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Torfaen Music Centre

Here at Torfaen Music Centre we run weekly music sessions within term time with experienced and enthusiastic team of Gwent Music dedicated tutors.

Please scroll down for latest news and concert details.

GROUPS

  • Wind bands, String groups, Guitar orchestras, percussion.
  • We cater for all levels and abilities from beginners to advanced.
  • All guitars including bass, electric and acoustic.
  • Other stringed instruments include ukulele.
  • Our groups cater for players from beginners to advanced. (In the case of string players this currently is up to approx. Grade 5)

 

WHERE, HOW AND WHAT TO BRING

  • Fridays at Croesyceiliog Comprehensive school.
  • 4:45-6:45 doors open at 4:30pm
  • Bring your instrument and we will provide the music.
  • A small amount of money for the tuck shop in the break.
  • Try a free taster session, come along and introduce yourself to a member of staff and we will guide you.
  • £35 per term membership fee. Register online via parent portal.
  • A safe environment with all our tutors DBS checked.

DATES

April 20th, 27th

May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

June 8th, 15th, 22nd,

June 28th Concert 7pm (This is a Thursday)

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND LATEST NEWS

 

WEDNESDAY 4TH JULY 2018

Huge congratulations to the combined guitar groups of Newport and Torfaen for getting through to the next round of National Festival of music for youth and have been invited to play at Birmingham.

 

Arrangements are being sorted and we will update you soon.

 

19/04/18

I hope you’ve all had a pleasant break over Easter.

Music centre will resume this Friday 20th April. 4:45-6:45 Croesyceiliog Comp.

Looking forward to seeing and hearing you all there.

Best Wishes

Sarah

 

07/03/18

Unfortunately we have had to cancel our fundraising event scheduled at Pontypool Coleg Gwent for the 16th March. We will hold rehearsals as usual at music centre on that Friday at Croesyeiceiliog Comprehensive school.

We will be looking to see where we can place this fundraiser in the future so we can showcase the musicians.

Many thanks in advance.

Sarah

 

 

09/02/18

Please note we have had to cancel the rehearsal that was due on Friday 16th February. Please make a note of the following dates for the rest of the term.

FEB 9TH Croesy rehearsals all groups

FEB 16TH Cancelled

FEB 23RD No session. Half term

MAR 2ND Croesy rehearsals all groups

MAR 9TH Croesy rehearsals  all groups(Joint rehearsal with Newport Guitars and TMC guitars for Showcase concert)

MONDAY MARCH 12TH Mayors charity showcase. Involving SENIOR WINDS, JUNIOR AND SENIOR GUITAR, MR JAMES BRASS GROUP. 7-9PM VENUE TBC

MAR 16TH Music centre concert at Pontypool college. TBC. All groups. (Senior winds tbc)

MAR 23RD Croesy rehearsals all groups

Many thanks

Sarah Murray

Head of Torfaen Music Centre