Suffolk Concert Band
The Suffolk Concert Band has vacancies for French Horn, Bass (tuba, string bass or electric bass) and percussion (pitched and auxiliary). If you are interested in any of these positions please contact Angela Hope at

Stowmarket Chorale
After a summer break, Stowmarket Chorale begin their 2019/2020 weekly rehearsals on Wednesday 18th Sept. at a new venue – Combs Ford Primary School, Glemsford Road, Stowmarket, IP14 2PN Starting at 7.30pm. New singers welcome!
We will be rehearsing highlights from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in preparation for a concert to be held at the United Reformed Church, Stowmarket on Saturday 30th November.

Contact:  or tel: 07901 758009 for further details.

The Orwell Singers
The orwell Singers have recruited a new musical director, Lindsay Blay ( also known as soprano Lindsay Gowers). Lindsay grew up in Suffolk, studied at London University and the Royal Academy of Music. Lindsay has worked as a singer for many years including with the BBC Singers.
If you would like to join the choir, please contact:


Ipswich Charter Hangings / St Peters by the Waterfront
Access is through the main front gates and then round to the right
and enter the church via the side doorway. The Charter Hangings
and the historic Church are very popular with visitors.
St Peters is open as follows:
May – September:  Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 am – 4 pm
and Wednesday 10.30 am – 2pm
October – April:  Wednesday 10.30 am – 2 pm

For more information:  Ipswich Charter Hangings  and  St. Peters


Ipswich Music Day 2019
Once again IAA will host the “Classical Stages” at this years event.
Applications for performers for the IAA Classical Stages are now closed.
A list of performers and full programme details will be published in due course and can be viewed: Music Day 2019




IAA Subscription Rates
Following the 2017 AGM  it was approved that IAA would continue
with a two tier system for subscriptions. This is still in effect.
Current subscription rates are as follows;

Large Groups – 80 members or more:  £50 per year.
Small Groups – 79 members or less:    £25 per year.

For membership enquiries please see our How to join page.