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Events

Throughout the year we hold numerous events in our Tunbridge Wells music store such as Instrument Try Out Days, Exams and Recitals.

We also invite local bands and artists to come in and play to build their confidence and to give themselves exposure to a wider audience.

If you are a student, part of a group or a solo performer and would like to perform in store, please contact the Tunbridge Wells branch on 01892 526659 or email info@brittensmusic.co.uk


Upcoming Events


Woodwind, Bowed Strings, Guitar, Brass & Piano Ensemble Workshop 5-7 August, 2019

This workshop will be running for 3 days, between Monday 5th and Wednesday 7th of August.  It will include composing, conducting and improvising, to name a few elements and will also include the opportunity to work on and perform a jazz standard.  More details to follow, but please express your interest in the first instance to info@brittensmusic.co.uk 

 

Grade 5 Theory - Intensive 4 day course

This course will run from the 27th to the 30th of August, 2019 at our Music School, in Tunbridge Wells.  We will be posting more details as they become available, but to express your interest, please email: info@brittensmusic.co.uk


Free Adult Taster Group Sessions

Benefit from the Social, Mental and Emotional benefits of playing an instrument.

Our teachers are running 1 hour FREE sessions for small groups of adults, to come in and have a go at a variety of instruments.  The sessions will involve groups of up to 10 people (depending on instrument supply) and the teacher will run through the basics of the instrument and then give you the chance to have a go.  The sessions are targeted at Adults who are available during the daytime and looking to either revisit an instrument, or start something completely new.

We are running these sessions throughout May, June and July and are offering the following instruments:

Instrument Date Time
Violin June 12th - Wednesday 12:30 - 13:30
Ukulele May 15th - Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00
Cello May 22nd - Wednesday 14:30 - 15:30
Saxophone May 30th - Thursday 12:00 - 13:00
Flute May 31st - Friday 12:30 - 13:30
Singing June 2nd - Sunday 16:00 - 17:00
Clarinet June 3rd - Monday 11:00 - 12:00
Ukulele June 5th - Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00
Harp TBC 14:30 - 15:30
Guitar July 24th - Wednesday 12:30 - 13:30

Sessions will be held in our Tunbridge Wells branch upstairs in our Music School. If you have your own instrument you're more than welcome to bring it but for those who are trying for the first time, instruments will be provided.

We are booking for this event through Eventbrite - please give us as much information as possible when you book, including your rough grade, so that we can deliver a session most beneficial to you. We are located opposite the train station if you are coming by train. There is no lift but we do have tea and coffee facilities!

To book your place or to enquire further please call us on 01892 526659 or email info@brittensmusic.co.uk


 

TRY OUT DAY - Saturday 29th June!

Bring your friends and family to try something new on Saturday the 29th of June at our Tunbridge Wells Store! Our staff will be happy to show you how to play an array of different instruments and answer all your questions!

 

Past Events


Woodwind Ensemble Workshop

On Saturday April 13th, we held a Woodwind Ensemble Workshop with one of our highly experienced teachers Nicky Catterwell. Everyone had a great time and learned a lot!


Try Out Day - Saturday February 23rd - How Did It Go?

On Saturday 23rd of February our Tunbridge Wells store held our first Try Out Day of the year!

Starting at 9:30 through to 5pm our staff were on hand to help everyone try out different musical instruments and gave them the best advice on how to choose.

Here are just a few great photos of the talent that walked through our doors!

         


Sunday Lives

On the six Sundays leading up to Christmas, we had a wonderful selection of live performances from musicians of all ages and abilities. Below are just a few photos of our talented performers.

 

On the 9th and 23rd of December Kim Thornewell and Mike Kent-Davis performed a wonderful variety of songs from the book Christmas Jazz by James Rae.

We were lucky enough to have one of our exam candidates play her pieces for us on the 23rd of December.

Andrea Fernandez Sanchez was accompanied by Juyma Greenleaf Fernandez and they played pieces from Suzuki and Cello Time books and Romberg on the 25th November.

If you are a student, part of a group or a solo performer and would like to perform in store, please contact the Tunbridge Wells branch on 01892 526659 or email info@brittensmusic.co.uk