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Coventry String Orchestra

Description

The String Orchestra is a friendly and ambitious ensemble for string players (violin, viola, cello or double bass).  

Members are drawn from a range of primary and secondary schools in the city, and are at levels from grade 2 to grade 6.

Repertoire is varied, from Baroque favourites to Classical and Romantic pieces and including some film music and other arrangements. It’s a great ensemble to join to improve your sight-reading, as well as develop your ensemble skills and we play regular live concerts both as a group and as part of the larger Coventry Music concert series.

If you are interested in joining this group please register your interest online here.

Coventry Music String Orchestra rehearsing at Canal Basin

 

 

Age range

Age 9+

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Fretworks Guitar group

Description

Guitar students learn to improvise and compose as well as performing and listening critically to a variety of genres. They learn something of the history of the instrument and the music they are playing, and are given opportunities to perform at regular concerts in prestigious venues such as the Belgrade Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre and Coventry Cathedral.

This group is also a great opportunity to learn other fretted instruments such as mandolin, ukulele and bass guitar, and progress their learning to a higher level.

Our guitar groups will get the opportunity to perform at live venues and will come together to perform twice a year at our showcase events.

Watch us in action here: video 1, video 2, video 3

See our promo videos for online meetings here: 

Spring Term - https://youtu.be/M-aJ13r2Z6c

Autumn Term - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4VaMdEtDyI

If you are interested in joining this group please register your interest online here.

Age range

7+

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Live on Stage

Description

Allowing young musicians to form Rock Bands, develop song writing skills, learn about the music industry and take part in live performances.  

Full course details can be found here

Courses run from September until July. Applications open in the summer, so watch this space. 

If you would like to register your interest for the next available course please contact us at music@coventry.gov.uk or register your interest online here.

We currently need a bass player with grade 1 ability and and a singer who have a passion for indie-rock to join one of our bands

Age range

11-18

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