Bristol Music Centre, South

Bristol Music Centre, South

Merchants’ Academy Sports Centre, Molesworth Drive, Withywood, Bristol

Bristol Music Centre, South is home to two of the city’s most exciting new ensembles, the Bristol Modern Orchestra and South Side Choir, also a cutting-edge new Music Production, Composition and Recording programme.

The Bristol Modern Orchestra welcomes early stage, intermediate and advanced young musicians between the ages of 10-16 on any instrument. Whether you play trumpet or guitar, violin or drums, we explore adventurous arrangements of popular music. Sessions are split between sectional coaching and performance rehearsals.

Do you love singing? The South Side Choir is open to young people in years 6-8 and meets on Saturday mornings between 10am and 11.30am. Led by highly inspirational singing coaches, the group will develop young people’s vocal and musical skills through exploring adventurous arrangements of pop, rock, world and gospel music. Emphasis will be made on progression of part singing, vocal blend and tone and the choir will act as the ‘Voice’ to accompany other emerging instrumental groups at the Bristol Music Centre, South.

Music Production, Composition and Recording is for musicians interested in music technology (analogue and digital), recording, composing and production. Whether you want to compose a computer game soundtrack or produce the next hit this is the place for you to learn the techniques required to get ahead in the creative industries

Group Day Times Standard Ages Cost (2 Terms)
Bristol Modern Orchestra Thu 5pm – 7pm All abilities 10-16 £25
Music Production, Composition and Recording Thu 5pm – 7pm All abilities 13-18 £25
South Side Choir Thu 5pm – 7pm All abilities 9-14 £25

Dates – 2016/17

Term 1

September 15, 29
October 13, 20
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8, 15

Term 2

January 5, 19, 26
February 2, 9
March 2, 16, 23

Term 3

April 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25
June 8, 22, 29
July 19


To book your space with any of these groups, please email: