Free introductory visit to a music group/centre
Why not join over 600 musicians who have already joined one of our many music groups. GM run 16 weekly groups, orchestra and music centres. Join us at one of the groups below.
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Brookfield Music Centre (Gloucester and Cheltenham area): Sir Thomas Rich's School, Saturdays 09:30 – 12:30 Strings, woodwind and brass. Vocal and music theory.
Five Valleys Music Centre. (Stroud and surrounding area): Archway School, Stroud Saturdays 09:30 – 12:30 Strings, woodwind and brass, vocal and music theory.
Forest of Dean Area Wind Band Area band for adult and young musicians Saturdays 10:00- 12:00. Woodwind, brass and percussion. Lakers School.
Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra (grade 6+): Our top county ensemble for aspiring young jazz musicians. Wednesdays, 19:00 – 21:00 Cheltenham Bournside School
Gloucestershire Jazz Academy (grade 4+): Explore jazz and develop your improvisation skills. Wednesdays, 18:00 – 19:30 Cheltenham Bournside School
Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra (grade 7+): Our top youth orchestra covering great works and performing in great venues. Thursdays, 18:30 – 21:00 St. Peter’s High School
Gloucestershire Youth Sinfonia (grade 4+): Develop your orchestral skills with GYS. Tuesdays 19:00 – 21:00 Colwell Arts Centre
Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra (grade 5+): National Award winning Youth Wind Orchestra. Thursdays, 18:45 – 21:00 St. Peter’s High School
Something for adult musicians
Colwell Arts Orchestra: Explore the wonders of orchestral playing with this impressive orchestra of over 60 members. Wednesdays, 19:00 – 21:00 Colwell Arts Centre, Gloucester.
Gloucestershire Symphonic Wind Orchestra: Advanced adult wind band performing a wide range of repertoire. Mondays, 19:00 – 21:00 Colwell Arts Centre, Gloucester.
Five Valleys Adult Wind Band: Large wind band aimed at adult musicians grade 2+ Saturdays 09:30 – 11:30 Archway School, Stroud.
Lakeside Concert Band: Developing adult band for those taking their first steps into ensemble playing. Thursdays, 19:00 – 21:00 Lakeside School, Cheltenham. Colwell Arts Jazz Ensemble (grade 5+), an advanced jazz ensemble offering adult musicians a chance to perform a range of jazz styles and develop their improvisation. Wednesdays, 19:00 – 21:00 Bournside School Jazz2Go (grade 3+) offers adult musicians a chance to perform a range of jazz styles and develop their improvisation. Wednesdays, 19:00 – 21:00 Bournside School
Forest of Dean Area Wind Band: Area band For adult and young musicians Saturdays 10:00- 12:00. Woodwind, brass and percussion. Lakers School.