Meet the Tutors
Lisa de Simone
Lisa studied violin in Italy gaining a MMus at the Conservatoire of Music in Parma and attended an academic Post graduate Chamber Music Master in Sacile (Pordenone) - at "Serenissima Academy" - under the guidance of Maestro Luca Simoncini. Lisa teaches violin in a wide range of settings, from beginner up to advanced level. She is Curriculum Lead for Strings in Brighton & Hove and teaches in several; ensembles across the service.
Why get involved?
Play Well-known tunes
You will have the opportunity to play a selection of well-known tunes suited to the ensemble genre.
By playing in an ensemble you have the opportunity to take part in concerts and events throughout the year, earning vital performance experience.
Making Music with Others
Making music is a fun and sociable activity. Joining a Music Centre activity gives you the chance to meet, play and perform with other like-minded musicians.
Virtual Music Centre
As part of your membership you can take part in our online activities under the Virtual Music Centre. This includes Beginner, Intermediate and Grade V Theory.
How to Apply
Terms and Conditions
Please read our Terms and Conditions before applying for your child
Pupils can apply at any time if they know which Ensemble they wish to join.
If there is not space for a new member to join straight away, the student will be placed on waiting list.
Once space is available, a member of the Create Music team will be in touch with all the relevant details you need.
Sign up for Junior String Orchestra
Brighton & East Sussex String Ensemble
An advanced ensemble for exceptional string players performing at grade 6 standard and above.