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Advanced Groups

Clarinet Choir

A popular and long-standing group with one of our experienced tutors. Parts suit each player and repertoire is diverse in style and challenge. Suitable for clarinettists Grade 5 and above.

Tutor: Sally Baldwin
Venue: A15
Time:   09:00

Adventurous Ukuleles

Suitable for those who already have experience of Ukulele or Guitar, participants will enjoy the popular repertoire carefully chosen and arranged by the group tutor.

Tutor: Tim Sparks
Venue: A12
Time:   09:00

Chamber Choir

This choir is for anyone wanting to delve into vocal technique and be challenged with more advanced choral repertoire. Ideal for anyone preparing for higher level grades to support aural training and musicianship.

Tutor: Sarah Williamson
Venue: Studio 2
Time:   09:00

Advanced Orchestra

Suitable for players Grades 6-8, led by an experienced orchestral professional this group will stretch and challenge participants with a diverse range of orchestral repertoire.

Tutor: Mark Concar
Venue: Studio 5
Time:   10:00

Jazz Improvisation

New to the programme for September 2021 this group gives members an opportunity to delve into the world of Jazz. For intermediate and advanced players, this group will initially focus on melodic improvisation.

Tutor: Kyran Matthews
Venue: Drama Studio
Time:   11:00

Synchronised Saxes

Delve deeper into the world of saxophone ensemble playing with this more advanced saxophone ensemble. An ever-popular group that has flourished over the years at MMC, with highly successful performances in many different venues and online.

Tutor: Kyran Matthews
Venue: Drama Studio
Time:   10:00

Advanced Wind Band

This popular and long-standing ensemble, taught by an experienced tutor, provides participants with a perfect balance of challenge and enjoyment with parts designed to suit individuals. Suitable for woodwind, brass and percussion players Grade 5 and above.

Tutor: Sue Whitham
Venue: Performance Hall
Time:   11:00

Advanced Strings

Playing technique and musicality will form the focus of this string sectional. Suitable for players Grade 6-8 participants will enjoy a diverse selection of string orchestra repertoire alongside delving into the detail of orchestral repertoire.

Tutor: Philip Rousiamanis
Venue: A18
Time:   11:00

Orchestral Percussion

Led by a tutor with extensive experience of working with professional orchestras, this percussion sectional will provide members with an insight into the diverse and exciting world of percussion. New to the programme in September 2021.

Tutor: Mark Concar
Venue: Studio 5
Time:   11:00

Piano Class

After a successful start online, this class continues to provide an opportunity for pianists to share their progress, gain performance experience and discover new repertoire. Led by a tutor who has extensive experience, is warm and welcoming, and who always draws out the best in pupils. If you play the piano this group is really not to be missed!

Tutor: Martyn Parkes
Venue: Studio 3
Time:   11:00

Big Band

This ever-popular ensemble re-starts with a new tutor who brings a wealth of experience and insight from the world of Jazz. Suitable for advanced level players.

Tutor: Kyran Matthews
Venue: Drama Studio
Time:   12:00

Community Choir

After a successful start online MMC Community Choir returns with repertoire to suit all ages. No experience necessary and all welcome. Let’s celebrate live music again by joining together at the end of each Saturday morning!

Tutor: Sarah Williamson
Venue: Performance Hall
Time:   12:00