Blow the dust off your instrument

Instrumental Playing Workshops for Adults

Play with others, build your confidence and forge ahead with our orchestral playing days!


Did you learn to play an instrument when you were at school but haven’t got it out of the case for a long time? Or have you taken up playing an instrument in adult life just for fun? If the answer is YES then come along to our Blow the Dust off your Instrument playing day and rediscover the joy of playing as part of a group.

This playing day will give you the chance to renew your old skills or put new-found ones into practice in a friendly, fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Enrolment is open to all and the instrumental parts will be sent out in advance of the course, to give you time to get to grips with the notes ahead of the day itself.

The programme includes sessions for full orchestra, strings and windband.

Dates for your diary 2023/24 Season

Saturday 20 January 2024Albert Hall, Nottingham
Saturday 15 June 2024Albert Hall, Nottingham

“A very big thank-you to all involved. This was my first Blow the Dust and I found it inspiring and had a fantastic time. How Angela Kay maintained that energy all the way through I’ll never know”

Had a really fun day meeting other people and playing music with them- the wind band was particularly enjoyable.”

“I never in a million years thought I would play in an orchestra for a performance of the Messiah, and I enjoyed every minute of it. It felt like a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience!”

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