Get involved at South Derbyshire Music Centre

See what there is to do at South Derbyshire Music Centre − groups and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Swadlincote and South region of Derbyshire…
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.

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Search by ability − Beginner level | Some ability/Intermediate ability | More advanced ability



Beginner level 

  • Junior Voices − For singers of any ability aged up to 11
    Tuesdays 5.45 - 6.25pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall
  • Club Band − For woodiwnd and brass players able to play at least 2 notes.
    Tuesdays 6.00 - 7.00pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall
  • Percussion Club − For anyone interested in learning about percussion
    Tuesdays 7.00 - 8.00pm (Once a month) at The William Allitt School, Newhall

Some ability / intermediate ability 

  • Junior Band − For wind, brass and percussion players of approx grade 1-2 ability
    Tuesdays 6.00 - 7.00pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall
  • Intermediate Wind Band − For woodwind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 2-3 ability
    Tuesdays 6.00 - 8.00pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall
  • Family Brass Band − For all brass players of any ability and with no age limit
    Tuesdays 6.00 - 7.00pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall
  • Youth Choir − For singers of any ability aged 11+
    Fridays 6.30 - 7.25pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall

More advanced ability 

  • Senior Wind Band − For wind, brass and percussion players of approx grade 4+ ability
    Fridays 6.00 - 8.00pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall
  • Cantabile − A community choir for more advanced singers (open to adults)
    Tuesdays 7.30 - 9.20pm at The William Allitt School, Newhall