight, entertain and enrich the community life of our Surrey village ... The Event is organised for the community by a team of volunteers. It is a not-for-profit group with a mission to bring superb music and great entertainment to the village at affordable prices so events are accessible to as many people as possible ... Chobham Festival offers a musical mix with a centrepiece of two classical concerts in the lovely setting of St Lawrence Church.‘ Held Late September - Early October.

 

Category Woking
* Chobham Festival
VISITS (to the Website)19
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)44
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘The annual competitive Woking Music Festival, held in November, is a celebration of the musical and literary vitality of Woking and the surrounding area. The Festival welcomes people of all ages and abilities, who can derive and give pleasure in participating, whatever their tastes or performing standard ... Founded by Nancy Leigh in 1926, the Festival is now one of the largest of its kind in Surrey with about 1,000 people taking part each year. Respected teachers and performers act as adjudicators, giving valuable advice and guidance to all participants.’ The Festival is usually followed by a concert the following February by ‘promising’ competitors, including the award of Woking Young Musician of the Year.

* Woking Music Festival
VISITS (to the Website)42
Also indexedWoking Young Musician of the Year
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)62

'We are a Concert band, and do not participate in contests. Our energies are centred on giving concerts at our "home" venue ... We give a number of concerts around the local area on behalf of various charities ... New players of any ability are welcome. Please come and visit us, you will be sure of a warm welcome!'

+ Almac Bisley Brass Band
VISITS (to the Website)145
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)411
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘There is no audition to join, just turn up ... The Band's membership comprises people of all ages and from all walks of life. Some members have been with the band since its formation in 1984 but new players are joining all the time. Some have come along to the band having taken up their instrument again after a break of several years, and although arrive feeling rather "rusty" they soon get back into the swing of things! ... The Bourne Concert Band is available for hire at weekends throughout the year. The band is suitable for a variety of events from Weddings to Fêtes, Prom Concerts to Celebrations.‘

+ Bourne Concert Band of Woking
VISITS (to the Website)93
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)134
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘We are a friendly amateur mixed choir of about 80 singers from Woking and the surrounding areas. The choir regularly performs in Woking and Guildford, engaging professional orchestras and soloists ... Epworth has developed the assured reputation as one of Surrey’s leading choirs. The aim of the Epworth Choir is to raise money for local charities, whilst promoting the enjoyment of choral singing as a pleasurable activity, easily accessible to all.’

Category Choral Societies
+ Epworth Choir
VISITS (to the Website)53
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)168

‘We enjoy contesting and performing concerts on a regular basis and rehearse twice a week. New players are always welcome. The Band and a 10-piece ensemble are both available for hire throughout the year and have a varied repertoire, ranging from brass band classics and marches to classical, jazz, and popular music.’

Category Woking
+ Friary Guildford Brass Band
VISITS (to the Website)141
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)151
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘A lively group of singers based in Woking, although we travel from all over Surrey, Hampshire and London for rehearsals. Our blend of musical expertise, ranging from music graduates, ex-Cathedral choristers, operatic soloists, to members of dance bands and highly experienced choral singers, enables us to perform music from a wide range of genres. Mosaic aims not only to perform to a high standard but also to entertain our audiences. We sing music from Renaissance to the present day, both secular and sacred. Composers range from Tallis to Tavener, Bizet to The Beatles and beyond. In addition our concerts are often interspersed with vocal and instrumental solos performed by some of the talented musicians in the choir.’

Category Chamber Choirs
+ Mosaic Chamber Choir
VISITS (to the Website)92
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)192

'Established in 1987, the Octavian Singers have gained a justifiable reputation for achieving high musical standards and producing ambitious and popular musical events in Woking, Surrey and the surrounding areas. Our repertoire includes a wide variety of music from baroque to 21st Century, madrigals to major choral works.'

Category Chamber Choirs
+ Octavian Singers
VISITS (to the Website)7
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)26
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'One of the UK’s foremost amateur choirs, comprising some 90 auditioned members ... The choir gives three concerts each season, always with professional orchestra and soloists.'

Category Choral Societies
+ Woking Choral Society
VISITS (to the Website)99
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)346
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘One of Surrey’s leading orchestras. For over a century the WSO has offered music lovers in Woking and beyond the opportunity to enjoy live performances of great orchestral music right on the doorstep ... The WSO has long supported the musical development of young people. We perform three evening concerts a year and often feature promising young instrumentalists as concerto soloists ... We also stage an afternoon family concert each January. These are enthusiastically received, especially as the children stay afterwards to have a go on the various instruments – percussion being particularly popular.’

+ Woking Symphony Orchestra
VISITS (to the Website)80
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)127

‘Talented musicians and organists from Surrey, London and further afield give lunchtime recitals in the Nave every Monday from 12:40 – 1:20pm. Organ recitals and music recitals (ranging from piano to trumpet, violin to voice) are on alternate weeks. Do join us on your lunch break!’

Category Churches
@ Christ Church Woking
VISITS (to the Website)238
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)1077

'This summer, why not head down to the bandstand in Woking Park to watch a series of concerts by local Surrey based bands including jazz, steel and brass bands, choral groups and orchestras. Relax with a picnic, take a seat on one of our brightly coloured deckchairs and soak up the sounds of the music.'

Category Woking
@ Woking Park
VISITS (to the Website)139
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)297
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

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