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Rochester Cathedral Carols Festival 2016

Children from over 30 Primary and Junior Schools and Academies in Medway came together to take part in Carol services in Rochester Cathedral over three days in December. A wonderfully happy event!

Open Rehearsals for Medway Junior Youth OrchestraIntermediate Youth Orchestra

Taking part in a Medway ensemble is a fantastic opportunity to meet other like-minded young musicians and we are always delighted to welcome new members. If you missed the open rehearsals but you are interested in joining, find out more here.

Medway Schools Wind Bands perform at switching on of the Christmas Lights 2016

Local schools, colleges, universities, community groups and the Medway Schools Wind Bands came together to perform at Rochester High Street for the switching on of the Christmas Lights for 2016.

The Academy of Woodlands Music Centre

We are delighted to announce that a new Music Centre held at The Academy of Woodlands in Gillingham will be launching soon. Find out more and register your interest today!

St Margaret's Summer Music School 2016

Once again we had a wonderful and fun-filled week at St Margaret's Summer Music School. A huge well done to all of the young musicians involved - your dedication and enthusiasm for music is an inspiration!

Celebration Days at the Brook Theatre

On 14 - 17 June we enjoyed a wonderful celebration of music-making at the Brook Theatre in Chatham. Children from schools and academies all over Medway came together to celebrate the progress they have made on their instruments throughout the year.

Medway Youth Orchestra & Youth Choir - Rehearsals with The Sixteen 

On April 16-17 members of Medway Youth Orchetstra and Youth Choir had the opportunity to work with musicians and singers from The Sixteen.

Instrumental Lessons and the transition from Primary to Secondary School - We can help!

Are you in year 6 and currently having instrumental tuition? Find out how we can help you to arrange to continue learning your instrument at your new Secondary School.

Happy days at Easter Music School!

Congratulations to all those who took part in St Margaret's Easter Music School 2016 - what a wonderful week of music-making! Listen to our rendition of 'Oh Happy Day' here.

New ensemble launching April 2016: Medway Intermediate Youth Orchestra

Are you in year 7 and above and approximately grade 3-5 on your instrument? Would you like to play in an orchestra and meet other like-minded young musicians? Find out more about Medway Intermediate Youth Orchestra!

A week of joyful music!

Children from Medway schools and academies raise the roof at the MMA March Festival

On 14 - 18 March 2016, pupils from Primary schools and Academies in Medway came together to perform at the Central Theatre in Chatham.

Medway Youth Orchestra and Youth Choir February rehearsals - concert preparations going well!

During February half term, members of Medway Youth Orchestra and Youth Choir met to rehearse for upcoming workshops with professional musicians from The Sixteen in April, and for their next public concert on 1 July 2016.

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