This page gives an indication of the classes currently on offer at the centre. Check back soon for our new September 2017 programme!
Learn an Instrument: Group Lessons
Enrolling in a music centre group class is a great way to learn an instrument!
MINIMUM AGES FOR INSTRUMENTS
We normally recommend the following minimum ages for instruments:
5+ for Recorder
6+ for Keyboard/ Violin/Guitar/Drums/Ukulele
8+ for Clarinet/Flute
ROUGH GUIDE TO LEVELS
Level 1 – no experience required
Level 2 – learning for around 1 year
Level 3 – learning for at least 2 years
Level 4 – learning for at least 3 years
Classes marked “T” can be signed up for on a 4-Week “Taster” basis in September. This gives students the opportunity to try a new instrument for 4 weeks with minimal commitment. Instruments will provided for use in these lessons. After 4 weeks, students can sign up to carry on learning. There is a flat-fee of £25 for taster courses – this is then deducted from the full term’s fee if the student continues, with the balance then payable.
|Clarinet||Level 1||T||11.00am – 11.30am||WL2016:CL1|
|Clarinet||Level 3||10.00am – 10.30am||WL2016:CL3|
|Clarinet||Level 4||10.30am – 11.00am||WL2016:CL4|
|Drum Kit||Level 1||T||9.30am – 10.00am||WL2016:DK1|
|Drum Kit||Level 2||10.30am – 11.00am||WL2016:DK2|
|Drum Kit||Level 3||10.00am – 10.30am||WL2016:DK3|
|Drum Kit||Level 4||11.00am – 11.30am||WL2016:DK4|
|Flute||Level 1||T||11.00am – 11.30am||WL2016:FL1|
|Flute||Level 3||10.30am – 11.00am||WL2016:FL3|
|Guitar||Level 1||T||9.15am – 10.00am||WL2016:GT1|
|Guitar||Level 2||10.45am – 11.30am||WL2016:GT2|
|Guitar||Level 3||10.00am – 10.45am||WL2016:GT3|
|Guitar||Level 4||10.45am – 11.30am||WL2016:GT4|
|Keyboard||Level 1||T||10.45am – 11.30am||WL2016:KB1|
|Keyboard||Level 2||10.45am – 11.30am||WL2016:KB2|
|Keyboard/Piano||Level 3||11.30am – 12.15pm||WL2016:KB3|
|Keyboard/Piano||Level 4||9.15am – 9.45am||WL2016:KB4|
|Recorder||Level 1||T||9.30am – 10.00am||WL2016:RE1|
|Recorder||Level 2+||11.30am – 12.00pm||WL2016:RE2|
|Ukulele||Level 1||T||9.45am – 10.15am||WL2016:UK1|
|Ukulele||Level 2+||10.15am – 10.45am||WL2016:UK2|
|Violin||Level 1||T||11.30am – 12.15pm||WL2016:VL1|
|Violin||Level 2||11.00am – 11.30am||WL2016:VL2|
|Violin||Level 3||10.30am – 11.00am||WL2016:VL3|
|Violin||Level 4||10.00am – 10.45am||WL2016:VL4|
Learn an Instrument: 1-to-1 Lessons
1-to-1 lessons can be booked on any instrument subject to availability in our timetable. If you are interested in commencing 1-to-1 lessons, please contact us for further information.
9.00am – 9.55am (Class No: WL2016:OR2)
Our Beginners’ Orchestra welcomes ANYONE who has started playing ANY instrument. Know 3 notes or more? Come and join in and have fun making music with other players.
10.45am – 12.10pm (Class No: WL2016:OR3)
The Senior Orchestra is for bowed string, woodwind, brass and percussion players from around grade 2-8.
9.00am – 10.25am (Class No: WL2016:CB)
The Concert Band welcomes woodwind, brass and percussion players from grade 3 upwards.
11.30am – 12.00pm (Class No: WL2016:RE2)
Been playing the recorder for a year or more? Why not join the Recorder Group?
10.15am – 10.45am (Class No: WL2016:UK2)
Been playing the ukulele for a year or more? Why not join the Ukulele Group?
10.00am – 10.45am (Class No: WL2016:MM1)
10.45am – 11.30am (Class No: WL2016:MM2)
Fun musical games, songs and percussion for 4-7 year olds.
Dots and Lines
11.30am – 12.00pm (Class No: WL2016:TH1)
This fun activity session is designed to help students with their note-reading.
11.30am – 12.30pm (Class No: WL2016:PR1) Ages 8-12
11.30am – 12.30pm (Class No: WL2016:PR2) Ages 12-16
For guitarists/drummers who have been learning a year or more – form bands and receive expert coaching from our professional tutors. Keyboard players/singers also welcome.
Next year we will also be launching a Community Choir and a Jazz Ensemble!