Fancy writing a piece for harp? Prizes!

As part of next month’s Harp on Wight festival there is a competition to write a new harp piece with prizes of £100 for under-16s and £200 for over-16s, so get your pencil or your computer and start writing! Closing date October 30th.  http://harponwight.com/new-harp-music-competition/

Goodbye to Phil Chapman

This month Phil Chapman reluctantly leaves the IW Music Service, one of a number of redundancies and early retirements.  Over the last six years he has steered the Service through its most challenging period ever, coping with severe cutbacks in Government and IW Council support. In the Music Centre we Read more…

Wight Diamonds – Concert

The Wight Diamonds marching band have an exciting concert coming up on Sunday 26th of October, 6pm at the Medina Theatre in aid of the charity, SSAFA (Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Families Association) St Vincent’s care home in Ryde. The concert will include a stirring mix of marches, show pieces and popular music. Read more…

New 2014/15 Season

The Music Centre Friends’ Association are delighted to confirm the continuation of Music Centre for the 2014/15 Season. Despite changes to our funding and management we are offering a number of new groups, in addition to new conductors and experiences. Enrolment Day will be on the first day of Music Read more…

Calendar

We are having some issues with our online calendar. We hope to have this fixed soon, but in the mean time please see a list of upcoming rehearsals, concerts and events below: Saturday 26th April – Music Centre – Full rehearsal for all groups Saturday 3rd May – Music Centre Read more…

Website Updates

Apologies to anyone experiencing a memory fault with our website in the past few weeks, we believe we have now fixed this issue and We are currently updating (and repairing) our website ready for the new music centre term. Please bear with us whilst new content is added.

Open Day Nov 17

IW Music Centre Open Day  IW Music Centre is opening its doors to all to showcase and inspire young musicianship – there will be something to interest everyone! Open rehearsals and presentations will be held by the hundreds of young people aged 8-18 who play every Saturday during term time Read more…