There is a wealth of musical activity going on in Doncaster. There are many opportunities for you to support or be involved in music making.

Music in Doncaster

Whether you want to attend a concert, join a choir, learn an instrument or get experience working in Radio - there will be something for you in Doncaster!


Making Music UK

If you are looking for a group to join or need support to set up a music group, Making Music is the UK’s number one organisation for amateur music and you can view their directory online.


Some examples of Music Organisations in Doncaster: 

Doncaster Youth Jazz Association

The internationally acclaimed Doncaster Youth Jazz Association (DYJA) was formed in 1973 by John Ellis MBE.

Passionate about music education and jazz, DYJA provides specialised individual tuition, instrumental masterclasses, ensemble workshops and performance opportunities via 3 ensembles for young musicians from a range of backgrounds and abilities.  Their 4th Alumni ensemble consists of mainly professional DYJA graduate musicians.

The Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra (DYJO) has received numerous Outstanding Performance awards at the National Festival of Music for Youth, the National Jazz Festival in Birmingham, and the Great North Big Band Festival. They were also voted the BBC Radio Big Band of the Year.


Higher Rhythm

Higher Rhythm is a recording studio in Doncaster.  The studio ranks amongst the best recording studios in Yorkshire, and they work with musicians at all levels to provide professional studio recording, as well as music releases, managed digital distribution, radio broadcasting opportunities, live events, workshops and more.

They also offer professional development, training and hands on volunteering experiences in Music Technology / Music Industry / Media and Radio Industries, and wider Digital and Creative Industries, alongside a regional Artist Development Programme, working with local, national and international industry partners to provide exposure for developing and emerging artists.


Last updated: 06 July 2018 12:06:07