String Zone

Supported by Make Music Gloucestershire

6.00pm to 8.00pm

Mondays in Gloucester


Bursaries available, please apply here

For more information, or to book your FREE taster session, please email

Gloucestershire Academy of Music String Zone is open on a Monday evening and offers tuition at Intermediate, Senior and Advanced levels. Taught by the best string teachers in the county, who are all profesional performers themselves, with guest teachers including the Carducci Quartet.

Senior Strings: grades 5—7

Advanced Strings: grades 8+

Cello Ensemble

Chamber groups

Student compositions

Recent performances have included

  • performance with the Carducci Quartet, Pitville Pump Room and Cheltenham Town Hall 

  • performance with the Astaria Quartet, Worcestershire Cathedral

  • performance at the Three Choirs Festival

  • performance with European Chamber Orchestra, Stroud Subrooms 

Many students have continued their music studies at national music colleges and universities. These include Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Royal Northern College of Music, Trinity Laban, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire as well as Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities.


"Musicianship of the highest standard."

"A sophisticated ensemble who play with assurance and maturity, Bravo!"

"A fantastic 3 Choirs debut, more please..."

No audition is required however students are welcome to attend for a trial session before joining.  New students are welcome at any time during the year.