Poulton 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.

Junior Strings 4.30pm – 5.30pm
A friendly and fun mixed strings ensemble for violins, violas and cellos.
Suitable for beginner to grade 2 standard

Senior Strings 5pm – 6pm
A great group for more experienced string players to meet other young musicians and develop their technique and skills through ensemble playing.
Suitable for grade 3 to grade 5 standard

Junior Wind Band 4.30pm – 5.30pm
A fun and lively ensemble for wind and brass beginners.
Suitable for beginner to grade 2 standard

Senior Wind Band 4.30pm – 5.30pm
A dynamic and engaging ensemble for more experienced brass and wind players, playing a wide variety of music including Disney tunes and film themes.
Suitable for grade 3 to grade 5 standard

Tuition is available on saxophone, flute, clarinet, brass, guitar, strings, drums and in music theory.
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.




Wednesday 3.30pm - 6.30pm (term-time only) Hodgson Academy


  • Classical
  • Brass / Wind Band


  • Brass
  • Drums / Percussion
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • 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