Pendle 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.

Senior Steel Pan Group 4pm – 4.45pm
A dynamic group who perform a wide range of repertoire aimed at those with some steel pan experience (instruments provided).
Suitable for year 6 and above (some previous steel pan or musical experience is useful)

Junior Steel Pan Group 4.45 – 5.30pm
A group for steel pan beginners – learn to play these fantastic instruments and perform together in an ensemble (instruments provided) and progress on to the senior group.
Suitable for all (most members are primary school age)

Wind Band 5pm – 5.30pm
A fun and lively ensemble for wind and brass beginners.
Suitable for beginner to grade 2 standard

Samba Group 5.30pm – 6.30pm
An inclusive and accessible opportunity to learn to play samba drums as part of this friendly an energetic group. Samba teaches many key musicianship skills, and children can progress as a drummer or transfer their expertise on to any other instrument.
Suitable for all – reception age upwards!

String Group 6.30pm – 7.30pm
A dynamic and engaging mixed strings ensemble for violins, violas and cellos.
Suitable for beginner to grade 3 standard

Tuition available on guitar, bowed strings, piano, woodwind, brass, keyboard

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.




Thursday 4.30pm - 8pm (term-time only) Pendle Vale College


  • Classical
  • Brass / Wind Band
  • World Music


  • Drums / Percussion
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Guitar / Bass
  • Keyboards
  • 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