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 Summer term 2018:

Mondays; 9th 16th 23rd 30th Apr;    14th 21st May; 4th 11th 18th  25th Jun; 2nd 9th 16th Jul

Thursdays 12th 19th 26th Apr; 3rd 10th 17th 24th May; 7th 14th 17th 21st 28th Jun; 5th 12th Jul

Saturdays 14th 21st 28th  Apr; 5th 12th 19th May; 9th 16th 23rd 30th Jun;  7th 14th Jul  

Summer term fees 

(payable in advance)

£60 - one group

£96 - two or more Saturday groups

£161 - two or more Saturday groups plus a weekday evening


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

Join in at your own level!