Music plays a central role in school life at King Edward’s. Each year a selection of our musicians visit primary schools to perform to audiences ranging in size from 40 to 700 children.

There are currently two music programmes available to primary schools.

Concert Party

Concert Party takes some of our best musicians to primary schools throughout the city on Friday afternoons, giving a short concert at each. The group talk about their instruments, show the children how they work and what is possible, and then perform, separately and together.

Schools will be able to register interest for Concert Party for dates in the summer term 2019 at the start of the term. 

Swing Band Tour

Both our Junior and Senior Swing Band tour local primary schools each year, performing a mixture of classic and contemporary big band music.

To register your interest for the upcoming tour, which will take place in December 2019, email:

The Swing Band Tours, as well as 2016’s Romany Wood project, feature in the Schools Together Group’s series of music partnership case studies, ‘All Together Now…’. Read about the case studies of Romany Wood and the Swing Band Tours.

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