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  

RAGLEJAZZ BAND

Mondays at 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Fee: £8.00 per session. (payable a term in advance)

Group Leader: Katie Hawcutt

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. Trombones particularly welcome.

ESM CONCERT BAND

Wednesday at 7:45pm - 9:00pm

Fee: £6.00 per session. (payable a term in advance)

Group Leader: James Topp

Aimed at all wind and brass players above grade 4.

FLUTE CHOIR

Thursdays at 7.15 - 8.15pm

Fee: £6.00 per session. (payable a term in advance)

Group Leader: Jonathan Woodhouse

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.

RECORDER CONSORT

Tuesdays at  8 - 9.30pm

Fee: £8.00 per session (payable a term in advance)

Group Leader: Andy Watts

Autumn Term Dates 2018: September 11th,25th; October 9th, 23rd; November 6th, 20th.

Spring Term 2019: January 8th, 22nd; February 5th, 19th; March 5th, 19th.

Summer Term 2019: April 30th; May 14th, 28th' June 11th, 25th; July 9th.

ADULT WIND BAND

Fridays at 1-2pm

Fee: £6.00 per session (payable a term in advance)

Group Leader: Sue Sneath

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.

THE DOODLE BAND

Saturdays 2-4pm

Group Leader: Sue Sneath

Fee per session: £7.00 per person. If children are accompanied by an adult, one adult goes free (payable a term in advance) Come and experience the wonderful sound of the DooD, an instrument which looks like a recorder but sounds more like a clarinet. All abilties welcome, no experience necessary. Suitable for ages 5 upwards.

DooDs can be supplied.

Autumn Term rehearsals 2018: 8th September, 6th October, 10th November, 1st December

Spring Term rehearsals 2019: 5th January; 2nd February; 2nd March; 6th April.

Summer Term rehearsal: 4th May; 1st June; 6th July.

OPENING HOURS

 

Monday-Friday 10:00am - Various

Saturday-Sunday Various

The school is normally open from 10am during the term times and remains open up until 10pm dependant upon activities and classes. We run reduced hours during the school holidays. 

 

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ADDRESS

 

The Elgar School of Music

16-21 Deansway

Worcester

WR1 2ES

e. enquiries@elgarschoolofmusic.org.uk

t. 01905 28613

President: Julian Lloyd Webber

Chairman of the Governors: Christopher Allsop

CEO Kate Fawcett

  Head of School: Noriko Tsuzaki

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