Peak District Music Centres: Upcoming events

Concerts, performances and events from the young musicians at Peak District Music Centres – three events in Derby, Sheffield and Buxton this spring term

Closures and cancellations due to Coronavirus

Following most recent Government advice, Peak District Music Centres has suspended normal operations until further notice. This includes the cancellation of all concerts due to take place up to Easter.

PDMCYoung musicians from Peak District Music Centres will be showcasing their talents at the following upcoming events:

Spring Sounds

Sunday 15 March 2020
The Riverside Centre, Derby

Peak District Youth Choir will form part of a massed youth choir alongside other choirs from all over the county and perform at an event alongside the City & County Youth Wind Band.

This event is in collaboration with Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership.

  • Tickets are only available for families of participants, and by invite from the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership

Music for Youth

Tuesday 17 March 2020 [CANCELLED]
Sheffield University

Peak District Youth Wind Band (directed by Gareth Widdowson) will be performing at the Sheffield regional Music for Youth festival.

  • Tickets to watch are free

Peak District Music Centres Gala Concert

Sunday 29 March 2020, 6.00pm [CANCELLED]
Buxton Opera House

The annual PDMC Gala Concert features all our groups and ensembles performing an exciting programme including collaborations between groups and chamber items – 

Buxton, Hope Valley and Bakewell Beginner Winds (directed by Chris Burge, Jane Taylor and Ben Simnett), Hope Valley and Buxton Beginner Strings (directed by Jason Curteis and Kristina Craven), Training String Orchestra (directed Kristina Craven), Training Wind Band (directed by Kate Rennie), Peak District Youth Choir (directed by Gavin Usher), Intermediate Wind Band (directed by Jane Taylor), Intermediate Strings (directed by Jason Curteis), Peak District Big Band (directed by John Milner), Peak District Wind Band (directed by Gareth Widdowson) and Peak District String Orchestra (directed by Gavin Usher)


Dark Peak Music Foundation Gala Concert

Friday 3 April 2020, 7.00pm [CANCELLED]
The Octagon, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Peak District Wind Band will form a massed band with the Dark Peak Concert Band (directed by Gareth Widdowson and Jeff Snowdon) as part of the Dark Peak Music Foundation Gala Concert

This event is in collaboration with Dark Peak Music Foundation.


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See what there is to do at Peak District Music Centres − groups and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Buxton, Bakewell and surrounding Peak District areas of Derbyshire.
Peak District Music Centres (PDMC) hosts groups and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Buxton, Bakewell and surrounding Peak District areas of Derbyshire.