Music Centre meets every Saturday during term time

Early Days Recorders

Tutor: Paul Hunter
Ages 5 to 7
10.15am – 11.45am

  • Understanding pitch, pulse & rhythm
  • Learning reading skills
  • Playing simple percussion

Junior Recorders

Tutor: Jenny AconsJunior Recorders
Ages 7 to 10
9.00am – 10.15am

  • Becoming more fluent and playing smoothly
  • Learning new notes and playing in new keys
  • Learning to play in 2 parts – listening and counting
  • Learning to sight-read
  • Playing mostly well-known tunes, ragtime and traditional melodies
  • Singing and playing rounds
  • Experimenting with percussion, such as chime bars, to accompany recorders

Senior Recorders

Tutor: Christopher Dixon
Ages 14 upwards
9am – 10:15am

  • Developing new techniques for playing more difficult repertoire
  • Learning to hold a musical line
  • Extensive repertoire from baroque and classical pieces to modern arrangements of Scott Joplin and Lennon and McCartney
  • Playing the full range of recorders to a high standard
  • Developing confident musicianship in a friendly atmosphere