Over the years we have run masterclasses for piano, wind instruments, senior vocal, strings, and guitar. A maximum of six participants each having 20 minutes exclusive time with the adjudicator in front of an audience. They are open to players/singers of any standard or experience. Participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis and applying is no guarantee of taking part. Find more details in the entries system under the relevant section. Those not selected will receive a refund of the fee.

  • Masterclasses running in the 2024 Festival will be notified at a later date.

Key Dates

  • Sunday 1st December 2024
    Opening date for entries for 2025 Festival
  • Sunday 2nd February 2025
    Closing date for entries
  • Friday 7th March 2025
    Festival Opens - Jazz Night at The Theatre
  • Saturday 8th March 2025
    Junior and Senior Choir Classes - Town Hall
  • Friday 14th March 2025
    Piano Classes - Town Hall
  • Saturday 15th March 2025
    Piano Classes - Town Hall
  • Thursday 20th March 2025
    Children's Workshop - Town Hall/CN School
  • Saturday 22nd March 2025
    Festival Concert - Town Hall