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

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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. Deadline to enter NNG 2018 is Feb 12, 2018!

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F. A. B. Week

Come support our Area Bands & other ensembles at short but sweet performances around the city! Performances start Feb 12 to Feb 15 & feature all Area Bands, StrOrkestra, Jazz Squad, RHYO Connect & Bloco Notto.

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Project Royal

5 March

500+ Nottingham city pupils will sing songs about the Kings & Queens of England at the beautiful St. Mary's Church. Performances are free so come support our lovely children!

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Great Orchestra Experiment

21 March

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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Summer Sing

12 June

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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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. Our concerts are a fantastic display of Nottingham city's musical talent!

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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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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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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. The tour is free so don't miss your chance to sign up!

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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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