Beginners’ courses

Download our FSE/FGE Brochure

Please read the FSE/FGE Brochure carefully before making your application.

First String Experience (FSE) Application Form 

Saturday morning/afternoon, starting age four. Violin, viola, cello and double bass teaching and ensemble work for beginners using group methods.
Course leader: Daniel Smith

First Guitar Experience (FGE) Application Form

Saturday afternoon, starting age six. Guitar teaching and Kodály Musicianship training for beginners using group methods
Course leader: Luke Dunlea ALCM, LTCL, DipBKA

Applications for entry to the 2020 FSE and FGE ballots are now open – please complete the above FSE or FGE online application form.

Please note, for FSE, only children born between 1 June 2015 and 31 May 2016 will be eligible for the 2020 ballot. For FGE, only children born between 1 June 2013 and 31 May 2014 will be eligible for the 2020 ballot.