Thames Concerts is proud to host and manage this series of morning concerts, running alongside the main evening series, and promoting the Borough’s young up-and-coming talent. Admission is free (no ticket required), and the concerts last for around 50 minutes, without interval. Donations following each event will be gratefully received.
Saturday 15th October, 10.30am – The Hollyfield School
In the first of this year’s series of Farmers’ Market Day coffee concerts running alongside the main evening series, musicians from the local Hollyfield School, under their Director of Music Sarah Neville, present an eclectic programme. The Hollyfield Music Department has an established reputation for their high standard of choirs and instrumental ensembles. Featured ensembles in this performance will include their chamber choir and jazz band.
Saturday 17th December, 10.30am – Kingston Music Service
In the second of this year’s series of Farmers’ Market Day coffee concerts running alongside the main evening series, talented young musicians from the local Kingston Music Service present a diverse programme housing a Christmas theme. Kingston Music Service has an established reputation for providing high-quality instrumental and vocal tuition to schools throughout the Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames.
Saturday 18th February, 10.30am – Kingston University
In the third and final of this year’s series of Farmers’ Market Day coffee concerts, musicians from Kingston University present a diverse and vibrant programme. Thames Concerts enjoys a close relationship with the University and is pleased to invite students from the University’s Music Department to perform in the Thames Concerts morning series on an annual basis.
The Music Department at Kingston University teaches across a range of musical styles and encourages the exploration of a wide range of musical genres, taking a hands-on, practical and creative approach to learning. The many University ensembles feature in public concerts held regularly in leading local venues, as well as in local events such as the annual Kingston Arts Festival, Kingston Early Music Festival, and the Thames Concerts Series. Lunchtime concerts, involving students or visiting artists, take place at least weekly throughout the academic year in Coombehurst Studio and elsewhere.