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Gateshead Strings


Are you learning to play violin, viola, ‘cello or double bass?  Are you working towards Grade 1, 2 or 3? 

Then this is the invitation to join Gateshead Strings.

Gateshead Strings is a String Orchestra which rehearses each Thursday at the Dryden Centre, Evistones Road, Gateshead, from  4.15 – 5.30pm  

The Orchestra is run by experienced string teachers from Gateshead Schools’ Music Service and plays a wide range of music.  Gateshead Strings regularly performs at concerts locally and has also performed at venues in France and on many occasions at the Sage Gateshead.  

Joining Gateshead Strings will also provide the opportunity to meet like minded musicians, make new friends and work together in a friendly and supportive environment.  

If you would like to join the Orchestra, please let your parent / guardian and instrumental teacher know.  There is a charge of £50 per term or £130 for the full year (3 terms), payable after an initial ‘try-out’ session.  This charge does not apply to students who receive free school meals.  

Should you or your parent / guardian require any further information, please telephone John Treherne on 0191 433 8690.  

Contact us

Henry Edwards
Dryden PDC
Evistones Road
Tel: 0191 433 8690
Email: Henry Edwards