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Music - Instrumental Tuition

Music - Instrumental Tuition

The NEELB Music Service through a team of qualified Instrumental Tutors provide -

  • Instrumental Tuition on the full range of orchestral instruments.

  • Experiences staff working within a well developed organisation.

  • An instrument loan and repair service.

  • The opportunity for pupils to participate in a range of centralised and regional orchestras, bands and ensembles.

  • Preparation, where applicable, for the practical aspects of GCSE, 'As' and 'A' Level Music.

  • A programme of live music performances to schools.

  • An annual summer school for young instrumentalists.

  • Educational visits abroad for senior groups. 

Saturday Orchestra Transport 2015/2016

Please click on the image to download travel arrangements

Upcoming Events

Spring / Summer 2016 (Further details and concert ticket order forms will follow)
 Date  Group(s)  Venue
Tuesday 22nd March 2016 Spike People Cello & Double Bass Course Wellington Street Church, Ballymena 
Friday 1st – Saturday 2nd April 2016 Youth Concert Band contest in Navan  
Saturday 7th May 2016 Ballymena Area Concert Band Concert Wellington Street Church, Ballymena
Friday 13th May 2016 Youth Orchestra & Harp Ensemble Concert Antrim Forum
Saturday 14th May 2016 Junior Concert Band, Junior Orchestra & Intermediate Orchestra Concert Ballymena North Business Centre
Monday 16th May 2016 Southern Area String Orchestra Concert Newtownabbey
Tuesday 17th May 2016 Western Area String Orchestra Concert Magherafelt
Wednesday 18th May 2016 Central Area String Orchestra & Central Area Concert Band Concert Antrim Board Centre
Thursday 19th May 2016 Northern Area String Orchestra & Northern Area Concert Band Concert Ballymoney
Friday 27th May 2016 Youth Concert Band Concert Randalstown Parish Centre
Saturday 28th May 2016 Youth Orchestra Concert  Glenarm Castle


The Education and Library Boards (ELBs) were dissolved on 31 March 2015. The Education Authority was established on 01 April 2015 and is now responsible for all of the operational functions previously carried out by the five ELBs in accordance with the Education Orders.

182 Galgorm Road, Ballymena, BT42 1HN
Telephone number: 028 2565 3333