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BYME – Stringwise 2023

26th February - 5th March

Workshop and performance day open to all young players aged 8 – 21

Come and experience the joy of string playing at the Big Youth Music Experience for young violin, viola, cello and double bass players.

Workshop: Sunday 26th February 2023 – South Nottinghamshire Academy, Radcliffe on Trent

Concert: Sunday 5th March – Albert Hall, Nottingham


Come to Stringwise 2023 – an instrumental workshop day and concert for all young violin, viola, cello and double bass players from beginners to grade 5+.

Rehearsals are led by experienced conductors: Helen Maddison, Tamaki Higashi and Josh Goodman plus a team of specialist string players leading activities for everyone to enjoy.

There will be three groups

  • Stringwise 1 (grade 0 – 1)
  • Stringwise 2 (grade 2 – 4)
  • Stringwise 3 (grade 5+)

A music pack (including rehearsal tracks which are accessible via digital download or a CD) will be sent out approximately 4 weeks before the course. These tracks take you through the music and the workshop day rehearsals carry on from where they leave off.


Sunday 26 February 2023 – Workshop Day
South Nottinghamshire Academy, Radcliffe on Trent

Stringwise 3: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Stringwise 1 & 2: 1.00pm – 5.30pm

Sunday 5 March 2023 – Concert Day
Albert Hall, Nottingham

Stringwise 3: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Stringwise 1 & 2: 12.15pm – 3.00pm
Concert: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
NB Children will be supervised in between the rehearsal and concert.

How to sign up

The cost for the course is £12 for Stringwise 1 & 2, £16 for Stringwise 3.

You can sign up online via PayPal, debit or credit card (no additional fees) via the button below

Booking for the February course is now closed. To be included on the mailing list for the next event, please email admin@music-for-everyone.org

By cheque – download and complete this form and post to the MfE office at 10 Goose Gate, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1FF. Or you can phone 0115 9589312 and enrol over the phone.


26th February
5th March
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South Nottinghamshire Academy
Radcliffe on Trent, Notts NG12 2FQ United Kingdom + Google Map