Central Ensembles

  • Ensembles Overview

    Calling all advanced musicians! Our Central Ensembles offer musicians the chance to perform at festivals, high profile concerts both in the UK and abroad and hone their ensemble-playing skills.   Some...

  • Kirklees Adult African Drummers

    Kirklees Adult African Drummers  has been together for 10 years and now goes under the name "Mmere dane", meaning "time changes". The group is open to people of all ages and ability levels.  All...

  • Kirklees Youth Brass Band

    The  Kirklees Youth Brass Band  (KYBB) enjoys playing traditional and modern pieces in the brass band repertoire. The age of the band members ranges from 11 to 18 and we are keen to welcome new members...

  • Kirklees Youth Jazz Orchestra

    Kirklees Youth Jazz Orchestra (KYJO)  was set up in response to the increasing demand for a top quality jazz ensemble in Kirklees.  The aim was to build on the success of the big bands and other jazz...


  • KYSO Symphonic Brass

    The Kirklees Youth Symphony Orchestra Symphonic Brass Ensemble forms the brass section of the youth orchestra and runs as an ensemble in its own right. The group consists of trumpets, French horns, trombones and...


  • Soul Band

    Kirklees Music School Soul Band has recently celebrated its 10 th   anniversary and in that time has developed into an exciting and popular ensemble. The Soul Band members tend to be drawn from...

  • Theory Workshops

    Kirklees Music School Office.  Mondays 5.30pm - 6.30pm. Leader Mrs P France This is a workshop for those working through Music Theory examinations.  Each student works at their own pace with support...

  • Kirklees Schools String Orchestra

    Conductor: Ralph Barker Kirklees Schools' String Orchestra is the String Section of Kirklees Youth Symphony Orchestra and also operates as an independent string ensemble. The group is widely recognised...

  • Kirklees Youth Symphony Orchestra

    Musical Director: Thom Meredith (Principal, Kirklees Music School) KYSO, under the umbrella of Kirklees Music School, was founded in September 2000, rising from the ashes of the Huddersfield Youth...