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Music Centres & Ensembles
Wirral Schools' Music Service runs two Saturday morning music centres which are open to all young musicians.  Music Centres are aimed at children and young people who are beginners on their instruments and have learned to play 5 notes, through to children playing at Grade 2/3 standard.
The Music Service also runs a number of follow-on ensembles.  Our instrumental ensembles are aimed at young musicians playing above Grade 3 standard.  Our choir, Sounds!Central Young Voices, is for young musicians of all abilities.
All young musicians are welcome at our music centres and ensembles.  Children and young people who learn with Wirral Schools' Music Service through their school can access ensembles free of charge.  For all other young musicians, membership charges apply.
Please use the links on the left hand side for detailed information about each of our centres and ensembles.
The current letter and form for music service and ensemble membership can be found here.
Our ensembles can be hired for concerts and events - click here for our booking form.

Progression Routes: Music Centres and Ensembles

The Music Centres and Ensembles run by Wirral Schools' Music Service are part of our planned progression routes for children and young people.
Saturday Morning Music Centres
Saturday morning music centres are for everyone, even if you've just started playing your instrument.  Our centres have beginner groups for strings, brass and woodwind, junior ensembles, a choir and theory tuition.
North Wirral Centre for Young Musicians                                      South Wirral Centre for Young Musicians
Every Saturday in term time 9.30am - 12 noon                         Every Saturday in term time 9.30am - 12 noon
             @ Wallasey School                                                                @ Wirral Grammar School for Girls  
When you have passed your Grade 3 exam (or you can play to Grade 3 standard) you can come to our intermediate ensembles.  The groups perform in concerts across Wirral, compete in national competitions and even tour around the world! 
Wirral Schools' Big Band                                      Wirral Schools' Brass Band 
    Every Tuesday in term time 7pm - 9pm                 Every Monday in term time 7pm - 9.30pm
@ Joseph Paxton Campus                                  @ Joseph Paxton Campus 
Wirral Schools' Concert Band                                 Wirral Schools' Orchestra      
Every Saturday in term time 9.30 - 12 noon           Every Friday in term time 7pm - 9.15pm
@ Joseph Paxton Campus                                  @ Joseph Paxton Campus
Sounds!Central Young Voices Choir
Every Thursday in term time 6.30pm - 8pm
@ Joseph Paxton Campus
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