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Live classical music

for children 

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Live concerts!

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SATURDAY 5th June 10am & 11.10am

St Alphege Church Hall, Oldfield Park, BATH

Our virtuoso euphonium player will amaze you and your little one. 40 minutes of fantastic live music for you all to enjoy.

Booking is essential. Click here to see how we keep everyone safe during our concerts. 

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SATURDAY 12th June 10am & 11.10am

St Margaret's Hall, BRADFORD on AVON

Fun with violin and viola! Lucy and Rebecca from Concert On Your Doorstep bring music from across the centuries for you to hear.

Booking is essential. Click here to see how we keep everyone safe during our concerts. 

SATURDAY 26th June 10am & 11.10am

Rise, Whittox Lane, FROME

You're in for a treat as we welcome back the wonderful voice of Catherine Sykes and her duo partner. Expect a bit of Nina Simone, Peggy Lee, and more.

Booking is essential. Click here to see how we keep everyone safe during our concerts. 

We're here to bring you opportunities to experience the very best in live classical music for children.

We really appreciate every DONATION from you to help us bring live music to children.

Please show you value the arts by donating to Music for Miniatures

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About Music for Miniatures

Music for Miniatures is for YOU and your little one. It is a series of short live concerts specifically designed for parents, grandparents and carers to enjoy in the company of babies, toddlers and young children (aged 0-4). Performed by professional musicians, we showcase a huge variety of music and instruments with classical music, folk, world and jazz. And yes, you'll love it!

The best thing about a Music for Miniatures concert is… we don’t mind noise! Babies can sleep, cry, babble and crawl whilst toddlers are free to  and enjoy in their own way without being told to “ssh”. Older little ones can dance, play air-instruments and we don’t even mind if the audience needs a nap!

We know that it can be difficult to find something everyone can enjoy together. Our concerts leave the participation up to you. You can sit and snuggle or get up and dance. There's no pre-learnt routines/songs and definitely never any 'Wheels on the bus"!

 

At a Music for Miniatures concert you can experience the magic of live music with your little one and enjoy it together.

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Live music in nurseries

and pre-schools

We can give an interactive concert anywhere! Our musicians are experienced at performing in the smallest of spaces so if you're looking for a treat for your children, get in touch! We travel across the south west (and beyond) and can do themed concerts to suit you.

 

Schools, nurseries, pre-schools we're here for you!!

Why Music for Miniatures? 

With two young children of her own, professional oboist and pianist Julie Payne felt there were no opportunities to take her children to local concerts where it didn't matter if her 18 month old wandered around and her 4 year old asked loud questions. 

 

Music for Miniatures was 'born' in 2014 to give parents and carers a chance to enjoy high quality live classical in the company of their babies/toddlers/pre-schoolers without having to worry about wriggly bottoms, crawling around or the odd squeal. "Amazing music in a relaxed atmosphere" pretty much sums up Music for Miniatures. 

 

Julie believes that children should be exposed to high quality, live music from a very early age and that concert-going should be as common as swimming lessons for young children to help inspire them, encourage creativity and help them to listen with open ears.

Music for Miniatures started in 2014, became a CIC in 2016 and a CIO and Registered Charity in 2019. We are proud to provide live music for children and families across the south west region and beyond.