Meet the Tutors
Violin & Viola Teacher
Stephen has worked with professional orchestras in the UK and abroad, in addition to working with chamber ensembles and in film and TV. He has worked with Create Music (formerly East Sussex Music) since 2000 and teaches violin and viola to children aged 5 to 18, in schools in the Lewes area, and in several ensembles across the service.
Daphne Studied Cello at Trinity College of Music and then completed her PGCE for instrumental teaching before joining Create Music (formerly East Sussex Music). Outside of work, she plays with the Delphinus String Trio and performs in concerts with the Sussex Strings Orchestra.
Keyboard, Piano, Violin & Cello
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.
Earn a Digital Badge
Being a dedicated member of an ensemble gives you transferrable skills. If you are age 14 and above you have the opportunity to earn three digital badges to showcase your new skills on your CV.
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.
Once space is available, a member of the Create Music team will be in touch with all the relevant details you need.
If there is not space for a new member to join straight away, the student will be placed on waiting list.
Sign up for YOUTH STRING ORCHESTRA
Brighton & Hove Youth String Orchestra
MUSIC CENTRE: A junior ensemble for grade 3 - 5 string students.
Create Music Youth String Ensemble
MUSIC CENTRE: An advanced ensemble for exceptional string players performing at grade 7 standard and above.