Tickets on sale for Usher Hall music festival

Midlothian Schools' Festival of Music

Get it in your diary: Monday 11 November is the date of this year’s Midlothian Schools’ Festival of Music concert and tickets are already on sale.

An annual highlight

The concert, which has been organised by Midlothian Council’s Instrumental Music Service, working in collaboration with schools, takes place at 7pm at the Usher Hall (but please be in your seats by 6.50pm).

  • Book now  (an additional £1 fee applies to online bookings).

Our finest young musicians

Some of Midlothian's finest young musicians are returning to the Edinburgh venue for their annual musical extravaganza.

This year, the concert will feature around 400 young Midlothian musicians with ensembles from big bands and choirs to symphony orchestras and rock bands.

Eric Davidson is compere

The compere for this year’s concert will, again, be the local writer and comedian, Eric Davidson. Eric will guide the audience through a very entertaining programme performed by Midlothian’s talented young musicians.

An uplifting evening

Councillor Jim Muirhead, the council’s Cabinet Member for Education, said: “This is an absolutely joyful and uplifting night featuring everything from guitar ensembles to big band sounds. And all culminating in a spectacular finale.

Thanks to all

"The commitment and enthusiasm of everyone involved in organising this annual festival is amazing and I would like to thank everyone, both young and old for their efforts.

A night to remember

“I’m sure it will be a night to be remembered by everyone including musicians, their families and guests.”

Ticket prices

Tickets for the event cost from £8 for the Upper Circle and £15 for the stalls/grand circle. There is an £8 concession rate for children, students, the disabled, the unemployed and over-65s).

Get booking

Tickets are available from the Usher Hall Box Office, Lothian Road, Edinburgh. You can also buy online.

  • Book now (an additional £1 fee applies to online bookings).

The event is sure to be a sell-out so be sure to book tickets soon to avoid disappointment.


2 Oct 2019