West Kent Youth Orchestra

Music Centre

Tonbridge Music Centre

Group Session

Fridays ~ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm ~ Term Time Only

Music Leader

Benedict Collins Rice







Please be aware that, due to the COVID 19 crisis, there have been some changes to this group and in-person sessions are not currently running. 

However, we are now running an exclusive Online Music Centre which includes the Online West Kent Youth Orchestra, which might be relevant to your interests.

This runs on Fridays from 4:30pm-6pm, and this term’s dates are as follows:

January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

February 5th, 12th

For more information on this and other Online Music Centre courses, and to find out more about making music with us during COVID-19, please follow the links below:

Online West Kent Youth Orchestra

Online Music Centre

Music lessons

Kent Music’s response to COVID 19

An advanced classical orchestra for grades 5+.

How do I join?

You can join this group at any time; there are no auditions, although you must be playing at a grade 5 level or above. Simply sign up using the ‘Apply Now’ button below. If you’d like more information or to apply to join this group, please use the buttons below. Please be aware that at this time due to space restrictions as a result of Covid-19, we may not be able to accept all applications for new members straight away – if we have already reached our maximum number of participants, you will be placed on a waiting list and notified as such. We hope to be able to remove this restriction soon.

Membership fee

You can join our network of Local Music Groups and Music Centres by paying a membership fee each term. This gives you access to all ensembles and groups at our centres across Kent and Medway.

Aged 18 and under: £45 per term

We are able to offer a 75% discount for those meeting specific financial criteria: visit our Financial Assistance page for details.

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