Tom PosterMusicFest Aberystwyth are delighted to announce they will be holding a fundraising event on 14th January 7PM at the home of Sir Vernon and Lady Ellis in London to launch the 2016 programme of concerts and recitals and summer school courses.

The eight day MusicFest International Summer School will be returning to Aberystwyth in 2016 with increasingly popular courses such as Classical Vocal, Conducting and Violin Courses alongside a new 10 day Composition Course with tutors Dr Arlene Sierra and Professor Kenneth Hesketh and a Piano and Strings Chamber Ensemble course. The full portfolio of courses will be launched on 14th January.

The evening will include recitals by Tom Poster and Guy Johnston alongside performances by selected students from the classical vocal and clarinet courses and Aberystwyth’s twelve year old Soffia Nicholas who attended the Violin course in 2015 having been awarded a full bursary by Friends of MusicFest.

Tickets are £40 which includes a light supper and wine. Tickets are available from: Queen’s Gate Terrace Concerts at the 49 Queen’s Gate Terrace, South Kensington, SW7 5PN or vernon@vef.org.uk