We have exciting events and performances throughout the year. Browse our listing or check out this year's calendar for more information.


Music Camp Funding Drive

Join our fundraising campaign to send 33 children to Music Camp. Our goal is to raise £3,000 in 30 days! Help us make music make a difference & donate now.

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Music Camp

A 2-day residential for pupils who have completed the Whole Class Ensemble teaching year. Join us in Peak District for some music and lots of fun!

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Creative Music Challenge

Schools are invited to submit creative musical responses to any of the pieces featured in the Great Orchestra Experiment 2018!

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RHYO Intermediate Tour

Every year, the Intermediate Orchestra tours primary schools around Nottingham city and performs for city pupils. This tour aims to inspire young people to join RHYO Intermediate and continue making music.

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Summer Celebration Concert

Annual concert held to mark the end of a school year and share young people's musical achievements with their family & friends

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Summer Sing

We hold singing concerts every year, providing school choirs an opportunity to come together to work and perform with professional singing groups.

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Sing City

Sing City is an exciting competition for singers aged 11-19 who attend Nottingham City secondary schools, academies & colleges. Watch this space for details on Sing City 2018.

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Noise from the Next Generation

Noise from the Next Generation is our annual live music competition, celebrating young bands and artists in the region in partnership with the Young Creative Awards.

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Spring Concert

Come celebrate the arrival of (a very late) spring with us at St. Peter's Church. Performances include RHYO Connect, RHYO Intermediate & StrOrkestra!

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Nusic School Tour

We partner with Nusic for an exciting tour led by local artists and musicians in Nottingham city secondary schools to talk about the local music scene and how to participate in it. Sign up for the free tour now!

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Great Orchestra Experiment

GOE is an annual concert, featuring our Robin Hood Youth Orchestra, that aims to cultivate a lifelong love for music in children and inspire them to continue with their music making.

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Christmas in the City

We host two Christmas concerts in December, featuring performances by Nottingham city pupils, RHYO ensembles, Area Bands, Band Factory and more.

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Karlsruhe friends in Nottingham

NMS hosted Jugendorchester Stadt Karlsruhe, the youth orchestra from Nottingham's twin city Karlsruhe, Germany. It was a busy and exciting 5 days full of performances around the area and we loved every minute of it!

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Supporting BBC CIN Appeal

We had a fantastic time supporting the BBC Children in Need Appeal this year. Nottingham city was one of the locations for the Children’s Choir for 2017 and we were thrilled to be a part of it!

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Out of this World

A big thank you to RHYO, RHYO Intermediate & our fantastic guests Jugendorchester Stadt Karlsruhe from Karlsruhe, Germany - and everyone who attended - for making the event such a success!

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If Every Child Could

Over 800 young people collaborated with us to create Nottingham Music Service's first ever charity single. Listen to the beautiful song and find out more about the work that went into its production.

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