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About Kent Music Summer School

The Summer School (known as ‘KMSS’ for short) has welcomed thousands of young people since 1947, enabling all students to join in concentrated ensemble playing and singing. All of our courses are led by leading professional musicians who work at the highest level throughout the year as performers and educators.

Set in 240 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of Kent, Benenden School has excellent facilities, including a purpose-built theatre, lecture theatre and a new state of the art concert hall is also being built. These amenities have contributed to the Summer School being one of the most popular and successful on offer in the country, allowing students to flourish in an unrivalled setting.

Save the dates – Kent Music Summer School registration opens soon!

That’s right folks – we’re nearly ready to reveal our plans for KMSS 2021. While we’re finalising the details, though, make sure you set aside the dates of your favourite courses – we’d hate for you to miss out!

Wind Band: 15th -20th July

Benenden Experience Day: 16th July

Music Explorers: 17th – 18th July

Symphony Orchestra: 22nd – 27th July

Musical Theatre: 22nd – 26th July

Ukulele (new this year!): 24th – 25th July

Jazz: 28th – 30th July

Songwriting: 28th – 30th July

Summer Strings: 28th – 30th July

Summer Singing: 31st July – 2nd August

We’ll let you know as soon as possible once we have the full info and are opening registration.

In the meantime, keep an eye on our website, monthly newsletterFacebook and Twitter accounts, as well as on this page.

Keep making music, and we look forward to welcoming you to KMSS 2021.

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