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Funtington Music Group meets nine times a year, in the evening and usually on the second Wednesday of the month, at the Chapel of the Ascension at the University of Chichester.

The Group has developed a most enjoyable and mutually rewarding relationship with the University and is grateful for the support it receives both from the Vice-Chancellor and the Head of Music.

The programme is full of variety and includes concert appearances by well-known artists and ensembles, illustrated lecture recitals and guest appearances by international celebrities.

The Group provides the concert opportunity and prizes at the popular Annual Student Showcase Concert, as well as bursaries for deserving students from the Robert Headley Fund. Established in 2003, the Fund has to date awarded prizes, granted bursaries and purchased instruments worth more than £90,000.

Members pay an annual subscription for the full programme of nine meetings. Alternatively, visitors are welcome to any meeting for a ticket price of £15 payable at the door or may pre-book on 01243 378900. Visit the FMG website for further details.

Read more about the 2019 season.

See also the entries for the University of Chichester.

Noticeboard posts:

Preview: The Funtington Music Group: The Ruisi Quartet 10/11/2019
Review, with video: Piers Adams with Crispin Ward and ​​the Chichester University Chamber Orchestra 19/05/2019
Piers Adams invited to play a world première with Crispin Ward and the Chichester University Chamber Orchestra 05/05/2019
Preview: The Funtington Music Group’s University of Chichester Student Showcase Concert 12/04/2019

Upcoming concerts:

Wed, 11 Dec 7:30pm Funtington Music Group Christmas Concert Chapel of the Ascension, Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester
Wed, 15 Jan 7:30pm Funtington Music Group: The Navarra String Quartet Chapel of the Ascension, Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester

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