Starter Strings

Starter Strings - Photo Courtesy of Gabriella Karney

A beginner string ensemble for violins, violas and cellos

Standard required to join: Knowledge of basic finger                                                    pattern to Grade 1+

Conductors: Shirley Aston and Carol Lewis-Merritt


Rehearsal venue: Saturday Morning Music                                                       Centre, Hereford Sixth Form College,

                             Folly Lane, Hereford, HR1 1LU


Rehearsal time: 9:15am to 10:30am

How to Join

If you are interested in joining, click here to go to our online registration form

Autumn Term (Online Sessions)

Sept: Sat 12th, Sat 19th

Oct: Sat 3rd, Sat 17th

Online Concert: Wednesday 25th November 2020

Spring Term

January: Sat 9th, Sat 23rd, Sat 30th

February: Sat 27th

March: Sat 13th, Sat 27th

April: Sat 24th

May: Sat 1st

Concert: Wednesday 5th May 2021

Members of Starter Strings can also join the Ukulele Ensemble which rehearses after the break from 10:50am to 11:50am. You will be loaned a ukulele or you can bring your own. More information about the Ukulele Ensemble can be found here.


Members of Starter Strings can also join the Youth Choir which rehearses from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. More information about the Youth Choir can be found here.


There is no extra charge for joining another ensemble.

Telephone Number: 01432 853219      Email: