Thurrock Music Education Hub offers a range of exciting classes and ensemble groups for young people and adults who are interested in developing their musical skills.
Ensemble groups – including Thurrock's own 'School of Rock' – and Thurrock Youth Orchestra come together each week and are free to take part in:
- Mondays, 4:45pm to 5:45pm – Rock School ensemble at Ortu Gable Hall Academy, Corringham
- Tuesdays, 5:15pm to 6:45pm – Gospel choir for ages 8 to 18 at High House Production Park, Purfleet-on-Thames
- Tuesdays, 5:30pm to 7pm – Steel Pan Orchestra at Woodside Academy, Grays
- Wednesdays, 4:45pm to 5:45pm – Youth Training Orchestra and Young Voices choir for ages 8 to 11, at Woodside Academy, Grays
- Saturdays, 10:30am to 11:30am – Guitar for beginner, intermediate and advance at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy. Stanford-le-Hope
Individual music lessons are available for a small charge throughout the week at Music School, offering lessons for:
- string instruments
- tuned percussion
- music theory
Cllr Barry Johnson, Cabinet Member for Children and Education, said: "Thurrock Music Education Hub provides the music services into our local schools, as well as providing a range of lessons and activities throughout the week to people of all ages and musical abilities. The service provides an exciting way for you to develop your skills in a fun and supportive setting."
If you would like to take part but don't own an instrument, Thurrock Music Education Hub offers a large number of quality musical instruments to hire at a very competitive rate.
For further information, to make an enquiry or to book your place, go to thurrockmusic.co.uk