1 month ago

A happy reminder of the 101st Festival in 2019.
Even though the timing of the 2021 Festival cannot be decided yet, July or October, we are pleased to announce that the 2022 Festival will run from Saturday March 26th to Saturday April 2nd, 2022.
Fingers crossed that Festival 2022 will be our 103rd Festival and not our 102nd!

1 month ago
Awards for Young Musicians

Do you know a young musician who could benefit from this scheme?

“Some people aren’t lucky and don’t get the chance to learn a new talent or get better at music. I am really lucky because I now have such a good teacher.”

Twelve year old Max has always loved music but until AYM began supporting him he never had the opportunity to develop his natural potential. Now this has all changed.

“I really enjoy my private clarinet lessons with my teacher because I can practise without any distractions. I enjoy it because I can talk to him on my own about ... See more

2 months ago

Happy New Year from the Festival team.
We hope to see you in 2021, when it is warmer and the vaccination programme is well advanced.

3 months ago

As one of the first Festivals to have to cancel due to the pandemic, we were hoping to be one of the first to go ahead in April 2021, but unfortunately this is now highly unlikely.
However, we do have ideas for an event towards the end of the Summer term, vaccines permitting. Watch this space!

3 months ago

Unfortunately as a result of the continuing impact of the Covid 19 pandemic we will be unable to run the Oundle Young Musician and Young Singer of the Year 2020 competitions.

We hope you are still enjoying music making. Keeping our fingers crossed for 2021!

4 months ago

Wonderful to see & hear Ellen Porter playing at the University of Gothenburg!

4 months ago

We are delighted to announce that Lady Proby has agreed to become our President. The Proby family has been involved with the Festival since its early beginnings. Find out more at www.ofmd.org.uk

5 months ago
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7 months ago
Ellen Porter - cellist

Congratulations to Ellen! We wish you equal success in your post-graduate studies in Sweden.

Delighted to say that I have officially graduated from the RNCM - Royal Northern College of Music with a first class honours degree!!! 🎉🎓🎉

7 months ago

Unfortunately early September is still too soon to hold an event to choose the Oundle Young Musician and Singer of 2020. We hope this will be possible to arrange after December 11th.