Ensembles Folk and Woodwind

MPN Newcastle Regional Ensembles

Folk and Woodwind

We are delighted to let you know about our online combined Folk and Woodwind ensemble sessions starting on Thursday 1st October

Sessions are via Zoom on Thursdays 3.45pm – 4.30pm.

Dates 1st, 8th, 15th October 5th,12th,19th,26th, November 3rd, 10th December.

 This group is open to pupils (and parents/carers) that have an interest in playing folk music and playing together with others.

If there are other family members that would like to join us, then please let us know

 Please register for each person so we know what instrument they play and to what standard.

For example, if they are a beginner, grade 1 violin, grade 3 flute etc.

 We will learn several styles of music including local ceilidh tunes and other genres.

Sessions are open to anyone that knows a few notes up to those that are of Grade 5 standard.

 If you or other family members play the following instruments

Violin, viola, cello, ukulele, guitar, penny whistle, recorder, keyboard, clarinet, flute, recorder, chalumeau, saxophone then this session could be for you or the whole family!

Please register for each family member attending session by 25th September

using the following link 





Registering for the ensemble will act as confirmation that you have read and agree to the attached MPN online ensembles safe guarding policy and give permission to proceed.


The link to the session including a copy of online terms and conditions will be emailed to the registered email address on Monday 28th September

Please note for security purposes only the registered email will be allowed to join the session


If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to get in touch

Best Wishes

Georgina Biddle

Senior Specialist Music Service