Get involved at South East Derbyshire Music Centre

South East Derbyshire Music Centre hosts groups and activities and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the South East Derbyshire region of Derbyshire.
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Derbyshire Music Education Hub

Our groups and ensembles are tiered by ability to provide the best settings and progression routes for all players. Click on a group for more information.


Beginner level 

For beginner string players up to grade 1 ability:

For beginner wind and brass players up to grade 1 ability:


Some ability 

  • Training Strings − For string players of approx. grade 1-2 ability
    Saturdays 10.30 - 11.30am
  • Junior Wind Band − For wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 1-3 ability
    Saturdays 10.20 - 11.20am
  • Vocalize - Junior Choir − For singers of any ability (aged up to 14)
    Saturdays 11.30am - 12.15pm
  • Guitar Fusion − For acoustic guitar players of all abilities
    Saturdays 11.50am - 12.50pm 

Intermediate ability 

  • Fresh Harmonies (choir) − For singers of any ability (aged 14+)
    Wednesday 4.30 - 6.00pm at Friesland School, Sandiacre
  • Intermediate Wind Band −  For wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 3-5 ability
    Saturdays 10.20 - 11.35am
  • String Along − For string players of approx. grade 3-5 ability
    Saturdays 10.30 - 11.30am
  • Allegramente Choir (Aged 14+) − For singers of any ability (aged 14+)
    Saturdays 10.30 - 11.30am

Intermediate - more advanced ability

  • South East Derbyshire Youth Orchestra − For players of a approx. grade 3+ ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am 
  • Brass Band − For brass players of a approx. grade 3+ ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am
  • Clarinet Choir − For clarinet players of a approx. grade 3+ ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.00am
  • Flute Choir − For flute players of a approx. grade 3+ ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.00am

More advanced ability 

  • Swing Band − For jazz players of a approx. grade 5+ ability
    Saturdays 10.20 - 11.35am
  • Senior Wind Band − For wind, brass and percussion players of a approx. grade 5+ ability
    Saturdays 11.45am - 13.00pm
  • Chamber Strings − For string players of a approx. grade 5+ ability
    Saturdays 12.00am - 13.00pm