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Professional Classical Music

Steinway piano - as used for concerts

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Professional classical music concerts every month in the 12th century St Oswald's Parish Church in the picturesque village of Sowerby, North Yorkshire, UK.

Music for Life Music for Life is the biggest and most diverse programme for young people organised and funded by any music society in the country.
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Patrons Most of the funding for Music for Life comes from Sowerby Music’s generous members through the Patron Scheme.

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Diary dates


Saturday 17th September, 7.30pm

Screen & Sax, Hannah Marcinowicz, saxophone with Philip Mountford, piano – more details


Saturday 15th October, 7.30pm

Sacconi String Quartet with Robert Plane, Ben Hancox & Hannah Dawson violins Robin Ashwell viola Cara Berridge cello – more details


Wednesday 2nd November, 6.30pm

Musical Bran Tub 4, presented by Graham Merriam – more details


Saturday 12th November, 7.30pm

Gleaming Brass, Bella Tromba - Emma Bassett, Victoria Curran, Jo Harris & Becca Toft, trumpets – more details


Saturday 10th December, 3.00pm

Kosmos Ensemble, Harriet Mackenzie, violin Meg Hamilton, viola Milos Milivojevic, accordion – more details

Annual General Meeting

Sunday 15th January, 2.15pm

Annual General Meeting – more details


Sunday 15th January, 3.00pm

Jonathan Parkin - guitar – more details


Tuesday 31st January, 6.30pm

Musical Bran Tub 5 – more details


Sunday 12th February, 3.00pm

The Artistry of Fugue, presented by Peter Noke – more details


Saturday 4th March, 3.00pm

The Joy of Song, RNCM Songsters introduced by Professor Lynne Dawson – more details

Other forthcoming and past concerts

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