Vale Of York Academy, Rawcliffe Lane, York YO30 6ZS, UK

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CONCERT BANDS

We have three different Concert Bands so there is something suitable for everyone. Students will develop their musical skills alongside other young people and our professional tutors will guide them along the way.

Ensemble Director: Derek Warley

This is our senior wind band playing lots of different types of fun music from Abba to film music and classic wind band material! 

Stage Centre Concert Band is for any young musician who plays a brass or woodwind instrument or drums/percussion and is of approximately Grade 4 standard and above. 

75 Minute session

Ensemble Director: Kyle Sherwin

Charioteers is our wind band for any young musician who's just starting out on their musical journey and may only have a handful of notes on the instrument.

This band is for any young person from beginner to approximately Grade 3 standard.

60 minute session

Ensemble Director: Danny Lane

This is our programme of musical activities for children and young people with any degree of deafness, from mild to profound, to make music together. I Can Play! is is supported by Youth Music, as part of NCEM’s Music4U programme and runs in conjunction with:

  • Music and the Deaf

  • Lollipop

  • York Music Hub

  • City Of York Council

60 minute session