The spectacular coastline of Cardigan Bay in West Wales is the perfect backdrop for one of the finest music festivals in the UK – Musicfest Aberystwyth. Since 1986, we have hosted the exciting fusion of a world-class music festival and a summer school, attracting an international rostra of artists, teachers, students and audience alike.Our Full Programme for 2024 will be released on our web site  on the first of March, to celebrate St David’s Day.


For 2024, we are committed to provide you with the world-class Musicfest experience that you have grown to love. Our summer school is taking place and we have some new courses as well as our supremely successful well-established ones. These will include Violin, Viola, and Cello.  Flute, clarinet , our vocal course, composition,and a new guitar course.

Our popular fringe events throughout Aberystwyth at more venues and more performance.

Our concert programme is also varied including the Welsh National Opera,Braimah Kanneh -Mason, Catrinn Finch and Aoife Ni Bhriain,Pedair,Riyad Nicolas and Sinfonia Cymru with an astonishingly varied programme of concerts.



Summer School

The summer school is unique offering individual training, structured Chamber music opportunities, orchestra experience and performance experience.


Festival Concerts

The daily evening with lunchtime concerts, along with the student hallway performances and impressive student concerts at the end of the week are a reminder of the youthful impact of listening to such high quality live music. For a concert brochure click here.

Supporting Musicfest

Through their sponsorship and generous donations, our MusicFest Aberystwyth charity friends support promising young musicians who might not otherwise be able to afford to attend MusicFest, enabling them to benefit from excellent professional training.