Music Centres

Music Centres

Kent Music offers a network of music centres across Kent that host a variety of weekly ensembles including orchestras, wind bands, choirs, rock groups, instrumental ensembles, adult groups, theory study, Zing-Zone classes for pre-school children, and individual or small group tuition, for all ages. (Please see our Music Lessons page for more information and prices for tuition.) The centres run for 10 or 11 weeks per term with an end of term concert.

You can find details of each centre by selecting your local music centre in the list below, or see what groups are available at each centre by using the above map.

Ashford Music Centre

Folkestone Music Lab

Gravesham Music Centre

Isle of Sheppey Music Centre

Maidstone Music Centre 

Medway Towns Music Centre 

Rochester Music Centre

Romney Marsh Music Centre

Sevenoaks Music Centre

Thanet Music Centre

Tonbridge Music Centre

Tunbridge Wells Music Centre

Whitstable Music Centre

Why join a Music Centre?

Singing in a choir or playing in a group or ensemble is a fun, easy and social way to enhance your musical skills. Whether you’re a beginner learning a new instrument, an advanced musician, or just enjoying making music as a hobby, there is a group for you and anyone can join.

Joining a weekly group can also greatly develop other skills such as teamwork, cooperation, self-confidence, responsibility and social skills. So whether you’re a keen learner and want to develop your skills and ensemble playing, or just want to meet some new faces and like-minded musicians to enjoy playing with, come and try your local music centre.

We are currently building our offer of ensembles for children and adults across Kent to bring a wider variety of exciting groups nearer to you, so watch this space!

How much does it cost?

Music centre membership is fantastic value from only £4.50 a week, with some great benefits! As a member you will have access to all of our music centres across Kent, so you can join as many ensembles as you wish. There is also a 10% discount for students and adults receiving tuition through Kent Music.

Fees per term for 2016-17
Child £45 | Adult £60

Fees are invoiced termly (3 terms per year) and can be paid by instalments on request immediately following receipt of your invoice. Invoices will be sent at the beginning of each term and are payable by return.

How do I join?

Becoming a music centre member couldn’t be simpler. Just download and complete an application form, return it to Kent Music and we’ll be in touch once we’ve received it to arrange your start date!

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Bursaries are available, to find out if you are eligible to apply for a bursary please see our Bursaries page. Should you require further assistance or information please contact Gail Batty, our Bursary Administrator, on 01622 358413 or email