Festival 2021

We are back.

We are now finalising our festival programme for 2021 which will be a blend of online and in-person experiences for you to enjoy. in the main with streamed performances. Our festival will be sure to feature some of your favourite artists and music, and we will be releasing the full listing and how to book in late May 2021.

Summer School 2021

A selection of specially designed online courses for you to collaborate and learn with one of our internationally renowned tutors and likeminded musicians. We have a range of exciting courses for you to book NOW.

For one week everyone lives, breathes and dreams music

Digital Installation 2021: We need you

Are you a music creator in Wales? Are you a visual artist from Ceredigion? MusicFest Aberystwyth are thrilled to announce a call for creatives to collaborate on a special digital installation. Apply now!

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.

Summer School

This year we will offer a selection of courses online and we hope that in 2022 we will be teaching in person

The Summer School is unique in offering  individual coaching, structured chamber music opportunities, orchestral experience and performance experience.


International Music Festival

The daily evening and lunchtime festival concerts, together with student foyer performances and impressive student showcase concerts at the end of the week are powerful reminders of the rejuvenating effect of listening to live music of such a high calibre. For concert brochure click here

Support Musicfest

Through their generous sponsorship and donations, our charity Friends of MusicFest Aberystwyth supports promising young musicians who may not otherwise be able to afford to attend MusicFest, enabling them to benefit from outstanding professional tuition.