Newport Music Centre

Gwent Music Ensemble Activities

 

We are very pleased to announce that Gwent Music will be offering ensemble activities over  2023-24 academic year.

All activities will be located in Rougemont School, Malpas Road, Newport NP20 6QB and will run for 29 sessions over the year, with a performance held on the last session of each term (details of which will be provided closer to the date).

 

All activities will run weekly on Saturdays’ 10am – midday on the following dates:-

Autumn Term 2023

16th, 23rd, 30th September

7th, 14th, 21st October

11th, 18th, 25th November

2nd December

 

Spring Term 2024

13th, 20th, 27th January

3rd, 24th February

2nd, 9th, 16th March

 

Summer Term 2024

13th, 20th, 27th April

11th, 18th May

8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th June

6th ,13th July

The 6th July will be a combined Senior Strings and Wind rehearsal, and Junior Strings and Wind rehearsal. For all other music centre groups, you’ll continue as normal, this will be your last music centre of the year.

 

The 13th July will be just the Senior Winds and Senior Strings, at St John’s Baptist Church, Newport, 101 Oakfield Rd, Newport NP20 4LP

10-12pm

Senior Winds and Senior Strings orchestral rehearsal with musicians from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, joining the rehearsal.

This will be the final session of the academic year, with a free concert afterwards.

 

The following activities will be offered:-

 

  • Strings – This centre is for all of our String players (Senior & Junior)
  • Guitar Ensemble – This centre is for all standards from Grade 1 and up, Ukulele, Acoustic, Electric and Bass Guitars welcome
  • Windband – This centre is for all of our Woodwind, Brass and Percussion players
  • Stage Struck – This centre is for all of our aspiring Musical Theatre Students

 

Please be aware that there are changes to enrolment this academic year, you are now able to sign up to music centre activities for the whole academic year and will be able to choose to pay this monthly, termly or in full.  The membership fee will be £45 per term and for any of our students in receipt of school meals, then there will be no charge.

 

If you would like to sign up to any of these activities please click HERE

 

Gwent Music Harp Music Centre

 

We are very pleased to announce that Gwent Music will be offering Harp ensemble activities over the Autumn Term 2023.

The activity will take place at Gwent Music Headquarters, Malpas Court Primary School Grounds, Whittle Drive, Newport NP20 6NS and will run monthly on Saturdays’ 9am – 11am on the following dates:-

Autumn Term 2023

30th September

14th October

11th, 25th November

16th December

Spring Term 2023

13th January

10th February

24th February

2nd March

 

The membership fee will be £22.50 per term and for any of our students in receipt of school meals, then there will be no charge.

 

If you would like to sign up please click HERE