Norfolk County Music Festival supports amateur musicians and singers on their musical journey and showcases their love of music.

If you sing, play strings, brass or keyboards or almost any other instrument whether solo or in a duet, group or orchestra there is a place for you in the festival.

We run an annual series of events, each one giving you the chance to perform, learn and share your love of music.

The 2020 Festival runs from Sunday 1 to Saturday 28 March. We have everything from jazz, funk, guitar and percussion, to string ensembles, woodwind, piano, harp, musical theatre and our spectacular school choirs event at St Andrews Hall in Norwich.  Registration to perform at the festival is open until 16th December 2019.

Join in with our 95th anniversary celebrations!

To mark the occasion we are holding some extra special events taking inspiration from the idea that all singers and players are on their own personal musical journey. Over the years Norfolk County Music Festival has supported thousands of musical journeys. Look out for our new opening concert of rising stars who performed in the festival when they were children. Click here for more details and to book tickets

We will be soon launching an Alumni Scheme, further details to follow.

Our exciting new Recitals Programme, features Sioned Williams, one of the UK’s leading harpists performing music from her childhood to the present day combined with audio-visual illustrations, spoken word, and an exhibition of photos and memorabilia. Join Sioned for a Spiral of Discovery and Adventure.

Classical guitarist Carlos Bonell, who has worked on musical projects with Sir Paul McCartney, will take us on a magical mystery tour from Bach to the Beatles.

London pianist James Kirby takes us on a tour around an art gallery with music by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky and a journey through the seasons with Tchaikovsky. For more details click here

In an event which is sure to be a festival highlight, violinist Hannah Perowne, recently back from Berlin, will play in our special anniversary recital. Hannah played in the festival as a child (and even kept the programmes!) since then her career has taken her far and wide and it is a pleasure to welcome her back to play for us once more. Click here for further details of these events and to book tickets

Download the 2020 Festival Syllabus

Download PDF about the David Capp Bursary

Download your free Music in Norwich magazine

Get your norfolk county music festival entries in now, register to perform at

Harpist Sioned Williams is performing @StPaulsLondon on December 20, 5pm.   You can hear Sioned in Norwich during the county music festival performing 'A Spiral of Discovery & Adventure' tickets on sale now:

REGISTER NOW at to perform in Norfolk County Music Festival 2020. Registration closes on 16th Dec.
Rural or coastal school? Ask about our travel bursaries for help with coach costs.

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