Play and perform
Joining a group or ensemble is a great way to develop your learning and perform with other musicians and in front of audiences. There are over 50 performing ensembles in Surrey for beginners and the experienced musician both youth and adults. These include area and county ensembles as well as youth and adult choirs.
Our music groups offer young people a chance to rehearse and perform with others, make new friends and improve their playing. Groups and ensembles rehearse once a week, and perform a number of times each year in schools and professional venues.
Ensembles offer a tremendous opportunity for young people to rehearse and perform with others, make new friends and improve their playing.These groups and ensembles rehearse once a week and give regular concerts, performing a number of times each year in schools and professional venues. Many also go on overseas concert tours.
Surrey Arts provides two ensembles for experienced adult musicians:
In both cases, the cost of membership is £65 per term (2018 -19). Apply online
There are many opportunities for all ages to join a singing group. For young vocalists there is the Surrey County Youth Orchestra and Youth Training Choirs as well as choirs for children with SEND. There are choirs for carers as well as many community choirs across the county.
Easter Music Course
Running for over 40 years, next year's Easter Music Course is from Monday 8 - Friday 12 April 2019. Booking is now open!
Music Courses and Workshops in the Holidays
Surrey Arts are expanding the opportunities for music courses and workshops in the holidays including orchestra taster workshops, singing workshops, guitar workshops and more.
Guitar LIVE are weekly workshop sessions for young guitarists to develop playing skills.
Current venues are in Woking and Epsom
I Speak Music
I Speak Music is a new project launched by Surrey Music Hub to bring together professionals who work with, or have an interest in supporting newly arrived and vulnerable young people (for example young asylum seekers, young refugees, young people who have been trafficked to UK) through the arts and music.
Playing with the Stars
Playing with the Stars 2017 featured Joe Broughton's Conservatoire Folk Ensemble
18 June 2017 at Dorking Halls
Watch this space for Playing with the Stars 2019