Until such time that face-to-face teaching can resume, 10 virtual ensembles will be on offer. These will include String, Wind and Big Band ensembles, as well as a contemporary Keyboard group and two choirs. Open to any student in the county who sings or plays an instrument to the required minimum grade level, these opportunities extend the West Sussex Music offering to those who may not have previously been able to access a Music Centre; bringing together Music Centre members and non-Music Centre members, alike.
Virtual Ensembles will run for 10 weeks. beginning with an introductory session for students and their parents or carers on Saturday 19th, Monday 21st or Thursday 24th September, Membership subscription is £60 for one ensemble and £100 for two. Sessions will be led and conducted by West Sussex Music’s experienced musicians, teachers and performers.
|Virtual Music Centre Ensembles||Rehearsal Details|
|West Sussex Junior Wind Orchestra (grade 1-3)||Saturday, 9.00-9.45am|
|West Sussex Training Wind Orchestra (grade 4-5)||Saturday 10.15-11.00am|
|West Sussex Youth Wind Orchestra (grade 6 and above)||Saturday 10.00-11.00am|
|West Sussex Youth Big Band (grade 7 and above)||Thursday, 7.00-8.00pm|
|West Sussex Junior String Orchestra (grade 1-3)||Saturday, 9.00-9.45am|
|West Sussex Training String Orchestra (grade 4-5)||Saturday, 10.15-11.00am|
|West Sussex Youth Orchestra (grade 6 and above)||
Saturday, 10.00-11.00am (strings only) &
|West Sussex Young Voices (Years 5-8)||Saturday, 11.15am-12.00pm|
|West Sussex Youth Choir (Year 9 and above)||Saturday, 1.00-2.00pm|
|West Sussex Keyboard Orchestra (prep - grade 5)||Saturday, 10.15-11.00am|
Click here for Virtual Music Centre Session dates as a printable PDF.
Membership subscription per pupil:
One activity £60.00 per term
Two activities £100.00 per term
There is a 50% reduction to this subscription for those starting after hard-term break.
West Sussex Music
The College of Richard Collyer
West Sussex, RH12 2EJ
A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales
Company number: 8524556 | Charity number: 1152703
Tel: 08452 082 182