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Music Centres and Ensembles in East Devon
Axminster Rock’n’Pop Club (B Sharp)
At B Sharp make music, play, sing and create your own tracks. Musical games, singing, playing instruments, and making music, in a fun and friendly environment.
|Who||Any level of skill and experience is welcome. Age 9-11.|
Brass Class Ottery St Mary
Brass Class takes place on Monday evenings during term time 7.30–8.30pm. Brass learners participate with others to make music outside of a school environment, get involved in local community events and regularly combine with the Ottery St Mary Silver Band and other brass band opportunities. Brass Class aims to provide a safe and enjoyable experience.
Exeter Young Strings
Exeter Young Strings is a music organisation dedicated to the promotion of string playing in small chamber groups and quartets. We are also very keen for young pianists to join us.
|Who||Children and teenagers aged 4 – 19.|
Honiton Youth Orchestra
Honiton Youth Orchestra is aimed at children playing an orchestral instrument at Grade 1 level of ability or higher, performing a wide range of music - from Baroque to film music!
Sidmouth Town Training Band
Sidmouth Town’s training Band is run by members of the friendly Sidmouth Town Band. We welcome beginner to advanced young brass players seeking to improve their ensemble musicianship, with fun and challenging music. Even if you have never played before but would like to, we can also provide an instrument, music and tuition!
Soundlaunch is a platform that has been designed to help create, fine tune and develop emerging music and artists across the South West.
Soundtribe provides individual instrumental tuition for guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals, plus group sessions and performance opportunities for bands and solo artists at venues and festivals. It is a great way to meet other musicians and access the local music scene. Soundtribe is run by Music in Devon Initiative CIC
The Aubergines – Exeter Family Orchestra
Run by BSO Associate Musician Hugh Nankivell and violinist Emma Welton, members of all ages shape the music, explore new ways to create sound and enjoy the social element of music in a comfortable environment. Family Orchestra provides a common meeting ground, regardless of musical taste, experience, or ability,. It promotes shared experiences across generations and provides a musical family for those living on their own.
Ungroup from Moor to Sea Music Collective
Are you a young person who likes the idea of being in a band, but not sure where to start? Want to make music with others, but not face to face? Are you a fabulous musician keen to collaborate and experiment? A vocalist or songwriter looking to work with others? An aspiring producer or beatmaker wanting to influence? Come & build a musical UnGroup with us.
|Where||Sign up through the website and then Bandlab Edu.|
|Who||Free and open to all young people.|
|Web||moortoseamusic.org.uk/come-and-build-a-musical-ungroup-with-us Visit us on Facebook Visit us on Twitter|
Devon County Junior Choirs
The Devon County Junior Choirs are for any children from Years 3 to 8 who are enthusiastic about singing and wish to enhance their singing technique and perform regularly. It is not necessary for any child to have previous experience of singing in a choir - the most important things are enthusiasm and the ability to sing in tune. Schola Exe offers further tuition and experience for girls aged 13–18 and boys with unchanged voices.
|Who||Boys and girls aged 7 to 13 (DCJC) and girls aged 13 – 18 and boys with unchanged voices aged 13 and above (Schola Exe).|
Devon County Youth Brass Band
Devon County Youth Brass Band gives young brass and percussion players from across Devon the opportunity to learn and perform traditional and contemporary brass band music with people of their own age – regular gathering days, performance opportunities and residential courses.
Devon Youth Chamber Brass
The Devon Youth Chamber Brass ensemble is a new Devon-wide group for all brass players of approximately Grade 5 standard and above to give students the opportunity of higher level chamber brass ensemble performance experience with like-minded individuals, with a mix of traditional repertoire and popular arrangements.
Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra
Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra is the place to learn jazz in Devon – regular gathering days, performance opportunities, residential courses and international tours.
Devon Youth Orchestras
Experience playing in a full orchestra in a safe and encouraging environment, exploring a wide range of styles with expert instrumental coaching through regular gathering days, performance opportunities and residential courses.
Devon Youth Wind Orchestra
Symphonic wind orchestra for young musicians across Devon – regular gathering days, performance opportunities, residential courses and international tours.
Wren Music Devon Youth Folk Ensemble
Wren Music Devon Youth Folk Ensemble is an opportunity for young singers and instrumentalists to learn and perform folk and roots music from different cultures all over the world, with expert tuition from professional leaders, write new songs and arrangements, perform live and record an album.
|Who||No auditions and you don't need to read music! Instrumentalists should be an intermediate level of ability on their instruments, no entry requirements for singers.|
|Web||www.wrenmusic.co.uk/what-we-do/devon-youth-folk-ensemble Visit us on Facebook|