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 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

Ukulele

Banjo

Mandolin

ADULT STRING ENSEMBLE 

Mondays: 10.30am - 12.30pm (fortnightly)

Group Leader: Julian Robinson

Fee: £11.00 per session (payable a term in advance)

Spring 2024: 

5th February | 19th February | 26th February | 11th March | 18th March

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) 

Monday 1st May, then weekly from Monday 15th May - Monday 3rd July 2023

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)

Spring 2024:

29th January | 5th February | 19th February | 11th March |  

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.

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