We have some great opportunities for young string players (violin and cello) to join an ensemble on Saturday Morning at Varndean school.
STRING GROUP at 10.00am: for children in year 2 in their first term of learning (you can join after only 3 instrumental lessons). The session will focus on extended musical activities such as listening, composing and improvising.
STRING ENSEMBLE at 9.00am: for children in years 3 and 4 who have been learning for a year and approaching grade 1 standard. More complex parts will be played and they will also further develop improvisation and composition skills.
SATURDAY STRINGS ORCHESTRA at 11.15 am: grade 2 to 3 standard. Players will develop sight reading skills and learn how to follow a conductor and recognise different styles of music. There will also be sectionals work with specialist tutors.