Bands, Orchestras and Theory Groups

Orchestras

Orchestras

Kingston Training Orchestra

  • level: suitable for pre-grade 1 up to grade 2 experienced players
  • instruments: for strings and acoustic guitar
  • time: Tuesdays 5:15 to 6:15pm
  • location: Kingston Music Centre

The Kingston Training String Orchestra is a fun beginner's orchestra. It is made up of violins, violas, cellos, double basses, guitars, ukuleles. The orchestra rehearses for an hour every week and like to play classical music and TV themes.

Kingston Youth Wind Orchestra

  • level: suitable for grade 2 up to grade 5 experienced players
  • instruments: for wind, brass
  • time: Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:30pm
  • location: Kingston Music Centre

The Kingston Youth Wind Orchestra is a fun intermediate orchestra. It is made up of recorders, flutes, clarinets, oboes and trumpets. The orchestra rehearses for an hour and a half every week and like to play classical music and TV themes.


Kingston Youth String Orchestra

  • level: suitable for grade 2 up to grade 5 experienced players
  • instruments: for strings, wind, brass, and percussion instruments
  • time: Tuesdays 6:30 to 8:00pm
  • location: Kingston Music Centre

The Kingston Youth Orchestra (KYO) is our advanced orchestra for players of grade four to eight standard. The group rehearse weekly during term time and like to play demanding and varied repertoire.  As well as classical pieces, they also like to perform a lot of film music and have most recently enjoyed working on some of the fantastic repertoire highlighted by the BBC Ten Pieces Project.


Kingston String Sinfonia

  • level: advanced from grade 5 up to grade 8+
  • instruments: for strings
  • time: Saturdays 9:05 to 10:35am
  • location: Coombe Music Centre

The Kingston String Sinfonia (KSS) is for advanced string players who are looking for a varied playing experience involving smaller chamber groups. 

How to join any of our groups 

To apply for a place in one of our orchestras, please complete our online application form. Once we have received your application we will contact you with further information, including how you can pay.

Last Modified: 30/07/2021 14:21:55