Get involved at North East Derbyshire Music Centre

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

NEDMC 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  

  • String Club − for beginner string players up to grade 1-2 ability  
    Fridays 5.45 - 7.00pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Junior Choir − for children up to age 11 
    Fridays 6.00 - 7.00pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Flute Club − for beginner flute players up to grade 1-2 ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Brass Club − for beginners on all brass instruments up to grade 1-2 ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Clarinet Club − for beginner clarinet players up to grade 1-2 ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield

Intermediate ability  

  • Senior Choir − for singers age 11+ 
    Fridays 7.00 - 8.00pm
  • String Orchestra − for string players of approx. grade 2-3 ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.30am at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Youth Strings − for string players of approx. grade 4-5 ability 
    Saturdays 10.45am - 12.15pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Concert Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 2-4 ability 
    Saturdays 10.45am - 12.15pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield

More advanced ability  

  • Chamber Orchestra − for string players of approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Fridays 7.00 - 9.00pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Festival Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 4+ ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.30am at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Clarinet Choir − for clarinet players of approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Saturdays 10.45am - 12.15pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Flute Choir − for flute players of approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Saturday 10.45am - 12.15pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
  • Brass Choir − for brass players of approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Saturday 10.45am - 12.15pm at Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield