Come and Listen

Come and Listen

Of course, the festival would not be the same without an audience. If you would like to hear live music played by a huge variety of ages, abilities, instruments, and styles – or if you just want to drop in for a while, we would love to see you. We aim to keep admission prices low – you can see everything except the final concert for a one-off fee of just £3.00 which covers both weekends. It is FREE for helpers, children and those in full time education. Please note that this fee is payable by adults who wish to watch their own pupils, children, or friends, unless they are playing an accompaniment.

The outline programme is shown below. To get details of every class, you will need a full programme which is available from the Vale and Downland Museum in Wantage, or on the door. (£3.00).

Programme at Challow Park Hall:

(One £3 ticket allows entry to all sessions from 16th to 24th June)
Saturday 16th June

Piano Classes adjudicated by Michael Young

10:00 am – 12:15 pm, junior piano classes

2:00 pm – 4:20 pm, piano classes

6:00 pm – 7:50 pm, adult organ and piano classes

Sunday 17th June

10:00 am – 12:30 pm, Bowed String and Guitar Classes adjudicated by Oliver Gledhill

Friday 22nd June

Vocal Classes adjudicated by Maria Jagusz

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm, Vocal Recital Classes (John Miller Prize)

Saturday 23rd June

Vocal Classes adjudicated by Julia Dewhurst

10:30 am – 12:30, junior vocal classes

2:00 pm – 4:55 pm, vocal and choral classes

6:00 pm – 8:40 pm, opera classes (Opera Unmasked Prize)

Sunday 24th June

Brass and Woodwind Classes adjudicated by Liz Childs

10:00 am – 12:40 pm, Brass Classes

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Woodwind Classes

Vocal Classes adjudicated by Julia Dewhurst

6:00 pm – 8:45 pm, adult vocal classes

Saturday 30th June

Festival Finale

Featuring the Prize Finals (John Durrant Prize and Cooper Cup), Awards and Festival Highlights Concert.

For more information click here

Entry to the Finals and Concert on 30th June is £7 (£4.50 concessions)