Music is quite simply a way of life at Uppingham. 

The Uppingham music team are delighted to be able to share with you a few video highlights taken from concerts and musical events and performed by some of our major music ensembles.

Lunchtime Concerts offer non-ticketed performances that take place every Wednesday during term-time at 1:20pm in Uppingham Parish Church, Additional music concerts take place throughout the academic year, and tickets for these concerts can be purchased online.

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Lunchtime Concerts Programme

Lunchtime Concerts take place every Wednesday during term-time at 1:20pm in Uppingham Parish Church. Admission is free, with a retiring collection towards church funds.

13 September 2023Andrew Kennedy (Tenor) and Inga Luikaityte (Piano)
20 September 2023Summer Tour Choir
27 September 2023Sophia Kim (Harp)
4 October 2023William McChesney (Piano)
11 October 2023Oliver Clements (Organ) [Location: Uppingham School Chapel]
1 November 2023George Eldridge (Guitar) and David Ferris (Piano)
8 November 2023Ottavia Eliot (Violin) and Simon Smith (Piano)
15 November 2023Lewis Cobb (Baritone) and Andrew Kennedy (Piano)
22 November 2023Gretel Auty (Flute) and Simon Smith (Piano)
29 November 2023Ashley Qin (Piano)
6 December 2023Singalong Carols with Brass and Organ


Music at Uppingham

Hear our pupils discuss musical life at Uppingham in this film, shown as part of our 2023 Speech Day Celebrations.

Chapel Choir

The Chapel Choir perform the Howells Collegium Regale Magnificat in a memorial concert for former Director of Music at Uppingham, Jim Peschek.

Jazz Orchestra

From Speech Day 2023, Jazz Orchestra perform 'You've Got a Friend in Me'.

Symphony Orchestra

An excerpt from the first movement of Uppingham's Symphony Orchestra's performance of the Elgar Cello Concerto at Saffron Hall in March 2023.


Concert Choir

Our massed Concert Choir, comprising of pupils and staff from across the school, sing the 'Agnus Dei' from Fauré's Requiem, alongside a professional orchestra and renowned local choir, Leicestershire Chorale.



Pupil-run a cappella ensemble 9.5 sing 'Goodnight, Sweetheart' at Speech Day 2023


2020-21 'Lockdown' Projects

From the 2020-21 Academic Year, please also enjoy our recording of Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, performed by our choirs with harpists Lucy Nolan and Becki Luff.