Academy Ensembles

Academy Ensembles

We now run ensembles at our Music Academy on Saturday mornings.

To apply, please complete our online application form

For information on how much these ensembles cost please see our fees page. 

BFG Brass

Beginner Friendly Group

A brass ensemble for beginners (2 terms of lessons) up to Grade 2.

Saturdays 09:00 – 09:50am
Conducted by Tom Acik

FAB Band

Further Along Brass

A brass ensemble for intermediate players Grade 3-4.

Saturdays 11:15 – 12:05pm
Conducted by Tom Acik

String Quartet

Subjct to invitation. Applications can be made by emailing

Saturdays 09:50 – 10:15am
Conducted by Jon Bayley

Don’t Fret! Guitar Ensemble

Our brand new academy ensemble – Don’t Fret will be starting at Wednesday Academy in September. 

This group is suitable for guitarists who are grade 1-3 standard.

Wednesdays 5.00 – 6.00pm
Conducted by Maeve McCarthy

Sutton Songbirds

Aimed at 5-8 year olds, Sutton Songbirds is open to all young singers who want to learn new songs, meet new friends and have fun!

Saturdays 11:00 – 11:45am
Conducted by Natalie Vesty