Get involved at Wirksworth Music Centre

See what there is to do at Wirksworth Music Centre − groups and activities for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Wirksworth and West Derbyshire region of Derbyshire.
About − Wirksworth Music Centre  Web − www.wirksworth-music-centre.org  Email − smithppaul@aol.com  Telephone − 01629 822263
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 / All abilities

  • Wirksworth Youth Choir − for singers aged 7-14 of any ability
    Tuesdays 4.45 - 6.00pm at Wirksworth Memorial Hall, Wirksworth
  • Rhythm and Bows − for beginner string players up to grade 1 ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Early Days Recorders − for beginner recorder players up to grade 1 ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Kodaly Kids - Young Music Makers − for young children aged 4-6
    Saturdays 10.15 - 11.45am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth

Some ability 

  • Junior Recorders − for recorder players with some ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • 9 O'Clock Band − for wind, brass and percussion players up to approx. grade 2 ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Guitar Ensemble − for guitar players up to an intermediate ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Funky Strings − for string players of approx. grade 1-2 ability
    Saturdays 10.15 - 11.45am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth

Intermediate ability 

  • Intermediate Recorders − for recorder players of approx. grade 3-5 ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Intermediate Strings − for string players of approx. grade 3-5 ability
    Saturdays 10.15 - 11.45am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Training Wind Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 3-5 ability
    Saturdays 10.15 - 11.45am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth

More advanced ability 

  • Senior Recorders − for recorder players of approx. grade 5+ ability
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Senior Wind Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 5+ ability
    Saturdays 10.15 - 11.45am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth
  • Senior Strings − for string players of approx. grade 5+ ability
    Saturdays 10.15 - 11.45am at Anthony Gell School, Wirksworth