Nearby: Wolverhampton

'The aim of the Music Department is to enable you to become a versatile and practical musician, able to write about and discuss aspects of music and be confident in using relevant ideas, theories and methodologies. At the University of Wolverhampton, you are in the best place to start your musical career.’

* Department of Music [Wolverhampton]
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Also indexedUniversity of Wolverhampton
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Wolverhampton Music Education Hub aims to provide children and young people in the City of Wolverhampton the opportunity to learn an instrument, sing, perform and access high quality musical experiences. Wolverhampton Music Service is the lead organisation for the hub and, along with its partner organisations, strives to provide a high quality, broad and balanced offer of support for music education to schools and young people across Wolverhampton.‘

* Wolverhampton Music Education Hub
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Also indexedWolverhampton Music Service
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'The Society has been in existence for many years, principally for the playing of classical recorded music using the Society's own equipment in four formats - CD, Cassette, DVD and LP. We are a small group averaging about twenty at each of our weekly meetings. Knowledge of classical music is not at all necessary, merely an enthusiasm for it and its sharing with other like-minded folk. Visitors are always welcome to join us as a temporary member for an evening.'

* Wolverhampton Recorded Music Society
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Formed 2007: ‘A mixed voice A Cappella ensemble ... Our repertoire Is taken from a mixture of old folk songs, ballads, popular standards and 50s, 60s and 70s pop songs ... Most numbers have three part harmonies, rising to five part to include tenor and contralto voices at times. Some pieces involve solo singing with ensemble backing, most with our own unique arrangements ... The choir is based in Wombourne, West Midlands.’

+ Acoustic Voices
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‘We perform at public and private events throughout the year’.

‘Formed in 1972 and initially ... comprised of a mix of school students and other local players recruited by advertising and friend’s recommendations ... We are always ready to welcome new players into our friendly ranks. All you need is some experience of playing a brass instrument, or percussion. The band are looking forward to growing in number and developing their repertoire, whilst entering a few contests along the way in order to progress.’

+ City of Wolverhampton Brass Band
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‘Wolverhampton’s premier choral society ... Evolved from the Wolverhampton Civic Choir and can trace its roots back to 1948. Currently the choir has around fifty members and usually performs three concerts a year within the city.’

Category Choral Societies
+ City of Wolverhampton Choir
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‘A 70 member mixed voice choir based in Penn, Wolverhampton. The Choir sings a wide variety of music ranging from classical to popular music ... We organise 5 major concerts a year ... Small groups from within the choir also sing at weddings, funerals and residential homes as invited.’

Category Community Choirs
+ Penn Singers
Visits to the Website62
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‘We are a group of about 50 musicians who rehearse weekly ... in Wolverhampton. We perform around 15 concerts every year at local fetes, concert halls, churches and band stands.’

+ West Midlands Concert Band
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‘A medium-sized chamber choir drawn from the city and nearby. Formed in 1974 ...  the choir has created a loyal following and occupies a unique place in the musical life of the city ... and gives three main concerts a year as well as performing at other musical events and at a number of other venues ... We perform a wide variety of musical styles from around the world, ranging from the Renaissance period to the present day.’

Category Chamber Choirs
+ Wolverhampton Chamber Choir
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‘As a Community Band our philosophy is to enjoy making music above all and produce the highest possible standard for our players ... We like to create a friendly, but enjoyable working environment, but players must be committed. We encourage the development of younger players and many of our past members have pursued careers in the music profession and the armed forces ... Our repertoire consists of a varied programme including traditional Brass band music, pop, classical, jazz and film scores. There is something for everyone! ... The band is completely independent and self financing. The band has performed at many venues over the years, including Wolverhampton Civic Hall as part of the Multi-Faith Service held annually.’

+ Wolverhampton Community Brass Band
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Successful championship band ‘formed in the late 1960's as the Wednesfield Sea Scout and Ranger Pipe Band. The name was changed to the Wolverhampton Pipe Band in the early 1970's in recognition of its expanding membership ... To everyone who knows us we look forward to meeting you at some stage on the contest circuit and to anyone who is interested in learning, or is already an established piper or drummer, come and see us. We always welcome new members’.

Category Pipe Bands
+ Wolverhampton Pipe Band
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'A fully independent amateur orchestra formed in 1978 by a group of keen amateur players. The idea behind the formation of the orchestra was to satisfy a need for local players to prepare to as high a standard as possible interesting works for public performance, and this is still the primary aim of the orchestra today ... The orchestra meets on a regular weekly basis throughout the academic year and produces on average four to five public concerts a year.'

+ Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestra
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‘We are a well-established, mixed choir of some 80 singers, drawn from South Staffordshire, Shropshire and the West Midlands. We have a varied repertoire, mainly full scale classical works, often with an orchestra but sometimes performing more intimate pieces such as madrigals and part-songs. New singers are always welcome so do give us a try. There are no auditions and the only requirements are enthusiasm, and the ability to hold a note! Not everyone in the choir reads music fluently and CDs are often available to help people to learn their parts.’

Category Choral Societies
+ Wombourne and District Choral Society
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‘Songs performed are a mixture of old and new music with some 2 and 3 part singing. The choir hold concerts and give performances in a variety of venues, including churches, concert halls, schools, nurisng homes and shopping centres.  Many such performances are to support local charities ... We are always willing to hold a concert for a worthy cause. We are always happy for new members to join the choir.‘

Category Ladies Choirs
+ Wulfruna Ladies Choir
Visits to the Website99
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