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norfolkNorfolk Concerts, a music-education charity, was founded by Douglas Gowan and Anne Shih in 2003. Anne Shih served as Artistic Director for a decade. During her tenure, Norfolk Concerts grew to be a vital resource for music education in the East of England, giving guidance and performance opportunities to young talented musicians as well as presenting series of concerts. 

On average, Norfolk Concerts organised 6 recitals a year, held predominantly in the beautiful, serene Salle Church as well as Binham Priory, Assembly House in Norwich, John Innes Centre, and Norwich Cathedral.

Some of the young musicians that Norfolk Concerts supported included Pavel Kolesnikov, Agnes Langer, Hyoung joon Jo, Mainzer Virtuosi, Yena Lee, Samson Tsoy, Igor Tsinman, Rudina Gyergjyndreaj, Elina Buksa, Amelie Huang, Irina Borissova, Tianyu Zhou, Chan Quartet, and Emma Bradley Mantero. Performances were also given by leading established artists, including Dame Emma Kirkby, Raphael Wallfisch, Marie McLeod, Connie Shih, Laszlo Fenyƶ, Gustav Leonhardt, Jose Gallardo, Jonathan Cohen and the Neumeyer Consort.

Norfolk Concerts developed an outreach programme in local private and state schools with Pavel Kolesnikov, Giacomo Battarino, Yena Lee and Jonathan Chan. Through the generous sponsorship of the Lord Cholmondeley and the Yellow Car Charitable Trust, Norfolk Concerts provided debut concerts for young artists in Cadogan Hall, Houghton Hall, Wigmore Hall, and St. Johns' Smiths Square, and scholarships for higher education and attendance at festivals, such as the Casalmaggiore International Festival and IMS Prussia Cove. Through the generosity of Norman Rosenberg, Norfolk Concerts also loaned instruments to young violinists.