The aim of the Centre is to complement and enhance the teaching of music, dance and drama, in Solihull by creating opportunities for instrumentalists and singers to take part in a variety of ensembles, according to their ability.
The Centre operates on each Saturday during term time from 8:50am until 12:15pm at the Solihull Music Service.
Classes currently on offer include:
Flute Choir – suitable for beginners to grade 7, this choir is a brilliant opportunity to work alongside fellow flutists to develop musical expression and general ensemble skills within a relaxed, fun environment.
Steel Pans – every steel pan class is carnival time. Join this group and party to the music originating from Trinidad.
Drama – develop your acting skills through role play, improvisation and script reading.
Dance – to compliment the musical and drama groups and develop the Performing Arts on offer at S.M.C.
SMC Jazz Band – is a traditional Swing Band playing the latest Big Band Charts.
Theory – theory classes cater for all levels of ability form grade 1 to 8 Associated Board tuition.
SMC voices – explore your voice in this cool choir.
Keyboards – S.M.C. now offers the opportunity to all keyboard players from beginners to advanced to develop their skills and play in a Keyboard Orchestra.
Rock & Pop – S.M.C.’s rock & pop department offers the opportunity for guitarists to learn to play chord patterns and develop these skills in the context of a group playing their favorite songs. Rock & Pop groups are encouraged to develop their own material with guidance from experienced musicians. There are regular opportunities to perform the repertoire they have rehearsed to a receptive audience.
Ukulele group – come and enjoy this popular group, learning songs from the 60’s to modern day.
Stomp group – come and join Solihull’s answer to the West End show!!
Music Theater – A brand new group, run over two sessions for our future West End stars.
SMC Samba band – music for all ages in this popular and in demand group. They perform regularly at various festivals.
1 Session £16.80 per term (£1.68 per week)
2 Sessions £33.60 per term (£3.36 per week)
3 Sessions £50.40 per term (£5.04 per week)
4 Sessions £67.20 per term (£6.72 per week)