Saturday mornings at
Vale of York Academy
Concert bands, big bands and Choirs.
You’ll find a fun and friendly group that’s just right for you!

Find out ‘What’s on!’ - your guide to upcoming events

We’d like everyone to attend the
Big Sing to improve their musicianship. It is, as it says, free for all! Parents would also be very welcome.

Jazz Stars – for band players taking the first steps in jazz playing,
grade 1 - 3.

Charioteers – for concert band players, beginners to grade 3.

Concert Band – this is our senior wind band, and players need to be above grade 4 level.
Big Band – the senior jazz group for players of brass, saxophone and rhythm instruments. Players need to be above grade 4 level.

Jazz Orchestra – this group is open to players up to 21 years of age, who have already achieved a high standard on their instrument. Entry will be by invitation or audition only.

Beatus Cantus - our training choir for boys and girls age 8-13. No previous experience is necessary.

Tutti Amici - a mixed chamber choir for ages 14 and over. Members must be able to read music and to sing in tune.


Dates for Autumn term 2017:

Sat 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th Sept. Thu 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th Sept.

Sat 7th, 14th, 21st Oct. Thu 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Oct.

Sat 11th, 18th, 25th Nov. Thu 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th Nov.

Sat 2nd, 9th, 16th Dec. Thu 7th, 14th Dec.

Summer term fees 

(payable in advance)

£65 - one group

£104 - two or more Saturday groups

£164 - two or more Saturday groups plus Thursday evening


If you join after half term we will give a 50% reduction.

Join in at your own level!