A CONCERT of choral and instrumental music can be enjoyed at St Mary's Church in Beaminster tomorrow (8) from 7.30pm.

It will be given by the Madrigal Society and Musicians of Sherborne School.

Sherborne Girls String Orchestra is formed of the school’s most advanced string players. Directed by the Head of Strings, Catrin Win Morgan, they have performed alongside the Brodowski String Quartet and participated in masterclasses with violinists Simon Standage and Ruth Rogers, cellist Guy Johnston and Baroque specialist Ricardo Barros.

Sherborne Girls enjoys a long tradition of choral and instrumental music. The Madrigal Society, the school’s premier choir, was founded 47 years ago by Augusta Miller, former director of music. Currently numbering 28 singers, the Madrigal Society gives regular concerts in Dorset and neighbouring counties in support of a wide range of charities. They have performed twice for HRH The Prince of Wales. Recent engagements in London include a performance of Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols at St Peter’s, Eaton Square, a concert in aid of the Heritage of London Trust at St Gabriel’s, Pimlico, and recitals at St Luke’s, Chelsea, St George’s, Hanover Square, and St George the Martyr, Southwark.

*Concert by the Madrigal Society and Musicians of Sherborne School, St Mary's Church, Beaminster, Friday, November 8, 7.30pm. Tickets are £12 (£1 for children & students) and available from The Yarn Barton Centre, Beaminster ,