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The Senior Department

Gloucester Academy of Music Senior Department is open on a Monday evening and offers tuition at Intermediate, Senior and Advanced levels.

Gloucester Academy of Music Senior Strings
A string ensemble for students of grade 4 to 6 standard.   No audition is required, however students are welcome to attend for a trial session before joining.   New students are welcome at any time during the year.

6.00pm to 8.00pm Mondays in Gloucester - 45.00 per term.   With thanks to Make Music Gloucestershire.

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Advanced Strings
These courses are designed for students to realise their maximum potential with many students being offered places at national music colleges or universities when they leave.

6.30pm to 8.00pm Prima Corda String Ensemble in Gloucester - 83.50 per term.   Entry by audition.  Students must be available for public concerts as required.

Chamber Ensembles in Gloucester (Monday evening) - 99.00 per term.   Entry by teacher recommendation.  Chamber groups are formed according to availability and standard of students.

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A mixed ensemble of strings and wind for Grade 5 to 8+ adults and students, meets on Monday evenings.

7.30pm in Gloucester - 78.20 per term.

Prima Corda

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Prima Corda is the most advanced string ensemble of Gloucester Academy of Music.   Entry is by audition only, attracting players from Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties.   They perform several times a year throughout the area with different musical directors and have represented England at International Music Festivals in Tuscany and Switzerland.   Many members of Prima Corda go on to study their instrument at Music College or university.

Prima Corda December 2006

"Prima Corda displayed musicianship of the highest standard"

"A sophisticated ensemble who play with assurance and maturity, Bravo!"

"A fantastic 3 Choirs debut, more please..."

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Information and some pictures from Prima Corda's performance of 'In the Forest' by Adelina De Lara in Gloucester Cathedral can be found here.

Bursaries are available on application for families on lower incomes or for those struggling to meet all of their children's music education costs.