Thanet Pop Orchestra

Music Centre

Thanet Music Centre

Group Session

Wednesday ~ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ~ Term Time Only

Music Leader

Paul Richards


Grade 2+





Receive up to half a term free for new music centre members!

Open to young people aged 12-18, this instrumental ensemble will focus on learning, exploring and performing a mix of contemporary genres including rock, pop, musical theatre and many more.

Led by expert tutor, Paul Richards, the group is ideal for musicians who want to learn and perform contemporary and popular music alongside new friends.

Grade 2+ (or equivalent experience playing for 3 years or more) All instruments welcome!

Receive up to half a term free for new music centre members!

After the first half term, there will be a charge of £45 per term (3 terms per year) to attend the music centre – this fee includes membership of all groups at Thanet Music Centre, and all other Music Centres across Kent.  A 10% discount applies to membership if you are currently receiving instrumental tuition through Kent Music.

A generous financial assistance scheme is available for families who meet financial criteria. Find out more.

Instruments are available to hire from Kent Music. Instruments can also be provided through our Financial Assistance Scheme, for those that qualify.

There is a waiting area in the school foyer available, with tables and chairs, should you wish to stay for the duration of the group.

There is some parking available onsite, as well as plenty available on the streets surrounding the school.

Other groups include Thanet Voices, Prelude Strings, Wind Band, and Music Explorers. Tuition is also available for an additional charge.  Please contact our tuition team on customerservices@kent-music.com to find out the availability for your instrument.

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