Music Centre

Blackley Music Centre

Enrolment form below

Music Centres offer opportunities to develop musical skills and talents in a collaborative environment.

We encourage social networking in a safe place and provide regular performance opportunities throughout the year.
Making music with other people in a group or band or orchestra is fun, a good social experience and often the start of a lifelong interest

Contact us or call 0844 967 1111

Thursday 4.00 – 8.45pm
(Term time only)

Price: £45.00 (includes tax of £7.50 at 20%)


Blackley Music Centre
The Co-operative Academy of Manchester
Plant Hill Road
Higher Blackley
M9 0WQ

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The Blackley Music Centre is open on a Thursday evening, term time only, and is based at The Co-operative Academy of Manchester.

This friendly and lively centre caters for children aged 3 – 18 and offers a variety of ensemble opportunities from Samba and Ceilidh to Wind Band and Brass group.

It also offers the opportunity to join the outstanding Manchester Youth Stage band and Manchester Youth Wind Orchestra (MYWO).

If you would like to hire a musical instrument please contact 0844 967 1111 for further details.


Activity Age/Level Time
Polkadots (SEND inclusive) Nursery / Reception 4.00 - 4.30pm
Polkadots (SEND inclusive) Year 1 & Year 2 4.45 - 5.15pm
Ukulele Play and Sing (SEND inclusive) Level 1 5.15 - 5.35pm
Ukulele Play and Sing (SEND inclusive) Level 2 5.40 - 6.00pm
Strings Level 1 Beginner 4.45 – 5.15pm
Ceilidh Band / Strings Level 2 Intermediate 5.15 – 6.00pm
Samba Band Level 1 Year 3 to Year 6 4.00 – 4.30pm
Samba Band Level 2 Year 6 Upwards 6.00 – 6.45pm
Wind Band Level 1 Beginner 4.15 – 5.00pm
Woodwind Ensemble Level 2 Intermediate / Advanced 5.30 - 6.15pm
Brass Ensemble Level 1 Beginner 4.30pm - 5.15pm
Brass Ensemble Level 2 Intermediate / Advanced 5.30 – 6.15pm
Manchester Youth Wind Orchestra (MYWO) Advanced 6.30 - 7.30pm
Stage Band Level 3 Advanced 7.30 - 8.30pm
Guitar Ensemble Year 5 and upwards 6.00 – 6.45pm
Recorder Group 5.15 - 6.00pm

Tuition Woodwind / Strings Arrange time with teacher

This membership is for the duration of one term and entitles you to attend an unlimited amount of appropriate music centre ensembles.

Cost: £45.00 inclusive of vat. Payment needs to be made at the beginning of each term.

PLEASE NOTE: Membership is automatically included in tuition fees.

Please ensure that you select the Music Centre you wish to enrol on below