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Date(s) - 12/09/2017
9:30 am-11:30 am

Brighthelm Centre activities hall

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Silver Strings – it’s never too late to learn! Suchitra Brighthelm 16 14-4-15 smaller

Silver Strings is a music session for older people who’ve always wanted to play a stringed instrument. At Silver Strings, we warm up gently and play in pairs as part of a larger group to make music together. Everyone over 50 is welcome, regardless of previous experience – no music reading is necessary, and everyone can choose the material we play.

Learning an instrument in a group keeps our minds active and our fingers supple – and it’s a lot of fun! Participants say: I get such a sense of achievement(SW), My hands are now more agile (DP), Every week is a highlight! (RW).

We even provide the instruments: choose violin, viola or cello – or try all three! Come and join us on the first Tuesday of the month for a free trial at our Open Session.

The sessions are facilitated by professional cellist and Goldsmiths-trained music leader Isabel Emerson.

Where: The Brighthelm Centre, North Road, BN1 1YD

When: weekly Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am

Cost: first session free, on first Tuesday of the month. £12/wk (payable monthly) thereafter, inclusive of instrument use during session

email Isabel: isabel@openstrings.co.uk