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


Sing City

14 November and 23 November 2017

Sing City is an exciting competition for singers aged 11-19 who attend Nottingham City secondary schools, academies & colleges. Deadline for entries is Nov 10! The first round will be on Nov. 14 and the final on Nov. 23.

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Christmas in the City

4 December and 12 December 2017

We host two Christmas concerts in December, featuring performances by Nottingham city pupils, RHYO ensembles, Area Bands, Band Factory and more. Join us this year for a festive start to the month!

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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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Nusic School Tour

We partner with Nusic for an exciting tour led by local artists and musicians in Nottingham city secondary schools. It's a free tour so don't miss your chance to sign up!

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Nottingham 2023

Nottingham Music Service is proud to support Nottingham city's bid for European Capital of Culture 2023. Find out why our city's a great candidate for the bid!

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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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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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Music Camp

An exciting two-day residential for students who have completed the Whole Class Ensemble teaching year. It combines outdoor activities with musical challenges and is a stepping stone for Area Bands.

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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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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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