Membership and Enrolment

Membership Fees (per term)

There are 10-12 weekly sessions per term depending on length of school term (33 per year).

First Access Membership - access Overture, World of Rhythm, First Access Band, Young Voices, Steel Pans - £12.50 per month (or £50 per term)

Full Membership - access to any/all progression sessions - £17.50 per month (or £70 per term)

Tuition Fees (per term)

Tuition is only available in addition to First Access or Full membership enrolment.

Beginner, small group instrumental tuition (30 minute sessions in groups of 3 or 4) - £5 per month (or £20 per term) per instrument (this is in addition to membership).

Individual instrumental tuition (30 minute sessions) - £20 per month (or £80 per term) per instrument (this is in addition to membership).

How to Pay

Invoices for fees are issued monthly via email. Monthly Direct Debit is our preferred payment method as it helps us enormously to reconcile payments and keep our fees low.

Click here to set up Direct Debit

If you wish to make a manual payment please quote your invoice number and send payment to the following bank details:

Sort Code: 089299
Account No.: 65825864


Families with three or more children will only be required to pay fees for the first two siblings. The third (+) child place will be free of charge. Discounts apply to membership fees but not instrumental tuition fees.


Definition of low income

Low income relates to students who are on free school meals or where a family is in receipt of the qualifying benefits for free school meals or who received the maximum level of working tax credits.

You will need to provide your direct debit details when applying online. Once we have determined that you meet the low income criteria we will reduce the fee and direct debits accordingly.

The qualifying criteria are any of the following: 

  • Universal credit - provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400 as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods;
  • Income-based Jobseekers' allowance;
  • Income-related employment and support allowance;
  • Child tax credit, provided you are not entitled to working tax credit, and have an annual household income (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs) that does not exceed £16,190;
  • Support under part VI of the immigration and asylum act 1999; or
  • Guarantee element of state pension credit.

It also applies to those students who are young parents on low income, who are on a means-tested benefit from the list above.


Complete the online enrolment form.

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