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The Category Wells is a subset of Somerset. 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 Wells (City) 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):

- Wells Cathedral Choir

 

! Wells KEY
VISITS (to Website)36
VIEWS (of this Record)36

The course is for piano,strings,guitar,composition chamber ensembles and voice, and is especially designed for intermediate and advanced students. Expert tuition and guidance will focus on the development of technique, musical styles and interpretation, stage performance and presentation, competition and audition preparation. There will be opportunities to explore new as well as current repertoire.' Held Late July.

 

* Encore Music Projects International Summer School
VISITS (to Website)347
VIEWS (of this Record)327

'Founded in 2008 ... this innovative festival is a retrospective of sacred choral and organ music of the previous forty years during all services, together with world premiere performances by Wells Cathedral Choir and organists of music by internationally renowned composers, local composers, and composition students from Wells Cathedral School. There are also concerts and a public masterclass with the featured composer of the year.' Held Mid October.

 

* New Music Wells
VISITS (to Website)169
VIEWS (of this Record)447

Wells Cathedral School is, as far as we know, unique in the world: co-educational, day and boarding, 3-18 junior and senior school, academically forward looking and successful, creative, innovative, competitive, seeking change, historic, a cathedral’s choir school, – and a specialist music school inside a proper school ... We are the only school in the UK that offers specialist music pre-professional training within a dynamic school where specialists can learn alongside non-specialists studying the national curriculum.’

 

* Wells Cathedral School
VISITS (to Website)90
VIEWS (of this Record)197

‘Formed in January 2007 ... Based in the village of Baltonsborough near Glastonbury ... Our aims: * First and foremost .... to make music; * Secondly .... to benefit our community by providing entertainment and by raising money to support good causes; * And finally .... to benefit the members through companionship and the sense of well being that comes from singing and helping others ... Why the Brue Boys? Because the River Brue winds its way through the villages and towns where the Brue Boys live.’

 

+ Brue Boys Choir for Men
VISITS (to Website)118
VIEWS (of this Record)575

Founded 1965: ‘We are a mixed voice ensemble of about 60 voices, and our repertoire encompasses a variety of musical styles including sacred and secular, folk, spiritual and modern ... Concerts are given to support any body or organisation wishing to benefit from the raising of funds ... The choir has sung at hundreds of concerts and raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity ... We are non auditioned and members pay a modest annual subscription A friendly welcome and an atmosphere of enjoyment in singing is guaranteed’.

+ Castle Cary Choir
VISITS (to Website)94
VIEWS (of this Record)249

‘The Choir now has approaching 50 members from all walks of life. Amongst our ranks we have teachers, bankers, paramedics, solicitors and farmers ... We are united in the common interest of the learning and enjoyment of music, which is then performed for the pleasure of others at the same time raising funds for charitable causes. We are always wanting new members to join the choir for what can only be described as a most enjoyable hobby, lots of fun, challenging music items to sing and immense satisfaction when singing in concerts ... In a typical year the choir gives a dozen or so concerts, which along with weddings and Christmas performances fill the choir year.‘

 

+ Cheddar Male Choir
VISITS (to Website)89
VIEWS (of this Record)351

'Founded in 1973 and performs regularly in Street and Wells. From the player’s point of view, the aim is to give local amateur orchestral musicians of a high standard the opportunity to rehearse together, and to take part in four concerts during the year. From the music-lover’s point of view, we aim to give good performances of the classics for the enjoyment of the residents of this part of the country. For many years now, the orchestra has actively encouraged the support of young people by specially low-priced tickets.'

+ Mid-Somerset Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)313
VIEWS (of this Record)463

‘Founded in 1896, performs major works from the choral repertory with some of the country’s leading soloists and orchestral ensembles. With around 160 voices the society gives three concerts a year ... normally in early November, December (an annual performance of Handel’s MESSIAH) and late March.’

 

+ Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society
VISITS (to Website)154
VIEWS (of this Record)242

'A friendly and warm group of amateur brass musicians, serving the Central Somerset area by providing concerts, marches and live brass band music for indoor and outdoor events ... The Band also has a thriving Training Band for aspiring brass musicians of all ages and abilities.'

 

+ Wells City Band
VISITS (to Website)191
VIEWS (of this Record)593

‘Wells Cathedral, Somerset, is a vibrant, busy place. In addition to attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, we are host to a wide variety of events, concerts and services and are experts in combining a unique location in Somerset with expert, high quality catering and event management.’ An annual Music in Wells Leaflet has ‘details of all of the concerts and recitals taking place in Wells Cathedral’.

 

@ Wells Cathedral
VISITS (to Website)93
VIEWS (of this Record)144

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