Join aN Easter holiday strings course 
and concert with the Marryat Players

Why join us?

This is a very friendly and inspiring music course featuring professional music coaching along with music students who will support the players in each section of the orchestra throughout the course.  Participants should have completed Grade 5 or above.

Music making is interspersed with badminton in the garden and brownies in the kitchen. There will also be an opportunity to try out a potter's wheel with our resident potter Cherry Tewfik.

Participants will be sent music in advance, in order to prepare.

The next course will run from Sunday 7th to Thursday 11th April, 2019.  Please email if you are interested in taking part or have any questions.



Fees are £230 which includes all tuition, music, food and drinks. Bursaries are available in cases of need.


Sunday 7th April to Thursday 11th April 2019 as follows:


Sunday to Wednesday from 10am to 5pm at 3 Marryat Road, Wimbledon Village SW19 5BB.

Thursday 11th April 2019 at 3pm
Dress rehearsal at King's College School, Wimbledon
Thursday 11th April 2019 at 7.30pm
Concert in the Great Hall of King’s College School, Southside, Wimbledon Common SW19 4TT conducted by Leandro Silvera


Vivaldi Cello Concerto in G major F.III n.12

Britten Simple Symphony

Mendelssohn String Sinfonia in B minor  

Piazzolla Libertango

Leandro Silvera is Head of Strings and Chamber Music at Eton College, Cello Tutor at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and Chamber Music Tutor at the Royal Academy of Music. He conducts the Pro Corda Chamber Orchestra, an orchestra for highly gifted young musicians that meets every year in Leiston Abbey and performs in Aldeburgh, and regularly coaches the cello and string sections of the National Children’s Orchestra and Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra.

April 2018 rehearsal in the Great Hall at King’s College School. Photos by Gabriel Isserlis.

The 2015 orchestra rehearsing at Marryat Road with Leandro Silvera

The 2015 orchestra rehearsing at Marryat Road with Leandro Silvera