What You Will Learn  

Young people in Years 4 and above can begin to learn the French Horn in school. In the first term they will learn how to hold the instrument correctly, how to vibrate or ‘buzz’ their lips to create sounds and breathing techniques. Pupils will also begin to learn a piece of work by Mozart and learn to play a piece from John Williams’ epic Star Wars film score. 

Make a good sound 

Making music is a fun and sociable activity and after just a few weeks you will be ready to make music with others. Brass, percussion and woodwind players may also be interested in joining our Adult Concert Band that meets weekly in Brighton.

Play well-known tunes 

When you havelearnt just a few notes, you will be able to play a selection of tunes in different musical styles. 

Learn to read musical notation 

As you learn to play different tunes, you will also be introduced to musical notation. As you become more confident reading music, a whole world of musical opportunities will open up! 

Make music with others

Making music is a fun and sociable activity. After just a few weeks you will be able to make music with others – in your lessons, with friends or at one of our Music Centres.