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Get involved at South East Derbyshire Music Centre

Music-making groups and ensembles for musicians of all ages and abilities | Based in Kirk Hallam and South East Derbyshire

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SEDMC logoSouth East Derbyshire Music Centre runs groups and ensembles tiered by ability to provide the best experience and progression routes for players of all standards.

Ensembles and groups run mostly on Saturdays from Kirk Hallam Academy, but some run at other locations in South East Derbyshire on different days.

Groups and ensembles

Get in touch with South East Derbyshire Music Centre if you want more information, or are interested in trying on their groups.

Choirs for singers of any ability

  • Vocalise - Junior Choir − Saturday at Kirk Hallam
    For singers of any ability (aged up to 14)
  • Fresh Harmonies (a capella choir) − Wednesday at Sandiacre
    For singers of any ability (aged 14+) 
  • Allegramente Choir − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For singers of any ability (aged 14+)

Beginner level

  • Belper String Club − Mondays at Belper
    For beginner string players
  • Saturday Strings Club − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For beginner string players
  • Saturday Blowers Club − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For beginner woodwind and brass players

Some ability

  • String Stars − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For string players of approx. grade 1-2 ability
  • Junior Wind Band − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 1-3 ability
  • Guitar Fusion − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For acoustic guitar players of all abilities 

Intermediate ability

  • Intermediate Wind Band − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 3-5 ability
  • String Along − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For string players of approx. grade 3-5 ability

Intermediate / more advanced ability

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

More advanced ability

  • Big Band − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For jazz players of an approx. grade 5+ ability
  • Senior Wind Band − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For wind, brass and percussion players of an approx. grade 5+ ability
  • Chamber Strings − Saturdays at Kirk Hallam
    For string players of an approx. grade 5+ ability

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South East Derbyshire Music Centre (SEDMC) hosts groups and activities and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the South East Derbyshire region of Derbyshire.