What is West Gallery Music?

An Introduction

West Gallery church music, so described because it was often performed by a band of singers and instrumentalists from a gallery at the west end of a church, was the repertoire of town and country churches from about 1700-1850.

Interpreting West Gallery Music

Performance Advice

The music of past ages is ours to perform as we please. But some people like to take into account information about how styles of music were performed in the past, and this article aims to give such information, together with the experience of specialist West Gallery quires.

West Gallery Events

Arranging, Preparing and Running an Event

Advice on running your own West Gallery music event.


Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the more common questions about West Gallery Music, and this website.