Beginners’ courses

The closing date for September 2018 applications for the First String Experience and First Guitar Experience has now passed and we will be taking no further applications for this year. The next entry point will be for September 2019 and the 2019 online application form will be available from mid-October 2018.

Download our FSE/FGE 2018 Brochure

First String Experience (FSE)

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
For 2017-18: FSE term dates (PDF).

First Guitar Experience (FGE)

Saturday afternoon, starting age six. Guitar teaching and ensemble work for beginners and elementary players using group methods.
Course leader: Luke Dunlea ALCM, LTCL, DipBKA
For 2017-18: FGE term dates (PDF). 

Click here for our online application.