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Berkshire Maestros to Relocate its Bracknell Music Centre to Ranelagh School

16 April 2018

Berkshire Maestros is delighted to announce the relocation of its Bracknell Music Centre to Ranelagh School. The partnership between the school and the charity will bring improved facilities for Berkshire Maestros students whilst offering new music opportunities for Ranelagh pupils and young people in the Bracknell and Wokingham areas.

Previously based at Bracknell Open Learning Centre on Rectory Lane, Bracknell Music Centre provides first-class musical education for children and young people in Bracknell and Wokingham through the provision of lessons at the centre and in local schools. They also run numerous choirs, bands and ensembles and offer students the opportunity to progress to the county level choirs and orchestras.

Almost 600 children and young people study music every week at Bracknell Music Centre with many more benefiting from music lessons provided by Berkshire Maestros at local schools in the area. It is hoped that this number will grow thanks to the facilities at the new centre.

Berkshire Maestros Chief Executive Officer, Lynne Ellis announced the move saying;

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Ranelagh School. This is a comfortable pairing for two organisations which share a number of core values. The school has an excellent reputation and has attracted considerable praise from Ofsted in recent years. Under the management of a new Head of Music, Luke Coventry, its music department is growing and developing. The partnership between Ranelagh and Berkshire Maestros will ensure that students get access to the best available facilities including; dedicated music-making facilities, refurbished teaching and rehearsal rooms, performance spaces and refreshment areas."

The new centre will also facilitate further growth to meet rising demand for affordable, quality musical education in the area."

This is an exciting time for Berkshire Maestros in Bracknell, Wokingham and the surrounding areas. With the new, improved Music Centre comes the opportunity to ensure the quality of our music teaching, provide a wider range of high quality and diverse musical activities and become even more integrated into the local community through a wide range of music activities for all age groups.

The new location is very accessible and offers ample parking for Berkshire Maestros customers.

This will be a phased relocation with some classes relocating during the summer term and the move being completed by September 2018. Customers affected will be contacted directly.

Should you have any questions or queries relating to the move, please contact James Baker at Bracknell Music Centre





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