Burnley Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Musical opportunities in your local area for children and young people at all levels of experience

 You are invited to join the fun on Tuesdays at Burnley Music Centre, Shuttleworth College, Burnley Road, Padiham, Lancs, BB12 8ST

You may choose to bring your instrument along to join activities OR if you would like to experience music making with others your age but don’t have any experience, come and try the choir or one of our beginner groups; Recorder, Brass or Samba.

4:20-4:50pm A choice of; Recorder, Beginner Brass (including French Horn) and Beginner Clarinet .  Pupils may then either join Ensemble For All, choir or guitar till 5:30pm.

4:30-5:30pm Ensemble For All

4:50-5:30pm Choir or Guitar Ensemble

5:30-6pm Woodwind Quartet

5:30-6:10pm Junior or Senior Samba

6:00-6:30pm Junior and Senior String Quartet

6:00-7pm Wind Band


Tuition is available in brass, strings, woodwind, guitar, keyboard, piano, drum kit and music theory lessons.

Joining ensembles and groups at Music Centre costs just £45 for the year, which includes membership of as many groups as you like! Costs are kept low as they’re subsidised by our Music Education Hub grant.




Tuesday 4pm - 8.30pm (term-time only) Shuttleworth College


  • Classical
  • Orchestral
  • Brass / Wind Band
  • World Music


  • Brass
  • Drums / Percussion
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Guitar / Bass
  • Keyboards
  • Singing / Choir
  • Music Theory
  • Ensembles
  • Tuition

Age Ranges

  • Key Stage 3: age 11-14
  • Key Stage 4: age 14-16
  • Key Stage 5: age 16-18
  • Key Stage 2: age 7-11
  • Key Stage 1: age 5-7