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 music@bathnes.gov.uk

Venue:

Bath, Keynsham and Midsomer Norton

Rehearsals:

Term time sessions (see calendar for individual centres)

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Senior Choir Centre (Cantilena)

 

 

The Senior Choir, Cantilena, rehearses at St Keyna Primary School, Keynsham, Bristol.

Venue:

St Keyna Primary School, Monmouth Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2JP

Rehearsals:

Tuesdays, 7pm-9pm

Contact

Tel: 01225 395388
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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.

Venue:


Rehearsals:

 

 

Contact

Tel: 01225 395388
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Wellsway Academy of Music (WAM)

Training Wind Band, Training String Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble.

 

Venue:

Wellsway School, Chandag Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1PH

Rehearsals:

Keynsham Music Centre,  Tuesdays 4.30pm-6.30pm

Cantilena Youth Choir, Tuesdays 7pm-9pm

Contact

Tel: 01225 395388
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Orchestral Centre

String players performing at the Forum in BathTraining String Ensemble, Intermediate String Ensemble, Schools Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) and new Intermediate Orchestra coming soon

Venue:

The West Wing, Hayesfield Upper School,

Bath, BA2 3LA

Rehearsals:

Junior Strings and Intermediate Strings and Orchestra, Wednesdays 5pm-7pm

Schools' Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO),  Wednesdays 7pm-9.15pm

Contact

Tel: 01225 395388
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Mendip Music Centre

Acoustic guitars perform at the Roper Theatre, BathTraining Wind Band, Intermediate Wind Band, Training String Ensemble, Intermediate String Ensemble, Choir, Guitar Ensembles

Venue:

Midsomer Norton Primary School, High Street, Radstock

Rehearsals:

Thursdays 4.30pm-6.30pm

Contact

Tel: 01225 395388
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Saturday Centre

Young brass player, training bandTraining  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.

 

Venue:

The West Wing, Hayesfield Upper School, Bath, BA2 3LA

Rehearsals:

Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm

Contact

Tel: 01225 395388
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Music Centre staff are employed by BANES Music Service. All tutors have a current DBS check certificate and work within the statutory guidelines set out by the local authority. The Music Service can offer quality assurance through its programme of continual professional development and monitoring for all staff.