Lincolnshire Music Service is proud to continue serving the communities of Boston, Grantham, Sleaford, Spalding, Stamford, Louth, Lincoln and beyond during these restricted times by offering you the chance to continue playing with others in our Lincolnshire Music Centre for 2020/21.

Music Centre ensembles will have a new look, for one year only!

This year our area music centres will be entirely 'virtual', all working together to produce a number of performances. Where ever you live in the county you can take part in any ensemble and access our Lincolnshire Music Centre activities on line. As restrictions lift, we may be able to introduce a blended model of virtual as well as face to face delivery back in our area locations in accordance with national guidance.

As a member of the Lincolnshire Music Centre, you will receive a resource package for each piece. This will include:

  • Access to scores and video tutorials from Monday 5th October
  • Three online sectional rehearsals from Monday 12th October – Friday 6th November (see Area for specific details)
  • Professionally mixed performance recordings. Upload by Friday 13th November
  • Virtual Concert and film premieres on Monday 14th December 6pm.

We have the following ensembles activities available:

Activities

This ensemble is operating virtually, please apply via

Description

Junior Strings

Lincoln Music Centre

Louth Music Centre

Grantham Music Centre

Sleaford Music Centre

Spalding Music Centre

Orchestral string players from beginners familiar with basic finger patterns up to approximately Grade 3 standard

Senior Strings

Lincoln Music Centre

Louth Music Centre

Grantham Music Centre

Sleaford Music Centre

Spalding Music Centre

Orchestral string players of Grade 3 standard and above.

Junior Wind Band

Boston Music Centre

Lincoln Music Centre

Grantham Music Centre

Sleaford Music Centre

Spalding Music Centre

Available for all woodwind brass and percussionists up to Grade 3 level. The low brass starts things off, following the rest of the band and short feature spots for the percussion section. Fun for all!

Senior Wind Band

Boston Music Centre

Lincoln Music Centre

Grantham Music Centre

Sleaford Music Centre

Spalding Music Centre

Woodwind, brass and percussion players working beyond Grade 3 standard

Folk Rock Ensemble

 

Sleaford Music Centre

 

The Folk Rock ensemble is for fluent players grade 3 and above on folk instruments including all string instruments, guitar, bass guitar, drums and pipe. All other folk instruments are welcome including harp, hurdy-gurdy, mandolin, banjolele, bodhran, piano accordion.

Big Band

 

Grantham Music Centre

 

This ensemble plays a mixture of swing, Latin and contemporary big band charts, and is open to any students that play woodwind, brass and rhythm section instruments (approximately grade 4 and above).

Junior Choir

 

Louth Music Centre

 

The junior choir is open to singers in Key Stage 2.

Pop Choir and Jazz    Orchestra

 

Boston Music Centre

 

Pop choir is open to singers in Key Stage 3 and above. The jazz orchestra is available to pupils working at grade 4 and above on trumpet, trombone, saxophone, piano, drum kit, bass and rhythm guitar. 

Beginner Ensemble

(incorporating Musical Majors and Mash Up)

Lincoln Music Centre

Grantham Music Centre

Sleaford Music Centre

Spalding Music Centre

Available for all students beginner to grade 3 whatever instrument you play. 

   Guitar ensemble

Boston Music Centre

Lincoln Music Centre

Spalding Music Centre

Open to all guitarists and bass players from grade 1 upwards.

Fees:

Annual Membership: £30.00 regardless of how many groups you join. Subsidy is available for students entitled to Free School Meals and Looked After Children.

Partner Schools

Annual Membership is FREE for students who attend the following partner schools;

Boston High School,Boston Grammar School, The Boston Witham Academies Federation Schools (BWAF), Horncastle Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, The National Church of England Junior School and Kesteven & Grantham Girls' School, Bourne Academy, Horncastle Banovallum School, Sleaford Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford St George's Academy, Spalding Academy, Spilsby The King Edward VI Academy, Grantham The Priory Ruskin Academy,University Academy Long Sutton.

Rehearsal info

Resources go live on line by Monday 5th October

Access to three On line Sectional rehearsals between 12th October – 6th November. Links will be sent following registration

Upload your recording by Friday 13th November

Lincolnshire Music Centre Concert Recordings will be premiered on Monday 14th December @ 6pm (See our social media for further announcements)

 

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Join us at the virtual Lincolnshire Music Centre