Highworth Grammar School
32 Maidstone Road
Highworth Grammar School
32 Maidstone Road
The Ashford Music Centre (AMC) is an inspiring local music hub offering a range of lessons and ensembles for musicians of all ages, backgrounds and interests.
It’s a great place to connect with the local music community and access fantastic music education outside of school.
Learning to play an instrument or sing is incredibly rewarding, giving a sense of achievement, and is a skill you will have for life.
All our Kent Music teachers are passionate, talented and supportive professionals, and look forward to welcoming students of all experience levels and backgrounds.
At this centre, we can currently provide tuition for:
If we aren’t currently teaching the instrument or vocal lesson that you’re interested in, please let us know via the ‘Make an Enquiry’ button below. We may be able to source a teacher for you!
For more information on tuition and prices, please see our Music Lessons page.
Joining a local music ensemble like an orchestra, choir or band can enhance your playing, giving you the opportunity to meet like-minded young musicians, learn new skills, gain performance experience and become a more confident player.
Ensembles running at the Ashford Music Centre include Ashford Music Explorers, Ashford Creative Orchestra and the Ashford Junior Choir. We have a team of inspiring and dynamic tutors who ensure that the rehearsals are fun and creative.
Find out more about these ensembles and sign up today through the links below!
When you turn into the Highworth Grammar School grounds at the Maidstone Road entrance, the car park is in front of you. Gower House, where all Music lessons and ensembles take place, is to the right and is accessed through the main reception. Our receptionist will greet you in the main reception area and you will be asked to sign in/out.
BY CAR: Gower House can be accessed by car via the entrance in Maidstone Road.
BY BUS: There are bus stops near to Gower House which are linked to a number of routes.
BY TRAIN: Gower House is a 25 minute walk from the Ashford International station.
You can park easily in the main car park at Highworth Grammar School.
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 ensembles at our Music Centres across Kent, so you can join as many as you wish, no matter which centre you initially signed up at.
Tuition is an additional charge, but you will receive a 10% discount on your membership if you also wish to join an ensemble at a Music Centre.
Fees per term for 2021-22
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.
To apply for tuition or ensembles at this Music Centre, please click ‘Apply Here’ below.
You’ll be taken to our online course platform where you can select your Music Centre of choice as the venue. You can then browse the available lessons and ensembles.
Once you’ve selected your chosen courses, go to your basket to complete your application. You will then be prompted to log into your Kent Music online customer account.
If you don’t have an online customer account, then don’t worry – you can still easily apply at the ‘Apply Here’ button. You’ll be taken through some simple steps to create an account and your application will be processed the same as someone with an existing account.
After your application is complete, you’ll be sent further information about your lessons or ensemble to confirm.
If you have any questions or concerns about applying, please contact our Customer Services team on email@example.com
Whilst restrictions have been eased, we are still prioritising everyone’s health and safety and would therefore ask that all centre staff and students undertake some basic measures to reduce the risk from COVID-19.
These measures are also part of our agreement to work at our venue, so it’s important that everyone follows the measures below while at the centre so we can continue to work at this wonderful venue!
Before attending the Centre:
Whilst at the Centre:
After visiting the Centre:
As ever, please do not hesitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.
We look forward to making music with you at AMC!