Get involved at Dark Peak Music Foundation

See what there is to do at Dark Peak Music Foundation − groups and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Glossop and North West region of Derbyshire.

DPM logoOur 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 − some ability  

  • Dalcroze Classes − for ages 6-9, learning music through movement and song 
    Tuesdays 5.30 - 6.30pm at St. Luke's Primary, Glossop
  • Junior Strings − for beginner strings players up to approx. grade 2 ability 
    Mondays 5.00 - 6.00pm at Glossopdale School, Glossop 
  • Chinley Junior Band − for beginner wind, brass and percussion players up to approx. grade 2 ability 
    Mondays 3.45 - 4.45pm at Chinley Primary School, Chinley 
  • Glossop Junior Wind Band − for beginner wind, brass and percussion players up to approx. grade 2 ability 
    Fridays 4.15 - 5.15pm at Bradbury House, Glossop

Intermediate ability  

  • Intermediate Strings − for string players of approx. grade 2-4 ability 
    Mondays 5.00 - 6.00pm at Glossopdale School, Glossop 
  • Dark Peak Intermediate Wind Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 2-4 ability 
    Mondays 5.00 - 6.00pm at Glossopdale School, Glossop

More advanced ability  

  • Senior Strings − for string players of approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Mondays 7.30 - 8.30pm at Glossopdale School, Glossop 
  • Wind and Brass Chamber Music − for players of approx. grade 4+ ability 
    Mondays 7.30 - 8.30pm at Glossopdale School, Glossop 
  • Dark Peak Sinfonia − for orchestral players of approx. grade 3/4+ ability 
    Mondays 6.15 - 7.15pm at Glossopdale School, Glossop 
  • Dark Peak Concert Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Fridays 5.30 - 7.30pm at Bradbury House, Glossop