Get involved at South East Derbyshire Music Centre

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

SEDMC 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  

  • Belper String Club − For beginner string players 
    Mondays 4.15 - 5.00pm at Belper School, Belper
  • Erewash Blowers Club − For beginner players of all instruments 
    Wednesdays 4.00 - 4.45pm at Friesland School, Sandiacre
  • Ripley Allsorts Band − For beginner players of all instruments 
    Thursday 4.00 - 4.45pm at Ripley Junior School, Ripley
  • Saturday Strings Club − For beginner string players 
    Saturdays 9.15 - 10.00am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Saturday Blowers Club − For beginner woodwind and brass players 
    Saturdays 9.15 - 10.00am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy

Some ability  

  • Training Strings − For string players of approx. grade 1-2 ability 
    Saturdays 10.30 - 11.30am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Junior Wind Band − For wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 1-3 ability 
    Saturdays 10.20 - 11.20am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Vocalise - Junior Choir − For singers of any ability (aged up to 14) 
    Saturdays 11.30am - 12.15pm at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Guitar Fusion − For acoustic guitar players of all abilities 
    Saturdays 11.50am - 12.50pm at Kirk Hallam Community Academy 

Intermediate ability  

  • Fresh Harmonies (choir) − For singers of any ability (aged 14+) 
    Wednesday 4.30 - 6.00pm at Friesland School, Sandiacre
  • Intermediate Wind Band −  For wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 3-5 ability 
    Saturdays 10.20 - 11.35am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • String Along − For string players of approx. grade 3-5 ability 
    Saturdays 10.30 - 11.30am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Allegramente Choir (Aged 14+) − For singers of any ability (aged 14+) 
    Saturdays 10.25 - 11.25am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy

Intermediate - more advanced ability

  • South East Derbyshire Youth Orchestra − For players of an approx. grade 3+ ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Brass Band − For brass players of an approx. grade 3+ ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.15am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Clarinet Choir − For clarinet players of an approx. grade 3+ ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.00am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Flute Choir − For flute players of an approx. grade 3+ ability 
    Saturdays 9.00 - 10.00am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy

More advanced ability  

  • Swing Band − For jazz players of an approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Saturdays 10.20 - 11.35am at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Senior Wind Band − For wind, brass and percussion players of an approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Saturdays 11.45am - 13.00pm at Kirk Hallam Community Academy
  • Chamber Strings − For string players of an approx. grade 5+ ability 
    Saturdays 11.40am - 12.40pm at Kirk Hallam Community Academy