Ensembles

Cardinal Hume strings

Cardinal Hume Strings is a string ensemble organised by Cardinal Hume Catholic School Music Department. All string players at the school (violinists, violists, ‘cellists and double bass players) are very …

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Gateshead Intermediate Orchestral Strings

Gateshead Intermediate Orchestral Strings (GIOS) is a string orchestra that provides valuable experience of playing music as part of an ensemble and helps to develop musicianship skills. It is also …

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Gateshead Junior wind band

The junior wind band is a group of wind and brass players of up to grade 3 level. It gives young players the opportunity to play together in a friendly …

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Gateshead Youth Orchestra

GYO has been the central ensemble of Gateshead Music service for over 50 years having gone from strength to strength under – principally – Clifford Barratt and John Treherne. Numerous …

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Little Big Band

Little Big Band is the junior jazz orchestra. The ensemble is aimed at players of grade 1 to 3 ability level. The band was awarded the judges special award for …

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Notability

This is a windband made up of students with the age range 10 to 18 years. Players are Grade 3 plus standard with many attaining Grade 8. The instrumental make …

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Paraffernalia

Paraffernalia was formed in November 2003, following a series of jazz workshops run by The BBC Big Band. The band plays a mixture of classic swing/big band pieces by famous …

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South Tyneside Brass bands

The South Tyneside Junior, Intermediate and Premier Brass bands contribute to keeping alive the much-loved local tradition of brass bands in the region. Children and young people join the bands …

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Strings attached

Strings Attached is a string orchestra based at St. Thomas More School, Blaydon. All string players at an intermediate level are welcome to come along and play in a friendly …

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The South Tyneside Drum Young Club

The South Tyneside Drum Young Club meets at Chuter Ede Education Centre on Saturday mornings in term time. This group of enthusiastic percussionists are mostly from years 5 and 6 …

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The South Tyneside String Orchestras

The South Tyneside Junior and Intermediate String Orchestras provide a great opportunity for young string students to make friends and enjoy making music. The orchestras perform regularly at various venues …

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