Get involved at Peak District Music Centres
See what there is to do at Peak District Music Centres − groups and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Buxton, Bakewell and surrounding Peak District areas of Derbyshire.
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.
Search by ability − Beginner level | Some ability | Intermediate ability | More advanced ability
For beginner wind and brass players up to grade 1 ability:
For beginner string players up to grade 1 ability:
More advanced ability
- Peak District Big Band − for jazz players of approx grade 4+ ability
Wednesdays 7.00 - 9.00pm at St. Thomas More School, Buxton
- Peak District Wind Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 5+ ability
Fridays 6.30 - 8.30pm at Lady Manners School, Bakewell
- Peak District String Orchestra − for string players of approx. grade 5+ ability
Fridays 7.00 - 9.00pm at St. Thomas More School, Buxton