Chester Music Society

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Chester Music Society is based in the City of Chester in the North West of England and has been engaged in the promotion and performance of live classical music in Chester since 1946.

The Society comprises three sections: Celebrity Concerts; Showcase Concerts and Choir. We present more than 20 concerts and musical events in Chester each year. Our concert season begins in October and continues through May.

Check out the Concert Calendar for details of this season's concert programme. We are sure you will find many events here to suit all tastes for classical music and you'll be warmly welcomed at any of our concerts.

Full information on all the society’s events will be found throughout this website, together with ticket prices, contact details and an application form for season tickets. For more information on any of our activities download this season's Brochure or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Choir Membership Vacancies

Have you ever considered joining a Choir?

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Celebrity Concerts

Stringed Instruments

The Celebrity Concerts section promotes six concerts each year of high quality performances, mainly of chamber music, by both established and rising professional musicians. An opportunity to hear current and future stars.

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Showcase Concerts

Piano and Score

Showcase is the new name for the performances formerly known as the Club. We promote a wide variety of music covering a broad range of music styles and ensembles in a relaxed and informal setting. The concerts feature outstanding young musicians from the Chester area as well as more established local artists.

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Choir on Tour

The Chester Music Society Choir is a community choir of 170 members giving performances of major choral classics in Chester Cathedral. New members in all voice parts are always welcome to attend rehearsals prior to audition.

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Other Events

Chamber Music Workshop

Each season the Chester Music Society organises a number of musical events in Chester in the form of workshops and competitions. The 3 principal events are: the Chester Young Musicians of the Year Competition; a Choral Workshop; and a Chamber Music Workshop.

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