Opening Times
Building

Monday to Wednesday: When we have a concert or gig, we’ll be open from two hours before the start of the show until after the show. When there is no performance, we’ll be closed.

Thursday to Sunday: We will be open from 9.30am (Thursday and Friday) and 8.45am (Saturday and Sunday), until after the show. If we don’t have a performance, we’ll close at 5pm.

Box Office

Wednesday: Phone lines only from 12noon to 5pm.

Thursday – Sunday: Our Box Office is open from 12noon – 5pm for both in person and phone sales.

Monday and Tuesday: Our Box Office will be closed unless we have a ticketed performance scheduled.

☎️ 0191 443 4661
📧 [email protected]

Opening Times:
Building

Monday to Wednesday: When we have a concert or gig, we’ll be open from two hours before the start of the show until after the show. When there is no performance, we’ll be closed.

Thursday to Sunday: We will be open from 9.30am (Thursday and Friday) and 8.45am (Saturday and Sunday), until after the show. If we don’t have a performance, we’ll close at 5pm.

Box Office

Wednesday: Phone lines only from 12noon to 5pm.

Thursday – Sunday: Our Box Office is open from 12noon – 5pm for both in person and phone sales.

Monday and Tuesday: Our Box Office will be closed unless we have a ticketed performance scheduled.

☎️ 0191 443 4661
📧 [email protected]

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Step Up Wind

Step Up Wind

  • Ages 8-14
  • Saturday 9am – 1.15pm
  • Termly Fees (30 minute individual lesson): £375
  • Bursaries Available

The Step Up Wind programme is for young people keen to play a woodwind or brass instrument.

  • A 30 minute 1:1 lesson
  • A recorder ensemble which encourages all the wind players to work as a small group
  • Rehearsals as part of the Step Up orchestras
  • A musicianship session which consists of group activities, including games and exercises, to develop essential musicianship skills using the principles of Kodaly and Dalcroze.

Students are welcome to join on any wind instrument, and during their lessons they will have the opportunity to find out more about the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, tuba and french horn; guidance on the suitability and appropriate age to start these instruments will be available.

There are 30 teaching weeks and two performance days scheduled over the academic year.

Missed Lessons:
All of our tutors are professional and active musicians and could occasionally have rehearsals/performances on a Saturday. In this event, or if a tutor is ill, we will rearrange any lessons or find a substitute tutor. If a student is absent and misses a lesson for any reason we cannot guarantee that it will be made up.

Musical Foundations Schedule

Fees and Bursaries

Our Young Musicians Programme is open to all children and young people, whatever their circumstances. We are keen to encourage applicants from the widest possible range of backgrounds and access a bursary where needed.

Here’s some more information about bursaries.

If you’d like to speak to someone, please email us at [email protected]