Why get involved?

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Play Well-known tunes

You will have the opportunity to play a selection of well-known tunes suited to the ensemble genre. 

Performance Opportunities

By playing in an ensemble you have the opportunity to take part in concerts and events throughout the year, earning vital performance experience. 

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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. 

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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. 

Meet the Tutor

Jennifer Benwell

Jenny studied Violin and Piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She works with Primary and Secondary-age students in East Sussex schools, and enjoys exploring different genres of music on the violin.

Graham Coldwell

Graham Coldwell

Violin Teacher

Graham studied at the London College of Music followed by a postgraduate course at the National Centre for Orchestral Studies. He teaches Violin, viola, piano and keyboard. Graham conducts HAYSO and can regularly be seen playing professionally in orchestras for opera, choral societies and musicals in the local area.