After school music groups

If your child wishes to further develop their musicianship then they should consider joining one of our ensembles.

They will have the opportunity to play with other young people in a supportive environment and work towards performing in local festivals and projects as well as with other Hub partner organisations.

East:West band

East:West band rehearses on Fridays from 4.30–6pm for 10 weeks per term at Trinity School in Lewisham. The band is suitable for wind and brass players in year 5 and above who are at grade 1 or above and who want to experience the exciting music of Bollywood!

Lewisham schools brass band

Lewisham schools brass band rehearses on Tuesdays from 5–6pm for 10 weeks per term at Kilmorie Primary School in Forest Hill. The band is suitable for all brass players at or equivalent to grade 1 or above.

Lewisham schools clarinet ensemble

Lewisham schools clarinet ensemble rehearses on Wednesdays from 5–6pm for 10 weeks per term at Sir Francis Drake Primary School in Deptford. The ensemble is suitable for all clarinet players at or equivalent to grade 2 or above.

Lewisham schools concert band

Lewisham schools concert band rehearses on Fridays from 6.30–8pm for 10 weeks per term at Prendergast Vale College in Lewisham. The band is suitable for brass, woodwind and percussion players who are grade 5 and above.

Lewisham schools concert band performs regularly in and around London, as well as taking part in overseas tours.

Lewisham schools steel orchestra

Lewisham schools steel orchestra rehearses on Wednesdays from 6–7pm for 10 weeks per term at Grinling Gibbons Primary School in Deptford. The orchestra is suitable for steel pan players who have had at least two terms playing experience in a school or community group.

Lewisham schools ukestra

Lewisham schools ukulele orchestra rehearses on Tuesdays from 4.30–5.30pm for 10 weeks per term at Kelvin Grove Primary School in Sydenham. The orchestra is suitable for ukulele players in years 4, 5 and 6 who have had at least one years playing experience.

Who can attend

Young people between the ages of 7 and 18 years (unless otherwise stated) who attend a Lewisham maintained school or academy and/or live in Lewisham. Priority is given to free school meals children, looked after children and children in Lewisham maintained schools or academies.

How to apply and fees

If you would like your child to join one of our after school music groups then please complete the application form.

Fees are dependant upon the length of the group. Please see the charges document below. If your child receives free school meals or is a looked after child (in care) then costs are reduced. 



Lewisham Music Service
Third Floor
1 Laurence House
, Catford Road
020 8314 6454



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