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  

 Instruments  

Violin

Viola

Cello

Violoncello

Double Bass

Classical Guitar

Acoustic Guitar

Electric Guitar

Ukulele

Banjo

Mandolin

Harp

STRING ENSEMBLE - re-starting Monday 13th September

Mondays (fortnightly) 10.30am - 12.00pm

13th September

27th September
11th October
1st November
15th November
29th November
6th December

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 6th September

Mondays 1.00pm - 3.00pm (Weekly) Not 11th October

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 6th September

Mondays 3.30pm - 5.00pm

6th September

20th September

4th October

18th October

1st November

15th November

29th November

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.