Ensembles

Popular Music

There are various groups within the Popular Music Department catering for a variety of musicians.

A range of Electric Guitar Groups work at different levels for players of all abilities and experiences. There is also an Acoustic Guitar Orchestra.

The Oldham Music Centre also runs two Keyboard Orchestras which bring together up to 20 keyboard players to perform as ensembles.

Oldham Music Service Summer Festival 2017
The Oldham Music Centre Summer Festival Pop Showcase

Who is it for?

Children of all ages, abilities and levels but a beginner’s knowledge of guitar or keyboard/piano is required as appropriate.

Join

Music Centre enquiry form (Downloadable Word document)

Email your form to musicservice@oldham.gov.uk

Where?

Music Centre
The Lyceum Building
Union Street
Oldham
OL1 1QG

Rehearsal times

Group: E-Korch (Keyboard Orchestra)
Rehearsal time: Tuesday, 4 – 5pm

Group: S-Korch (Keyboard Orchestra)
Rehearsal time: Tuesday, 5 – 6pm

Group: EGG1 (Electric Guitar Group)
Rehearsal time: Monday, 4.30 – 5.30pm

Group: EGG2 (Electric Guitar Group)
Rehearsal time: Tuesday, 4.30 – 5.30pm

Group: EGG3 (Electric Guitar Group)
Rehearsal time: Thursday, 4.30 – 6.00pm

Group: Rock Band
Rehearsal time: Monday, 6 – 7pm

Fees

£47.50 per term to join Oldham Music Centre

Discounts

Get £8.50 off your fee for each additional child from the same family joining a Music Centre group.

Get 50% off per child if you are eligible for free school meals.


KEYBOARD LEVEL EXPLAINED (Downloadable PDF)