Get involved at Wirksworth Music Centre

Wirksworth Music Centre hosts 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
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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