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Jackdaws - Celebrating 25 Years

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Onyx Brass by Benjamin Ealovega


VIDA Concert at Jackdaws in December 2016


Jackdaws is dedicated to improving participation in and enjoyment of music through weekend courses, Education projects, a Young Artists Programme and performances by world class musicians. Our year round programme of residential music courses allow musicians of all abilities to come together and learn from some of the most experienced tutors in the trade.

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    • 2017 Review

      2017 Review

      12 months of activity has given us much to talk about. Our Education projects have excelled themselves, reaching thousands of children across Somerset. We’ve won Awards, reached milestones and made some wonderful music. We started 2017 with our first large-scale …
    • Winners of the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards 2017

      Winners of the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards 2017

      Following a close final at the Wigmore Hall this afternoon, Jackdaws are delighted to announce the winners of the 25th Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards: First Prize Ema Nikolovska, Mezzo-Soprano Second Prize Joel Williams, Tenor Third Prize Kieran Rayner, Baritone Accompanist …