Monday Arts Centre groups

Please note that due to the ongoing situation, all group rehearsals are currently cancelled. Individual lessons are still taking place week beginning 16 March and 30 March. The Arts Centre concerts that were due to take place week beginning 23 March have also been cancelled.

We will keep you up to date with any other changes as the situation unfolds

Check out the programme to find out what's on at the Arts Centre on a Monday night

Please note that you need to become a member of our Arts Centre in order to join these groups.

Suzuki Strings  MAPAS has a strong reputation for teaching the Suzuki method and this very specialist ensemble is for musicians looking to utilise their skills within a group. Please contact the MAPAS office for more information about our Suzuki ensmeble.Beginner level5.00pm to 5.45pm
MAPAS MaestrosThis is a fun orchestra introducing young musicians to the joys of ensemble playing. Open to all beginner string, brass and woodwind players who are having lessons or learning at school.Beginner level5.00pm to 6.00pm
MAPAS Maestros PercussionOpen to all pupils with an interest in percussion and rhythm. Exploring a world of percussion instruments in a fun and engaging manner.Beginner level5.00pm to 5.45pm
MAPAS Brass EnsembleThis all-brass ensemble follows on from the MAPAS Maestros and covers a range of music from classical and film music to pop songs. There are parts suited to all abilities within the bandGrad 1+5.00pm to 5.45pm
Training StringsFor all string players progressing with their playing and looking to explore the family of instruments at the forefront of every Orchestra.Grade 1 to 36.00pm to 7.00pm
Training BandOnce you are a graduate of either of our two Maestros ensembles you can become a member of our Training Band. Come and perform arrangements of popular songs on your chosen instrument.Grade 1 to 36.00pm to 7.00pm
Salford Youth Concert BandOur senior wind ensemble perform regularly throughout the city including regular performances with Salford University. The band explore both traditional and modern music utilising all the musical colours a wind band offers.Grade 4+5.45pm to 7.00pm
Concert StringsThis ensemble is for musicians with a real talent for violin, viola, cello or double bass. The Concert Strings are often involved in a collaboration projects throughout the region and have a reputation for nurturing some fantastic string musicians.Grade 4+5.45pm to 7.00pm
Salford Youth OrchestraOur flagship orchestral ensemble for all brass, woodwind, string and percussion musicians. The Orchestra explore challenging and exciting music composed throughout the history of Classical music. Musicians from the Salford Youth Orchestra often go on to join one of the Greater Manchester Music Hub ensembles.Grade 4+7.15pm to 8.30pm
Synth OrchestraOur Synth Orchestra gives all pianists and keyboardists a chance to perform together. With a world of sound at your fingertips the Synth Orchestra is perfect for exploring film music and arrangements of popular songs.All Levels7:30pm to 8:30pm

For further information about any of the activities please contact the MAPAS Office on 0161 778 0256 or email