Ensembles and Choirs in School

One of the aspirations on the National Plan for Music Education is that every school should aspire to having a choir, an orchestra or large scale ensemble. In support of this SGMH offers:

  • Provision of ensembles for groups of students who come together regularly to create music
  • Ensembles support instrumental tuition and provide other ways for students to make music
  • Ensembles can take place during the school day or after school
  • Ensembles can range from, small groups to larger orchestras, choirs and bands of all styles of music
  • Ensembles can vary in duration from 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • A Music Teacher who will lead the group once a week or as agreed by the school
  • If the ensemble needs to have music especially arranged/adapted a charge will be made
  • Planning and delivery in collaboration with the school
  • Advice and information to meet the school’s needs
  • We can also assist by offering musical expertise in preparation for concerts, musical theatre, judging and adjudicating music competitions and events.
  • To provide suitable spaces for each activity being delivered
  • To ensure that the students attend regularly, following up any continued absences
  • To ensure regular planning and evaluation sessions take place with the music leader
  • To provide performance opportunities throughout the year.
  • Prices start from £43 an hour.  The fee will be negotiated when requirements are known