Strings

Music Centre meets every Saturday during term time

Taster Strings

Tutor: Rachel Whawell
9.00am – 9.30am

  • The perfect opportunity to come along and try out playing a string instrument!

Beginner Strings – Rhythm ‘n’ Bows

Tutor: Rachel Whawell
For beginners
9.45am – 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 fingerwork to a fun and challenging repertoire.
  • Confidence is built from the start with rhythm games, movement and innovative string teaching.

Junior Strings – Funky StringsFunky Strings

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

  • Introducing playing in parts and concepts of ensemble work to our young players.
  • 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
10.15am – 12.00pm

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