Essex Music Service runs a network of music schools throughout the County where young musicians of any experience can play together in bands, music groups and sing in choirs.

Date: Wednesday (term time only)
Time: 5:15pm – 7:30pm (term-time only)
Location: Wickford County Junior School, Market Road, Wickford, SS12 0AG


1-2-1 lessons on offer:

Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Guitar, Drums and Voice

However, if you are interested in learning a different instrument not listed above, please contact us directly as we are able to increase our provision.

Kaleidoscope Band – 5:45pm – 6:30pm

Led by Matthew Wallace  this lively and fun band plays jazz, pop and big band music and provides opportunities to have a go at improvising. The band rehearse weekly in a relaxed atmosphere and aim to perform regularly. All instruments welcome from grade 1 to grade 6 and beyond! Mathew has been playing in ensembles and live bands since an early age and has many years experience directing both professional and school groups.

Vocal acrobats – 7pm – 7.30pm

For any vocalist of any age and ability, come on a journey and explore a range of different styles, genres, develop your  skills and participate in a range of performance opportunities. Led by Alexandra Haider


  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Vocal
  • Classical


  • 1-2-1 Tuition
  • Drums
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Brass
  • Keyboards
  • Music groups
  • Vocal

Music groups offered

  • Kaleidoscope band
  • Vocal acrobats
  • Instrumental
MATTHEW WALLACE Teacher in Charge
07808 254835