Manygates Music Centre

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 At Manygates Music Centre we strive to enjoy our music making in a happy friendly and cooperative environment. The Music Centre runs 10 musical groups, of different standards, which are listed below. We rehearse every Saturday morning between 9am and 12 noon in term time at the Manygates Centre and hold several concerts each year. The great pleasure of performing music with others is our shared aim!

The cost of attending Music Centre and WMS Ensembles is only £40 per term and we always look forward to welcoming new young musicians! Please come and visit us at any time or take part in a free taster session.

Steve Wood   (Head of Manygates Music Centre) 

Please note that Due to the pandemic all groups are currently online as part of our Virtual Music Centre initially at no cost. Details just below.

Groups that run from 9.00am

  • Junior Strings – Directed by Madeleine Bentley
  • Junior Wind Band  – Directed by Lucy Fowler & Neil Scott
  • Brass Group – Directed by Steve Wood

 Groups that run from 10.00am

  • Senior Strings  – Directed by Madeleine Bentley
  • Senior Wind Band – Directed by Steve Wood & Lucy Fowler
  • Senior Guitars –  Directed by Rob Dickenson
  • Beat It! (Percussion Group) – Directed Neil Scott

 Groups that run from 11.00am

  • Junior Guitars  – Directed by Rob Dickenson
  • Jazz Orchestra – Directed by Steve Wood & Madeleine Bentley
  • Rock Band – Directed by Neil Scott

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Please note that Music Centres only run in term time and not on the first Saturday of a school holiday (except for October half term)