Academy East Music School

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Academy East Music School is the largest music school in the county of Essex and takes place at Colchester Institute, Colchester on Saturday mornings during school terms.

A diverse range of music tuition is offered, from individual Tuition and Music Theory to Aural Training and Practical Musicianship, together with participation in any number of ensembles including:

  • Orchestra
  • Senior Wind Band
  • Senior Strings
  • Combi Band (inc. electrics)
  • Rock Band 'ad hoc'
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Choir
  • Advanced Voice Ensemble
  • Beginner Bands
  • Junior Strings
  • Junior Rock Band
  • Acoustic/Classical Guitar Ensemble
  • Junior Wind Band
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Advanced Percussion Ensemble
  • African Drumming
  • Samba Band
  • Music Technology
  • Dholak Drumming 
For further information contact Tony Ward on 07827 2336045 (Sat AM Only) or email

Please note that hours can only be counted for attendance at the Music School and not for practice at home.