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Bristol Beacon Jazz Ensemble

Ages 9-14 | Grade 1+

Beacon Music Centre

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£90 per year, split into 3 payments of £30

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Bristol Beacon Jazz Ensemble has a fantastic reputation for producing young jazz musicians. Working from a beginner level, it’s a jazz band for instrumentalists rehearsing and performing a wide range of repertoire and encourages improvising and composing as a group.

The repertoire covered in the sessions ranges from familiar standards to more unusual styles and new arrangements. The group gives opportunities to improve sight-reading, playing by ear and ensemble skills, where students can try out new things in a relaxed and encouraging environment

Ability: Grade 1+

Ages: 9-14

How to book

All ensembles and activity enrolment is managed through our online registration portal, SpeedAdmin. Enrolling via SpeedAdmin should be straightforward, but if you should have difficulty, here are some useful steps to follow.

  • Click the enrol button on this page to access the SpeedAdmin enrolment page
  • If you already have a SpeedAdmin account, please login to your existing one to avoid multiple accounts being created.
  • Follow the steps on SpeedAdmin to complete your registration including: instrument selection, student details, payer details
  • You can hire an instrument from Bristol Beacon per term if needed.
  • When complete, we will be in touch to arrange payment for your chosen ensemble.

Bursaries

Music is for everyone, regardless of background or circumstance. Bristol Beacon offers a variety of bursaries and subsidised instrumental opportunities for children and young people in Bristol schools.

Find out about our range of bursaries, eligibility criteria, how to apply and start your musical journey with us today.

The venue

Beacon Music Centre

Covid-19 Safety Measures

If you have Covid-19 symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate you should not attend this event.

  Register with NHS Test and Trace app

  Wear a face covering

  Stick to your allocated drop off time

  Follow one-way signage

  Be respectful of other people’s personal space

Enjoy your visit safely

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Getting Here

  Beacon Music Centre, Stanton Rd, Bristol BS10 5SJ

Beacon Music Centre is located on Stanton Road in Southmead, 1km from Southmead Hospital. Find out how to get here on foot, by bicycle, bus and car.

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