Music

After School and mid-term programmes for the children and young people of Lambeth

Main Objectives of Music Classes

  • To provide an opportunity to learn new skills, such as ability to play a musical instrument.
  • Improve coordination and concentration levels.
  • Provide opportunity to Perform in front of an audience
  • Gain confidence and ability to work with others and encourage team work.

Overview

  • Provide after school music classes for children and young people. 
  • Classes are delivered in a safe and secure environment within our own centre.
  • Classes include Keyboards, Guitar, Drums, Vocals and Band workshops.
  • Highly qualified teaching staff with years of experience.
  • 50 pupils per week

What are the challenges?

  • Inadequate provision of affordable after School educational activities within the local community.
  • We address issues such as low levels of self-confidence, poor social skills and behavioural problems due to limited support structures. 
  • Secure environments for children to develop skills in relationship building and finding appropriate friends.
  • Children are mainly from low income families.

Brixton Wings responding to local needs

  • Provides a vibrant range of activities which all our young people can enjoy and learn from  
  • Learning through play
  • Affordable registration contributions subsidized by funding
  • We contribute towards the overall council objectives – such as improving community cohesion and life chances for young people.
  • Provide Performance Opportunities in the community:
  • Group workshops, co-produced by the children and teachers.
  • Encourage and promote Soloist Compositions
  • The Brixton Wings Band perform formally at least twice per year.