JWaves have been invited to play at Smallhythe Rocks!
Friends of Medway Towns Music Centre raise over £1100 for charity!
Sunday the 7th April saw the culmination of the 5th Orchestra One project in a showcase performance involving more than 40 young people and an audience of over 100 friends and family.
On Wednesday 27th March Swale Music Centre held its Spring Term Concert at its rehearsal venue, Highsted Grammar School for Girls, Sittingbourne. All 8 music centre groups performed during the evening along with our regular guest performers – the Suzuki String Group directed by Miles Attwell. With music ranging from a Concert Band arrangement of [...]
Medway Towns Music Centre goes from strength to strength as it opens its doors each week to almost 240 members. The end of Spring term concert on the 23rd March saw the Senior Groups take to the stage (and floor!) to produce a vast array of styles and genres with something for literally everyone in [...]
More than 200 school children performed in A Musical Universe – A Schools’ Prom, presented by Kent Music and Thanet Rotary Clubs at the Winter Gardens, Margate on Thursday 21 March. Working to the theme of space, young people from 12 local schools took part, as well as performers from Thanet Music Centre, run by [...]
We are delighted to announce that Phill Hyde will be taking over the management of the Medway Towns Music Centre straight after Easter to continue the outstanding work that Karen Barton has been doing since 2008. Phill is already on the Music Centre team as director of the North Kent Jazz Orchestra and has wider [...]
More than 200 young musicians from Thanet will take their audience on a space odyssey in a special concert at the Winter Gardens, Margate. A Musical Universe – A Schools’ Prom, presented by Kent Music and The Rotary Clubs of Thanet, will be performed at the atmospheric venue on Thursday March 21, from 6:30 to [...]
Early Years music teaching is one of the subjects in focus in the February issue of Music Teacher magazine. Read it here! Early Years Magazine article
Band without Boundaries’ successful year culminated last night with a Christmas Special, Jazz Club session which attracted a record number of people.
We are so pleased that our West Kent based Jazz Band for people with learning disabilities has been featured in an article on the “Learning Disability Today” website: “A jazz band that gives people with learning disabilities the chance to create, rehearse and perform their own music alongside seasoned players is revolutionising some of its [...]
Kindermusik Classes Starting In East Farleigh In October!
JAM is bringing three varied and exciting concerts to St. Leonard’s Church, Hythe and St. Nicholas Church, New Romney, featuring the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Bob Chilcott, Nicholas Cleobury, Onyx Brass, The Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge and organist, Daniel Cook. In a unique collaboration between JAM and Kent Music, all Kent [...]
A radical new orchestra that brings together young musicians with styles ranging from instrumental to DJ is to perform its first concert on Sunday December 11.