Secondary Schools

Understanding Music AQA Syllabus with Town Hall Symphony Hall

Here at Town Hall Symphony Hall we are committed to providing educational opportunities to inspire children of all ages.

With over 700 concerts throughout the year there are a huge variety of styles and performers taking to both Town Hall and Symphony Hall stage. Enhance your students learning with performances that cover every area of study for the Understanding Music section of the AQA Syllabus for 2018/19.

Di Xiao 1

Western Classical Tradition

AQA GCSE listening recommendations include piano music of Chopin and Schumann

Lea Salonga

Popular Music

AQA GCSE listening recommendations include Broadway 1950s – 1990s

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Traditional Music

AQA GCSE listening recommendations include Blues 1920s – 1950s

Paraorchestra Colston Hall June 2016 15

Western Classical Tradition

AQA GCSE listening recommendation minimalist music of Terry Riley

Ways to Save

  • £5 tickets on select performances per pupil/teacher are available to schools, Youth Music Groups and any educational establishment (including home school groups).
  • 2 free tickets for organisers of groups of 20 people or more.
  • How to Book: To book please call Group Bookings on 0800 358 7070 (10am – 5pm, Monday to Friday) or email for more information on this offer. 

All tickets are offered subject to availability. Payment is required no later than 8 weeks prior to the date of the concert, and should be made by debit or credit card, BACS transfer or cheque. A £1.50 charge will apply for ticket delivery. For full terms and conditions of sale please visit