Hastings Music Centre

Join us for some great activities on 

Wednesday evenings 

Friday evenings 

Saturday mornings at St Richard's Catholic College.

The proposed 5-session courses during Summer Term 2021, will be charged at 50% of the termly fee.

Hastings Area Youth
String Orchestra

Saturdays

9.30am - 11.15am

Grade 5 +

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This orchestra offers string, woodwind, brass and percussion players from secondary school and colleges an opportunity to rehearse and perform works of the symphony orchestra repertoire and receive specialist coaching.

Jazz & Funk Band

Saturday

9.30am - 10.15am

Grade 3 +

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Open to brass, woodwind, string, bass players, jazz pianists, electric violinists, electric bass, drum-kit and guitarists. This new ensemble follows on from the Wind Band providing more challenging repertoire. Develop improvisation skills, learn more about jazz harmony and work together on jazz & funk classics.

Junior String Orchestra

Saturday

9.30am - 10.15am

Grade 1 - 2

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This string orchestra is ideal for players of grade 1 to 2 level and aims to challenge intermediate students in preparation for the more advanced Youth String orchestra at a later stage.

Rock & Pop

Saturday

9.30am - 10.15am

Grade 2+

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This activity is suitable for electric guitarists, drummers, vocalists, bass players, keyboard players and other instruments. Students will learn a range of styles including rock, pop, funk and soul. 

String Group

Saturday

10.30am - 11.15am

Beginner - Grade 1

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For young string players beginning their musical journey. This group is ideal for musicians who have had a couple of terms lessons through to grade 1. A great introduction to ensemble playing through fun and creative sessions

Hastings Youth
String Orchestra

Saturday

9.30am - 11.15am

Beginner - Grade 3+

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A great chance to experience playing in an orchestra which enjoys playing a wide range of string orchestra repertoire in different styles from Baroque to contemporary.