Saturday Music Centre

Come and join in the fun with other musicians on a Saturday morning at Ashcroft High School. (term time only)

The Centre runs from 9.30am – 1pm and offers a range of ensembles for many different instruments and musical tastes.

For Beginners

We have a range of activities for students taking their first steps in music.

Mini Music sessions give children aged 5-7 the chance to take their first steps in music. Find out more
Session 1:
Saturdays 11.30 – 11.55am
Session 2:

Saturdays 12.00 – 12.25pm

Junior Percussion is great fun for young students. From body percussion to drumming, students are introduced to pulse, rhythm and technical skills.
Saturdays 10.30 – 11.20am

Bassoony Tunes
The bassoon is a wind instrument and makes a wonderful hoot! Come and join in if you are 9-11 years-old (First year FREE).
Find out more
Saturdays 9.30am – 10.25am

Beginner Guitar offers students their first experience in guitar playing.
Saturdays 10.30am – 11.20am

BOYZ MAKE SOME NOYZ is a choir available for boys. It is part of our Evening Music Centre. Find out more

Improver to intermediate (grade 1 – 3)

There are a large number of activities open to players once they achieved grade 1 (or thereabouts):

• Junior & Senior Strings
• Junior & Senior Brass
• Wind Ensemble
• Junior & Senior Rock Band
• Senior Percussion

• Musicianship
(Theory & Aural)
• Senior Theory (Grades 5+)
• Training Orchestra
• Junior Band
• 2nd Orchestra

Intermediate to advanced (grade 4 +)

Jazz Group – this group plays a wide range of jazz classics and is a training ground for students who want to go on to join Luton Youth Jazz Orchestra
Saturdays 11.40am – 12.30pm

Rock Band A – made up of senior players in guitar, bass, drums. The group comprises of senior players of electric piano, guitar, bass and drums.
Saturdays – 9.30 – 10.25am

The group comprises of senior level horn (saxophones, trumpets & trombones) and rhythm section (electric piano, guitar, bass and drums) players. Find out more
Saturdays – 9.30am – 10.25am

The orchestra welcomes students who have progressed through the Junior orchestra and other music service ensembles, or any players of around Grade 5 standard Find out more
Saturdays – 11.30am – 1.00pm

Other sessions available

Music Theory classes are offered for students who are working towards ABRSM Grade 5 theory. Session runs from 10.30am – 11.20am

From ear training, reading, and writing (transcription), composition, arranging, and appreciation, this session will improve your understanding of music and playing.
Session runs from 9.30am – 10.25am


DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT: Join a Saturday group

To join, simply download this document and return by email (you can pay online)