There are several groups within the Popular Music Department catering for a variety of musicians.

There is a range of Electric Guitar Groups that work at different levels for players of all abilities and experiences. There is also an Acoustic Guitar Orchestra.

The Keyboard Orchestra is a group for up to 20 keyboard players all to come together and perform as an ensemble.

Who is it for?

Children of all ages, abilities and levels but a beginner's knowledge of keyboard or piano is required.


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Music Centre
The Lyceum Building
Union Street
Oldham, OL1 1QG

Rehearsal times

Group Rehearsal time
E-Korch (Keyboard Orchestra) Tuesday, 4 - 5pm
S-Korch (Keyboard Orchestra) Tuesday, 5 - 6pm
EGG1 (Electric Guitar Group) Monday, 4.30 - 5.30pm
EGG2 (Electric Guitar Group) Tuesday, 4.30 – 5.30pm
EGG3 (Electric Guitar Group) Thursday, 4.30 – 6.00pm
Rock Band Monday, 6 – 7pm


£47.50 per term to join one or more groups in any department.


Get £8.50 off your fee for each additional child from the same family joining a Music Centre group.

Get 50% off per child if you are eligible for free school meals.