Brass, Woodwind & Percussion Department  

Below you will find a list of the instruments available to study at the ESM as well as groups that you may wish to join. 

 Instruments  

Trumpet

Cornet

Trombone

French Horn

Tuba

Flute / Piccolo

Oboe / Cor Anglais

Clarinet

Saxophone

Recorder

Bassoon

 Brass, Woodwind & Percussion Groups 

FLUTE CHOIR

Mondays 6.30pm-7.30pm (fortnightly)

Group Leader: Hannah Talbot-Cooper

Fee: £6.50 per session. (payable a term in advance)

Are you interested in playing as part of a flute ensemble? The Flute Choir is a mixed-age group ensemble that plays a variety of classical and light music. Flautists of Grade 5 standard and above welcome.

RAGLEJAZZ BAND

Mondays 7.30pm - 9.00pm (weekly)

Group Leader: Matt Green

Fee: £8.50 per session. (payable a term in advance)

Big Band music from every era, to delight those with an interest in popular music and jazz. New members of all ages are always welcome, of Grade 4 standard or above. 

RECORDER CONSORT

Tuesdays 8.00pm - 9.30pm (c. fortnightly)

Group Leader: Andy Watts

Fee: £8.50 per session (payable a term in advance)

Summer 2022: 26th April | 10th May | 24th May | 7th June | 21st June | 5th July

ESM CONCERT BAND

Wednesdays 7.45pm - 9.00pm (weekly)

Group Leader: James Topp

Fee: £6.50 per session. (payable a term in advance)

Aimed at all wind and brass players above grade 4.

ADULT WIND BAND 

Fridays 3.00pm-4.00pm (weekly)

Group Leader: Sue Sneath

Fee: £6.50 per session (payable a term in advance)

This group is aimed at beginner woodwind and brass players of Grade 1-3 standard,  giving you the chance to develop your skills whilst enjoying playing with other beginner musicians.