Surrey Arts area ensembles

Seeing one of our groups perform really is an awesome experience. Playing in it is even better. You’ll improve your playing, meet new friends, and have some incredible times.

Our groups and ensembles rehearse once a week, and perform a number of times each year in schools and professional venues. All grades listed are indicative of standard only, you do not need to have taken any exams to join any of our ensembles.

West Surrey Ensembles:

A Tempi Strings: Beginner – Grade 2. Monday 4.30 – 5.30pm, Woking Youth Arts Centre, Knaphill
Da Capo Strings: Grade 2- 5. Monday 5.45 – 7pm, Woking Youth Arts Centre, Knaphill
Woking Wind Orchestra: Adults and students, Grade 6+. Monday 8 – 10pm, Westfield School, Woking
Brass Routes: Beginner – Grade 2. Tuesday 6 – 7pm, Westfield Primary School, Woking
West Surrey Training Wind Band: Grade 2 – 5. Thursday 5 – 7pm, Westfield Primary School, Woking
West Surrey Wind Band: Grade 5+. Thursday 5.15 – 7.15pm, Westfield School, Woking
Guildford Sinfonia: Adults, all abilities. Thursday 7.30 – 9.30pm, Westfield School, Woking
Camberley Youth Wind Band (Junior, Intermediate and Senior): Grade 2 – 5+. Saturday 9.30am – 12 noon, Cordwalles Junior School, Camberley
Guitar LIVE: Ages 4 – 6 years. Saturday 10 – 11am, Woking Youth Arts Centre, Knaphill
Guitar LIVE: Ages 7 – 11 years. Saturday 11.15am – 12.15pm, Woking Youth Arts Centre, Knaphill

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South West Surrey Ensembles:

Cranleigh Band – Beginner Band: Beginner – Grade 3. Monday 5 – 5.45pm, Cranleigh Bandroom, Cranleigh
Cranleigh Band – Wind Band: Grade 4+. Monday 5.45 – 6.45pm, Cranleigh Bandroom, Cranleigh
Cranleigh Band – Jazz Ensemble: Grade 4+. Monday 6.45 – 7.30pm, Cranleigh Bandroom, Cranleigh
Prima Strings: Beginner – Grade 2. Wednesday 5.15 – 6.30pm, Tillingbourne School, Chilworth
Opus Strings: Grade 2 – 4. Wednesday 5.15 – 6.30pm, Tillingbourne School, Chilworth
South West Winds: Woodwind, Brass and Percussion, Beginner – Grade 4. Wednesday 5.15 – 6.30pm, Tillingbourne School, Chilworth
SW Surrey Youth Orchestra: Grade 5+. Wednesday 6.45 – 8.45pm, Tillingbourne School, Chilworth
SW Surrey Concert Band – Juniors: Grade 1 – 4. Saturday 8.45 – 10.15am, Queen Eleanor’s School, Guildford
SW Surrey Concert Band – Seniors: Grade 5 – 8. Saturday 10.30am – 12.15pm, Queen Eleanor’s School, Guildford

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South East Surrey Ensembles:

Mid Surrey Wind Band: All abilities, Woodwind, Strings and Brass. Tuesday 4 – 5.45pm, The Ashcombe School, Dorking
Mid Surrey String Busters: Beginner – Grade 2. Tuesday 4.30 – 5.30pm, The Ashcombe School, Dorking
Mid Surrey String Orchestra: Grade 3/4 – 8. Tuesday 5.30 – 6.45pm, The Ashcombe School, Dorking
Reigate String Orchestra – Preludes: Beginner – Grade 1. Thursday 4.10 – 5pm, St Bede’s School, Redhill
Reigate String Orchestra – Juniors: Grade 1 – 3. Thursday 5 – 6pm, St Bede’s School, Redhill
Reigate String Orchestra – Intermediates: Grade 3 – 5. Thursday 6 – 7pm, St Bede’s School, Redhill
Reigate String Orchestra – Seniors: Grade 5 – 8. Thursday 7- 8.15pm, St Bede’s School, Redhill
SE Surrey Blast OFF: Beginner Wind, Brass and Percussion. Thursday 4.45 – 6pm, St Bede’s School, Redhill
SESAW (SE Surrey Area Winds): Grade 4+ Wind, Brass and Percussion. Thursday 6 – 8pm, St Bede’s School, Redhill
Guitar LIVE: Ages 8 – 16 years. Saturday 9.45am – 12.15pm, The Bridge Youth Centre, Leatherhead

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North Surrey Ensembles:

Senior Guitar Ensemble: Grade 3+. Friday 5.45 – 7.15pm, The Magna Carta School, Staines
Junior Guitar Ensemble: Beginner – Grade 3. Saturday 9.20 – 10.50am,  The Matthew Arnold School, Staines
Senior String Orchestra: Grade 4+. Saturday 9 – 11am, The Matthew Arnold School, Staines
Junior String Orchestra: Grade 1 – 4. Saturday 9 – 11am,  The Matthew Arnold School, Staines
Senior Wind Band: Grade 4+. Saturday 9 – 11am,  The Matthew Arnold School, Staines
Junior Wind Band: Grade 2 – 5. Saturday 9 – 11am,  The Matthew Arnold School, Staines
Crafty Clarinets: Grade 2+. Saturday 11.15am – 12.15pm, The Matthew Arnold School, Staines

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Percussion and Vocal Ensembles:

Just So Singers: SEND choir for ages 9 – 19. Wednesday 3.30 – 4.30, Cardarden House School, Camberley
Just So Singers: SEND choir for ages 9 – 19. Wednesdya 3.45 – 4.45, The Park School, Woking
Surrey Youth Training Choir: Singers aged 9 – 13. Wednesday 6.45 – 8.15pm, The Marist School, West Byfleet
Lockwood Centre Choir: SEND Adult choir. Friday 11am – 12 noon, Lockwood Centre, Guildford
Surrey Percussion & Rhythm Crew (SPARC): Less experienced players. Saturday 11.15am – 12.45pm, Westfield School, Woking
Singing Bugs: Group singing and games for ages 4 – 8. Saturday 9.45 – 10.45am, Woking Youth Arts Centre, Knaphill
Singing Stars: Group singing for 9 – 13 year olds. Saturday 11.15am – 12.15pm, Woking Youth Arts Centre, Knaphill

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Please read our Ensemble Membership Information before applying.

We also offer, recorder ensembles which are offer great ensemble and workshop opportunities for both adults and children.