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WMA Term Dates 2020-21

*All dates are subject to change*

Ensembles Update

We are delighted to confirm the face to face return of most WMA ensembles. In order for us to manage this safely and in accordance with COVID guidance, we need to keep pupils in smaller consistent groups, adhere to social distancing, use large well ventilated spaces and limit the length of rehearsals.

Autumn Term 2020

WMA Saturdays

26 September

3, 10, 17 October 

7, 14, 21, 28 November

5, 12 December

WMA Wednesdays

30 September

7, 14, 21 October 

4, 11, 18, 25 November

2, 9 December

Saturday Rehearsals

The larger orchestras will run as smaller chamber music groups, rehearsing every 2 weeks. Other ensembles will meet weekly, although timings may be different:

Philharmonic Orchestra (Brass & Perc, Strings, Wind chamber groups): 9.30-10.30 am every 2 weeks (26 September, 10 October, 7, 21 November & 5 December)

Concert Orchestra (Brass, Strings, Wind chamber groups): 9.30-10.30am every 2 weeks (3, 17 October, 14, 28 November, 12 December)

Junior Orchestra (Brass, Strings, Wind Chamber groups): 12.30-1.30pm every 2 weeks  (3, 17 October, 14, 28 November, 12 December)

Training Orchestra (Brass, Strings, Wind Chamber groups): 12.30-1.30pm every 2 weeks (26 September, 10 October, 7, 21 November & 5 December)

*There will be additional rehearsal dates for Training Orchestra, Junior Orchestra, Concert Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra during October Half Term as follows: 

*Thursday 29 October

Training Orchestra – 11.15am-12.45pm

Junior Orchestra – 1.30pm-3.30pm

*Friday 30 October

Philharmonic Orchestra – 10.30am-12.45pm

Concert Orchestra – 1.30pm-3.30pm

Percussion Ensemble: 12.30 – 1.15pm every week

Pop Bands:

John’s Senior Band: 8.45-9.30am every week

John’s Intermediate Band: 9.45-10.30am every week

Tom’s Senior Band: 10.45-11.30am every week 

Junior Band: 11.45-12.30pm every week  

Wednesday Rehearsals 

Junior Concert Band: 5-5.45pm every week

Senior Brass: 6.30-7.15pm  every week

Jazz Orchestra 1: 7.45-8.45pm every week

Jazz Orchestra 2a: 6.30-7.30pm every week

Jazz Orchestra 2b: 5.15-6.15pm every week

Wandsworth Performance Troupes & Youth Choir: 45min sessions between 5pm – 8.45pm every week

Please click here to read our COVID safety mesaures

Spring Term 2021

WMA Saturdays

9, 16, 23, 30 January 

6, 27 February  

6, 13, 20, 27 March 

WMA Wednesdays

13, 20, 27 January 

3, 17, 24 February  

3, 10, 17, 24 March 

Summer Term 2021

TBC

Wandsworth Music Academy Important Updates

We are delighted to confirm the face to face return ensembles at WMA on Saturdays and Wednesdays.

For further information please click here