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Music Centres

Whether you have just started playing, or you are experienced musician, there is something for you at one of our Music Centres. All are staffed by experienced Gwent Music tutors.

Blaenau Gwent

Tredegar Music Centre
Where: Tredegar Comprehensive School (NP22 4BH)
When: Tuesdays, 4pm – 5pm

  • Build a Band (Guitars, Keyboard, Kit, Vocals)

Willowtown Music Centre
Where: Willowtown Community Primary School (NP23 6NJ)
When: Fridays, 4:15pm – 6:15pm
Who: Open access for all instruments, beginners up to grade 8

North Monmouthshire

Llanfoist Music Centre
Where: Llanfoist Fawr Primary School (NP7 9LS)
When: Wednesdays, 4pm – 5pm

Monmouth Music Centre
Where: Monmouth Comprehensive School (NP25 3YT)
When: Wednesdays, 4:45pm – 6:45pm*
*Celtic Band from 6pm

South Monmouthshire

Caldicot Music Centre
Where: Caldicot Comprehensive School (NP26 5XA)
When: Wednesdays, 4:45pm – 6:45pm

  • Junior Wind Band (beginners to grade 3)
  • Junior Strings (beginners to grade 3)
  • Guitar Ensemble (beginners to advanced)

Newport

Caerleon Music Centre
Where: Caerleon Comprehensive School (NP18 1NF)
When: Saturdays*, 10am – 12pm

  • Senior Winds
  • Foundation Orchestra
  • Isca Linea Symphonia (see below)

Isca Linea Symphonia
Where: Caerleon Comprehensive School (NP18 1NF)
When: Saturdays (monthly), 9:30am – 12:30pm
Who: Strings and Percussion, all abilities

The combined group occasionally breaks down into the following sub groups:

  • Junior Strings
  • Intermediate Strings
  • Senior Strings
  • Harp Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Little Strings

Rougemont Music Centre
Where: Rougemont School (NP20 6QB)
When: Wednesdays, 5pm – 7pm

  • Junior Orchestra (beginner to grade 3)
  • Guitar Ensemble (beginner to advanced)
  • Senior Strings (above grade 3)
  • Junior Percussion (beginner to grade 3)

What will it be like?

  • Children play in groups. It’s great extra practise and tutors make it fun and relaxed
  • There are groups for every level, from absolute beginners to advanced
  • The music is a great mix of classical, pop, folk, rock and world music…something for everyone
  • We put on concerts & performances so family and friends can see and hear their children’s progress

It’s the beginning of a fabulous musical journey that may lead to playing in some of our Youth Groups who regularly win awards across the UK.

Your first session at Music Centre is free of charge as a taster session. Subsequent sessions will incur a Music Centre charge.