Ensembles and Music Centres
B&NES Music Service Ensembles run during term time only, on selected dates, and perform regularly throughout the year (view the calendars by clicking on the links below or refine your search above).
If you would like to try out an ensemble, all you need to do is come along and report to a member of staff. Quote BMS50 on your application form to enjoy up to 50% off your first term’s fees!
We are now accepting applications for Autumn 2017. Please fill out the form in this link Application Form Senior Centres Sep 2017 and return it to B&NES Music Hub, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JG.
The Senior Ensembles (Brass Tacks, Schools Philharmonic Orchestra, Cantilena & Senior Wind Band) will require an audition, which will take place in the second week of September (TBC). You can find more information about these auditions on the form.
If you would like further information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bath, Keynsham and Midsomer Norton
Term time sessions (see calendar for individual centres)
Senior Choir Centre (Cantilena)
The Senior Choir, Cantilena, rehearses at St Keyna Primary School, Keynsham, Bristol.
St Keyna Primary School, Monmouth Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2JP
Rock Band Academy
The Rock Band Academy offers a new and exciting way of learning about and playing contemporary music through rock instruments provided at the centre. At this new and innovative centre, students are offered a number of different learning opportunities from weekly sessions specialising in one instrument or working as a band, to taster sessions catering for a variety of groups from corporate team building sessions to birthday parties. The possibilities are endless!
The centre is in the process of moving venue. *WATCH THIS SPACE* for information on the new venue and activity dates.
Wellsway Academy of Music (WAM)
Training Wind Band, Training String Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble.
Wellsway School, Chandag Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1PH
Keynsham Music Centre, Tuesdays 4.30pm-6.30pm
Cantilena Youth Choir, Tuesdays 7pm-9pm
Training String Ensemble, Intermediate String Ensemble, Schools Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) and new Intermediate Orchestra coming soon
The West Wing, Hayesfield Upper School,
Bath, BA2 3LA
Junior Strings and Intermediate Strings and Orchestra, Wednesdays 5pm-7pm
Schools' Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO), Wednesdays 7pm-9.15pm
Mendip Music Centre
Training Wind Band, Intermediate Wind Band, Training String Ensemble, Intermediate String Ensemble, Choir, Guitar Ensembles
Midsomer Norton Primary School, High Street, Radstock
Training Band, Intermediate Band, Senior Wind Band (SWB), Senior Brass Band (Brass Tacks), Intermediate Brass Band, Flute Ensemble (Flutes Galore), Saxophone Ensemble (Saxation), Clarinet Ensemble (Incantation), Acoustic Guitar Ensemble, Electric Guitar Ensemble, Music Time KS1 groups.
The West Wing, Hayesfield Upper School, Bath, BA2 3LA