Kingswood Development Centre
The Kingswood Development Centre is one of two development centres which meet on Saturday mornings and provide the ideal way to begin ensemble music making with other players of a similar age and standard.
|Head of Centre:||Pete Glover HND – Music Performance|
|Location:||King’s Oak Academy, Brook Road, Warmley. BS15 4JT|
|Time:||All groups rehearse from 9.30am-12 except for Junior & Senior Guitars which rehearse 9.30-11.00;|
|and Open Strings & Ukuleles which rehearse from 10.30-12.00am (including a break for tuck shop).|
|Rehearsal dates this year:|| Autumn
December 1,8 (Concert)
July 6 ( Concert)
CONCERTS AND EVENTS
October 18th – Film Music Day
December 1st and 2nd Music for Youth in Bath
December 7th – Concert visit to St Georges
December 8th – All Centres – Concerts
December 14th – 16th – TBC Community Carolling
March 11th Ignite Festival starts
March 12th Concert for Chipping Sodbury Music Society – Various Ensembles
July 6th Little Stoke and Kingswood concerts
July 13 – 14 , 17 Tour rehearsals
July 19 – 23 Music Tour
|How to join:||Joining a music centre is easy! Phone ( 01454 863147) or e mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) to let us know that your child is interested in attending. We will tell the Head of Centre to expect you. We are convinced that your child will enjoy the experience but if they do not then you do not have to pay anything! If your child wishes to continue then the fee for ten weeks will be payable. Please bring the registration form with you for the first session so that we have all emergency contact details.|
|Cost:||£62 per double term
£31 Open Strings, First Blow, Ukuleles and GuitarsNo charge will be made if you are in receipt of income support, free schools meals or maximum tax credit. Evidence of exemption will be required. All centres meet for 30 rehearsals in the school year. Charges are made three times a year. Sibling reductions apply.
Click here to find out how to pay your fees online.
Cheques made payable to South Gloucestershire Council
Transfer to Senior Centre
Click here for details of how you might transfer to the Senior Centre.
The Artistry in Strings Programme
For beginner strings who have been learning for a term.
Once players begin to work towards Grade 1 as they progress to a slightly more advanced group.
The Bridge String Orchestra
Members of this orchestra have an ability range of Grade 3-4 standard.
An opportunity for guitarists to play in an ensemble, plus a ukelele group.
The Artistry in Winds and Percussion Programme
For beginner players who have been learning for a term
Once players begin to work towards Grade 1 they progress to a slightly more advanced group
Members of this ensemble have an ability range of Grade 3-4 standard