What We Do

Derby Music Centre groups and ensembles are available to all levels of music ability. All groups run on Saturday mornings during term time. Click on a group to find out more.


Beginner level pre-grade

Wind Club

Saturday 09:15 - 10:00

String Club

Saturday 11:00 - 11:45

Samba Band

Saturday 10:00 - 10:30

Junior Ensembles grade 1 - 3

Junior Strings

Saturday 09:00 - 10:00

Junior Wind Band

Saturday 09:00 - 10:00

Voices Choir

Saturday 10:00 - 11:00

Intermediate level grade 3-5

Intermediate Wind Band

Saturday 09:00 - 10:00

Intermediate Flute Ensemble

Saturday 10:00 - 10:30

Intermediate Clarinet Ensemble

Saturday 10:00 - 10:30

Intermediate Strings

Saturday 11:00 - 12:15

Intermediate Brass Ensemble

Saturday 10:30 - 11:15

Senior level grade 6-8

City of Derby Youth Orchestra

Saturday 09:15 - 10:30

City of Derby Youth Band

Saturday 11:15 - 12:30

Swing Band

Saturday 10:15 - 11:00

Senior Flute Group

Saturday 10:30 - 11:15

Senior Clarinet Group

Saturday 10:30 - 11:15

Senior String Group

Saturday 11:00 - 12:15


Upcoming

Click on a concert below to find out more.

Christmas 1

DMC Senior Brass Ensemble at the Rainbows Concert

Wednesday 04 December 2019, 19:30

Derby Cathedral, Derby, DE1 3GP

Details

The DMC Senior Brass Ensemble perform as part of the annual Rainbows Concert which is always a highlight of the Festive calender.

Christmas 3

CDYB perform with The Derby Hospital Choir

Friday 06 December 2019, 19:30

Derby Cathedral, Derby, DE1 3GP

Details

Last year saw the City of Deby Band perfom for the first time alonside the Derby Hospital Choir in an unforgettable concert. This will be a wonderful Christmas event to enjoy.

Christmas 2

DMC Wind Chamber Ensemble at the Pickford House History Museum

Saturday 07 December 2019, 13:00

The Pickford's House History Museum, Derby, DE1 1DA

Details

DMC Wind Chamber Ensemble perform at this wonderful location.

Christmas 3

Christmas Concert for Senior and Club Ensembles

Monday 09 December 2019, 19:00

The Ecclesbourne School, Belper, DE56 4GS

Details

A celebration of the hard work of DMC students in all the Senior level groups and the Club groups. It will be a wonderful festive occasion for all to enjoy, in a wonderful new venue.

Christmas 2

Christmas Concert for Junior and Intermediate Ensembles plus Samba and Voices.

Tuesday 10 December 2019, 19:00

The Ecclesbourne School, Belper, DE56 4GS

Details

A celebration of all the hard work in true festive style. This concert will be a Christmassy delight with a variety of ensembles including Voices and Samba in addition to all the Junior and Intermediate groups. Not to be missed.


Term Dates

Autumn Term 2019
21 September - 19 October
Half-term (26 October/02 November) 
09 November - 07 December

Spring Term 2020
11 January - 8 February
Half-term (15 Feb/ 22 Feb)
29 February - 28 March

Summer 2020
25 April - 16 May
Half-term (23 May/ 30 May)
06 June - 11 July (Last session of term)