Strings 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. 

 String Groups  






Double Bass

Classical Guitar

Acoustic Guitar

Electric Guitar





STRING ENSEMBLE - re-starting Monday 17th May

Mondays (fortnightly) 10.30am - 12.00pm

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

Group Leader: Corinne Frost

If you are an adult and competent string player, why not join our string chamber programme. There are opportunities for smaller chamber ensembles for all standards.

VIOL CONSORTS - re-starting Monday 17th May

Mondays 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Group Leader: Claire Horacek

Fee: £10.50 per hour (payable a term in advance) minimum of 3 in a group

Enjoy learning the viola da gamba and perform a variety of early music in a small chamber group. Instruments can be provided.

BAROQUE ENSEMBLE - re-starting on Monday 17th May

Mondays 3.30pm - 5.00pm

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

Group Leader: Claire Horacek

The Elgar Baroque Orchestra provides a unique opportunity for advanced players (approximately Grade 7 above) to perform works from the Renaissance, Restoration, Baroque and Early Classical Periods.