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

ADULT STRING ENSEMBLE 

Mondays: 10.30am - 12.00pm (fortnightly)

Group Leader: Julian Robinson

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

Summer term 2022: 23rd May | 13th June | 27th June | 11th July

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.

VIOLS CONSORT

Mondays: 1.00pm - 3.00pm (weekly)

Group Leader: Claire Horacek

Fee: £10.50 per hour (payable a term in advance) 

 

Date changes in Summer 2022: Tuesday 7th June (not Monday 6th June)

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

BAROQUE ENSEMBLE

Mondays 3.30pm - 5.00pm (c. fortnightly)

Group Leader: Claire Horacek

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

Summer 2022: 2nd May | 16th May | 23rd May | 13th June | 27th June | 11th 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.