Strings

The basis of a symphony orchestra is a string section. A string ensemble is the best way to learn how to play together.

Junior String Ensemble

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The String Ensemble is vibrant and friendly giving players their first experience of ensemble playing. They rehearse on a Monday evening from 5.15pm to 6.00pm.  The ensemble is aimed at beginners who have been playing their instrument for at least one term. As well as studying a range of music, we develop reading skills and performance skills. Repertoire will improve and build on 1st, 2nd and 3rd fingers (4th fingers for cellists)

Location Claremont Centre, Claremont Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7DZ
Time Monday 5:15 - 6:00pm
Level Playing instrument for at least one term
Subscription Fee £39.00 per term per band
Instruments Strings
Material Covered Broad, diverse range of music of all genres.
Conductor Jane Brammall


 

Intermediate String Orchestra

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Our beginner/intermediate string orchestra runs on a Friday evening from 6.30pm to 8.00pm. Players gain experience and have the incentive of moving up to our Youth String Orchestra. It is suitable for string players of Grade 2 and above, to join just come and try it out!

Location Claremont Centre, Claremont Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7DZ
Time Friday 6:30 - 8:00pm
Level Approximately Grade 2 and above
Subscription Fee £66.00 per term per band
Instruments Strings
Material Covered Broad range ! Pop, Rock, Classical, Jazz, Musicals, and more...
Conductor Frances Tabone


 

Youth Strings Orchestra

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This is our higher level dedicated string orchestra. It is fed by players from our intermediate strings orchestra and those who pass an audition.  It runs on a Friday evening from 5.15pm to 6.15pm.

Location Claremont Centre, Claremont Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7DZ
Time Friday 5:15 - 6:15pm
Level Grade 4 +
Subscription Fee £66.00 per term per band
Instruments Strings
Material Covered Broad range ! Pop, Rock, Classical, Jazz, Musicals, and more...
Conductor Robert Guy


 

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For more information please contact our Trafford Music Service office on 0161 911 8659/8660 or email music.service@trafford.gov.uk