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Nearby: Buxton

www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

'A happy marriage of opera, music and books.' Held During July.

Category:Arts Festivals
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buxtonmsdfestival.co.uk/wordpress/

‘We are a Festival celebrating amateur music and drama performing, with opportunities for children, young people and adults to perform in both a competitive and non-competitive supportive environment and benefit from feedback.’ Held Mid May.

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www.dovejazzclub.co.uk

‘Dedicated to maintaining the tradition of Classic New Orleans Music!’ Up to a dozen Saturday evening gigs per annum.

Category:Buxton
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www.burbageband.co.uk

Founded 1861: ‘We were formed as a village band, with the patronage of the Church and Duke of Devonshire, to teach music without charge, provide an educational and constructive pastime, develop community spirit and entertain. The band has earned an enviable repuation and has taught many hundreds to play. Today, Burbage Band continues to promote and represent Burbage and Buxton both locally and abroad at a whole host of differing concerts, functions and celebrations, providing music in a wide variety of styles, and has active members from every generation.’

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buxtonmusicalsociety.org.uk

'Chorus and Orchestra ... Founded in 1944, the Buxton Musical Society draws on the rich cultural life of the Buxton area to form a group of singers and players who regularly perform orchestral and choral works ... The Society performs five or six concerts per year.'

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www.chapel-en-le-frithladieschoir.co.uk

‘The Choir has reached a total of 60 members, so we now have a waiting list ... Everyone is welcome: any age, any voice. Low, high in the middle or not sure. We sing in three parts: alto, second soprano and top soprano. You'll soon find the section where your voice feels most comfortable. You don't need any experience and don't even need to read music. Nobody will ask you to audition or perform solo. You don't need a large powerful voice - the idea is to blend all our voices in harmony. All you need to do is be willing to listen and learn.’

Category:Ladies Choirs
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highpeakorchestra.org.uk

‘Founded in 1975 as The Co-operative Orchestra. We are based in Whaley Bridge, although membership is drawn from a wide area, including Greater Manchester and Cheshire. We perform three or four times per season in venues in the High Peak. Our repertoire ranges from Eric Coates to Sibelius, Borodin to Weber and we like to think we are ambitious in our programmes. We take part in the Buxton Festival every year and we have won acclaim and recognition.’

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www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

'An exquisitely beautiful Edwardian theatre and one of the country’s finest examples of Frank Matcham theatre design ... An extensive programme of external and internal restoration was undertaken between October 1999 and June of 2001. Since the completion of this restoration work Buxton Opera House has been at the centre of a remarkable success story and has developed as a community theatre catering for wide-ranging tastes and ages ...'

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