Join us in the Summer Holiday for a feast of music-making!

There is something for everyone and every ability offered at various venues in Essex

Here are some of the highlights:-

Discover Jazz – a chance to learn about Jazz from expert tutor, Martin Hathaway. This full day workshop at Brentwood Theatre will give your child a taster of Jazz styles and introduce them to improvising with others. (Cost *£25.00)

Explore Bands – an exciting 3-day course for singers, drummers, guitarists and keyboard players aged 11 – 16 years, with one of our most dynamic tutors, Nicola Collis!  This course will involve learning covers, developing own songs and performing in a mini-rock concert at the end of the course! 9th -11th August in Chelmsford. (Cost *£75.00)

Jazz Summer School – this is a residential course at Writtle College, where students can immerse themselves in Jazz.  They will be formed into Bands (based on ability), learn to read jazz charts, play by ear and develop improvisation skills.  Grades 2 -8 welcome, any instrument or voice! Although this course is residential, players can attend non-residentially, if they are local. The course will run from 14th – 16th August. (Cost *£140.00)

Play in an orchestra – for any player Grade 4 – 8.  This 3-day course will give them the chance to play in a full symphony orchestra – music includes Carmen Suites and Malcolm Arnold Little Suites 1 and 2 (which are full of film music flavours).  Those who attend the course will be invited to play with the orchestra at Saffron Hall on 12th August.  The course will be at New Hall School, The Avenue, Boreham, Chelmsford CM3 3HS on 1st – 3rd August. (Cost *£60.00)

Weekly Music Clubs for Pre-school and Primary aged children – these sessions which are being run in both Basildon and Colchester offer 1-hour a week of fun musical activities. This is a great introduction to music! (*£15.00 for 3 weeks of sessions)

SEND Music Club – these morning workshops, are running in Colchester, Braintree and Loughton. Our Special needs music specialist will introduce the young people to accessible music making in a relaxed and friendly environment. (Half-day workshops are *£15.00)

In addition, students can brush up on theory or tech with weekly classes online! (£20.00 for 4 week courses)

What are the prices?

Costs are from £15 with *discounts available to anyone with a Tuition Discount for those children from low-income families, disadvantaged backgrounds and Looked After Children.

To find out more on each course, simply open and scroll through our Summer Programme 2022 brochure


Any questions, or problems booking online, please contact us on 0333 013 8953, or through