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    Rainhill Music Festival 2015
    Rainhill Young Musician Of The Year - 2013
    RMF Battle of the Bands - 2013
    Unplugged Open Mic
    War Memorial Concert
    Orfea Ensemble
    Children's Classical Concert
    Rainhill Young Musician Of The Year - 2012
    Battle Of The Bands - 2012
    Young Musician of the Year - 2011

    These are some of the memorable images from the 2011 competition, won by Lidong Xiao (piano). Runner-up was Mia Robinson (voice) and most promising musician was Solomon - Miles Donnelly (piano).

    Click here for more information about the competition, and to get involved.

    All photos courtesy of Chris Bowdery.

    Battle of the Bands - 2011

    Here are the images from the 2011 competition, won by Second Chance. Four local bands were selected for the Finals, the others being Mr Jayy, The Dispute and Invitation Only.

    Click here for more information about the Battle of the Bands - get involved!

    Haydn's Creation
    Evening Concert Series

    The Rainhill Music Festival strives to present a wide range of concerts to suit a plethora of musical tastes. Whether you are Jazz fan, an Indie Rocker or a Classical Buff, our evening concert series has something to offer everyone. The Festival scouts for talented musical groups throughout the year so that only the very best and most fantastic groups are invited to perform during the Festival week. Added to this, all of our events are free for Under 16s, giving young people a chance to embrace a range of musical styles for free. .

    Songs Around The Campfire
    St Helen's Youth Sinfonia and Friends
    Sidney Bailey
    Workshops & Masterclasses

    The Rainhill Music Festival aims to nurture young performers at every stage of their development, which is why our Workshops and Masterclasses are an important part of the Festival week.

    Our Workshop Series gives younger musicians a chance to learn key elements of rhythm, pitch and dynamics in a group environment, as well as learning more about their own instrument. There is always an overriding theme to the 3 day workshop, and the sessions are private, led by expert Workshop Leaders who spend quality 1 on 1 time with each child. The sessions are fun, interactive and a great way for younger children to meet other budding superstars!