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 Piano & Keyboard 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. 






Piano Accordion



Sundays 4.00pm - 5.30pm (c. monthly)

Group Leader: Dan James

Fee per session: £9 (payable a term in advance)


Summer 2024: 14th April | 12th May | 2nd June | 14th July |

An established group at the Elgar School of Music, the Folk Group perform at regular events throughout the year. Already having an existing repertoire of over 50 pieces, they also combine with dance groups for workshops.


Mondays 3.30pm - 5.00pm (c. fortnightly)

Group Leader: Claire Horacek

Fee: £9 per session (payable a term in advance)

Summer 2024: 22nd April | 13th May | 20th May | 10th June | 24th June | 8th July |

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


Mondays 7.45pm - 9.00pm (weekly, excluding Bank Holidays)

Group Leader: Matt Green

Fee: £9 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. 

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