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Music centre

What’s On Offer After School At Forest Arts Centre?

Tuesday Night Music Centre Is an ideal opportunity for pupils and young adults learning a musical   instrument to play together with others from schools across the Borough.  It also enables them to perform in prestigious     venues outside of their  normal school environment.

The following Ensembles take place every Tuesday Evening during term time at Forest Arts.

FAB (Beginner Brass & Woodwind)           4.30 - 5.30pm     pre grade 1

FAST (Beginner Strings)                           4.30 - 5.30pm     pre grade 1

Brasstastic                                              6.00 - 7.00pm     G1 - 2

Junior Woodwind Ensemble                       6.00 - 7.00pm     G1 - 2

Apollo String Ensemble (Junior)                  6.00 - 7.00pm     G1 - 2

Intermediate Woodwind Band                     7.15 - 8.30pm     G3 - 5

New Generation Jazz                                 6.00 - 7.00pm     G3 - 5

Phoenix String Ensemble (Intermediate)       6.00 - 7.30pm     G3 - 4

Senior  Woodwind Band                              7.15 - 9.00pm     G5 +

Jazz @ 6.00pm                                          6.00 - 7.00pm     G5 +

Senior String Ensemble                               4.30 - 5.45pm     G5 +

Beaux Electrix                                            6.00 - 7.30pm     G6 +

How Do I Join?

1. Speak to a Forest Arts Music Instrumental Teacher

2. Contact Forest Arts for further details, 01922 654555

3. Simply turn up!  It would be great to meet you.

Choirs

If you enjoy singing, then why not come along to one of the following:

Junior Choir -  Yrs 4, 5 & 6                    Monday 5.30 - 6.30pm

Youth Choir  - Yr 7 - Yr 13                     Monday   5.30 - 7.00pm

Forest Rock & Pop - Wednesday 6.30pm - 9.30pm This is a 10 week opportunity to develop young local bands.   During the sessions bands work with an experienced tutor and learn to develop their playing styles, compose original songs and improve vocal/mic technique.  Bands are given regular opportunities to perform in gigs around the region and are given studio time (with a recording engineer) to  professionally record their        material.    Application is by audition and bands should call 01922 654555 to register interest.

Musical Theatre

Junior Group (age 8-12)         Thursday         5.00 - 7.00pm

Senior Group (age 12+)         Wednesday     5.00 - 7.00pm

Forest  Arts Theatre Company - varies according to cast & show requirements, all enquiries to Simon 01922 650313

Who Can Join?  Anyone who lives in the borough of Walsall or attends a Walsall educational establishment.