Christ’s College Music Society (CCMS) is one of College’s most established and vibrant societies. Whatever your musical ability, or whether you just want to listen to some fantastic concerts, CCMS has something for you.

Membership of CCMS is free and open to all members of the College. If you would like to join our mailing lists, please subscribe here. Please contact the committee if you would like more information about CCMS.

CCMS organises a variety of ensembles, all of which are open to players of any ability. With Christ’s Voices, Orchestra, and Jazz, as well as our close links with the Christ’s College Chapel Choir, we have opportunities for a wide range of musical styles and abilities.

CCMS puts on a large number of concerts and events throughout the year, from our large concerts in Michaelmas and Lent, to recitals, Week 5 Blues jazz nights, our annual Charles Blackham Memorial recital competition, the CCMS black-tie dinner, and May Week Garden Party. Please find our term card and upcoming events here.

Latest News

  • Richard Edgar-Wilson Vocal Masterclass

    Tuesday 3 Oct 2020 @ 6:00pm – Chapel

    Join us for a vocal masterclass with internationally renowned tenor Richard Edgar-Wilson. There will be 4 participants, who are all choral scholars in the Chapel Choir of Christ’s College. All college members are welcome to attend, but please book in advance if possible to avoid hassle at the door.

  • Nick Edwards Organ Recital

    Friday 23 Oct 2020 @ 6:00pm – Chapel

    Come and watch one or our resident organ scholars show off his skills in the calming setting of the Christ’s College chapel.
    Please book in advance to ensure admittance.


    • Bach Prelude and Fugue in C BWV 545
    • Saint-Saëns Improvisation No. 4 (from 7 Improvisations)
    • Vierne Scherzetto (from 24 pièces en style libre)
    • Ad Wammes Vallée des danses No. 5
    • Ad Wammes Triptych (selected movements)
    • Walton Crown Imperial (arr. Murrill)