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Laura Crowther (centre, back row) who will play Maria in Huddersfield Light Opera Company's production of The Sound of Music next spring. Laura is pictured with two teams of youngsters who will play the Von Trapp children.

Huddersfield Light Opera Company searches for young performer to play Friedrich von Trapp

It's set to be one of the most talked about shows the spring season

Hepworth Band in action at the English Nationals

Builders Conroy Brook boost for Hepworth Band

The band has agreed a deal for 2014 with Holmfirth property developer Conroy Brook (Developments) Ltd

Pat Fulgoni by Debby Fulgoni

Kava Kava frontman Pat reveals latest projects are at opposite ends of the music spectrum

His electro-rock group Kava Kava have enjoyed success around the world

Bring Me The Horizon

Gig review: Bring Me The Horizon

I truly believe I have the greatest taste in music in the world and if a person doesn't agree with me then they are wrong

Holme Valley Orchestra

Holme Valley Orchestra’s weekend concert

A November Nocturne sounds the perfect way to enjoy a musical weekend this weekend

Alan McGee has released his first ever memoir

Oasis manager Alan McGee releases his first memoir on his rock n roll career

Creation Stories: Riots, Raves and Running a Label charts the history of one of the UK’s most iconic record labels - and its legendary founder's highs and lows

Hepworth Band in action at the English Nationals

Hepworth Band sets out its festive concert dates

The band will be at Holmfirth Civic Hall on Sunday, November 24 with a programme of popular classics

Marsden-based Unityvoices celebrates 21 years

It all adds up to a whole lot of fun and that’s just how Marsden-based female choir Unityvoices, would describe the last 21 years

Mayor of Kirklees, Clr Martyn Bolt and Imogen Davey, winner of Haydn Wood Music Festival

Successful sound of music as Haydn Wood Music Festival comes to an end - See all the results here

Imogen Davey was honoured for her outstanding flute performance at a music festival

Graham McKenzie, artistic director of Huddersfield Contemporary Festival, speaking a a reception at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

Huddersfield Contemporary Music festival leads the way in new music around the world

Graham McKenzie, artistic director of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music festival, said the first CartelMTL, as the new venture will be called, will be held in Montreal over four days next June

Drummer Michael Fish at Music Technology class at Colne Valley Specialist Arts College.

Britain’s Got Talent star Michael Fish makes ‘Afishal’ visit to his old school Colne Valley High

Drumming star Afishal went back to his old school to show-off his acclaimed DJ drums

Members of the Colne Valley SAC Vocal Academy

Huddersfield’s young music talent on stage at the Lawrence Batley Theatre

Young singers and musicians will flood the stage next Wednesday underlining the rich seam of musical talent which continues to flow through the town

Electrical hitch fails to take the shine off the launch of this year’s Haydn Wood Musical Festival

Ten minutes after the 54th Haydn Wood Musical Festival started an electrical problem saw Linthwaite Methodist Church Centre plunged into darkness

Festival Chief Executive Graham McKenzie

Programme of short, free concerts at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Yes it’s HCMF Shorts back again on Monday (18th) but with a slightly different twist this year

Double bass player Barry Guy who will play at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Ten days and more than 50 new music events as Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival opens

The audiences which will flock to a range of town centre venues will be similarly cosmopolitan. And it pretty much says it all about what they will hear and see too

Animated (l-r) Nick Thomas, Matt Murphy, Adam Gourlay, Robert Sutherland

Animated guitarist reveals double life ahead of debut album launch

It’s concertos by day, mosh pits by night for Animated guitarist, Robert

Elland’s young brass players in concert

Hear this talented youth band play tomorrow (November 16) at Salendine Nook Baptist Church, the latest in the church’s regular series of concerts

Jay Phelps

Jay Phelps Quartet makes Huddersfield venue go with a swing

Tomorrow, it will be the talents of the Jay Phelps’ Quartet filling the Lawrence Batley Theatre’s Cellar space with music that swings

Leeds Festival 2013

SoundBite: Leeds Festival competition for school and college bands PLUS The Laughing Gas Comedy Club

The opportunity to perform at one of Europe’s most famous rock weekends is the top prize of the ‘Centre Stage’ competition hosted by children’s charity Martin House

Northern beatboxing champion Ball-Zee aka Patrick Hurst

Huddersfield producer Noah curates eclectic Wakefield event

Check out a multi-sensory music event .. tonight

Videos & Photos

Meltham Parish Church Gilbert and Sullivan Society sail serenely through their production of HMS Pinafore

Black Friday: 2014 vs 2015

Black Friday 2015: What a difference a year makes

A vegetarian bistro with an informal pub vibe - find out more about Nelson's Wine Bar in Hebden Bridge


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