Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

For a toe tapping interlude to your day, why not visit the Cramphorn Studio, where music is on the menu most Wednesday Lunchtimes.


Tantalise your musical tastebuds with a varied programme brought to you by talented local artists and professional musicians, from jazz to classical, woodwind to strings and a generous helping of fine vocals.




The Cramphorn Foyer offers drinks and bar snacks.


Wednesday 14 October - Ashley Blasse is a most engaging guitarist and recent graduate from Trinity Laban Conservatoire with an MMus in performance. Today he performs a varied programme of typically idiomatic music for solo guitar.

Wednesday 21 October - Danielle Perrett is widely regarded as one of the UK’s finest Harpists and we are honoured to welcome her to the Cramphorn Studio. Jeffery Wilson has composed a new piece for Danielle which will be premiered at the concert, entitled ‘Contemplation’.

Wednesday 28 October  - Stave House Concert - Children between the ages of 4-11 years will perform a variety of solo and ensemble pieces. These school children from across Chelmsford learn to read music using the Stave House method.
A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.

Wednesday 11 November - The Darkwood Wind Ensemble return to the Cramphorn Studio with another varied programme of music on clarinets and saxophones.

Wednesday 18 November - Aurora Voices - Bev Lockyer and her colleagues and friends offer a feast of vocal delights including ‘Songs from the Shows’.
A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.

Wednesday 24 November - No Lunchtime Concert

Wednesday 2 December - Dylan Christopher returns to the Cramphorn Studio with an eclectic program of piano music which includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy.

Wednesday 9 December - Sing Out Loud - Come and enjoy a vibrant celebration of this ‘Community Singing Group’ at its best and sing along to some of their favourite songs in this delicious lunchtime session of foot-tapping fun!

Wednesday 16 December - Chelmsford Council Choir - Our very own ‘local’ outfit perform some light vocal ‘hits’ for our pleasure.

Wednesday 23 December - End of term Christmas Jazz with Jeffery at the helm!
A relaxed concert to follow at 2.15pm for our special needs friends.


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Relaxed performances

Monthly 'relaxed' performances for our special needs friends in the community take place on a monthly basis. Jeffery Wilson, the organiser of the Lunchtime Concerts, offers interactive piano, percussion and vocal work. These will start at 2.15pm following one of our 'regular' concerts. All are welcome.


Relaxed performances will take place on:


Wednesday 30 September
Wednesday 28 October
Wednesday 18 November

If you can, please let us know in advance if you will be attending the 'relaxed' performance by calling the Box Office on 01245 606505.



Dates & Times

Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 1:00pm

Ticket Price

Suggested donation: £1.00

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