From Tasters to Beginners through to Juniors and Chamber Strings, these sessions range from fun and funky to traditional and classical for all ages and abilities.

Taster Strings

Tutor: Rachel Whawell
Saturdays 9.00am – 9.20am

The perfect opportunity to come along and try out playing a string instrument! Young players can then move on to Rhythm ‘n Bows (see below) when they’re ready.

Beginner Strings – Rhythm ‘N’ Bows

Confidence is built from the start with rhythm games, movement and innovative string teaching.

Tutor: Rachel Whawell                                                             
For beginners
Saturday 9.20am – 10.15am

  • Our very youngest violinists have a chance to develop their technique and musicality in a relaxed but stimulating setting.
  • Players learn basic rhythms, open strings and finger-work to a fun and challenging repertoire.

Junior Strings – Funky Strings

Introducing playing in parts and concepts of ensemble work to our young players.

Tutor: Rachel Whawell
Pre Grade 1 to Grade 3
Saturdays 10.15am – 11.45am

  • Players gain much experience through a wide range of fun repertoire, learning about dynamics, technique and general performance as an ensemble.

Chamber Strings

Tutor: John Parsons
Grades 3 to 8
Saturdays 10.15am – 12.00pm

  • Playing in four or more parts.
  • Progressing to advanced performance through developing techniques.
  • Recent performances include Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’.

Interested in joining?

We are always welcoming new members to our groups. If your child is interested in joining us, please get in touch.