Moving Music Forward Since 1991
We run Music Centres in South Wimbledon, Mitcham, Morden and Wimbledon Village where children and young people from the local area can develop their skills, meet new friends and enjoy making music together.
Merton Music Centre, South Wimbledon
Our flagship Music Centre – Moving Music Forward in Merton.
Join our bands, ensembles, orchestras, groups and choirs from our wonderful new South Wimbledon venue. We also teach one-to-one lessons on all instruments.
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday evenings and Saturdays. For children and young people aged 7 – 19.
Wimbledon College Saturday Music School
Music is for life!
One-to-one instrumental lessons in piano, guitar (electric and classical), violin, tuba, euphonium and baritone horn and our Step Into Music programme (music classes for under 7s).
Saturdays at Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, Wimbledon, SW19
Music Production, DJ-ing, turntablism, violin, guitar (classical and electric), piano, ukulele and singing lessons
Tuesdays and Fridays after school, The Ark @ Sherwood School, CR4
Crown Lane Percussion, Morden
Drum kit and percussion lessons for all ages and abilities.
One-to-one, paired and small group Drum Kit and World Percussion lessons from our team of specialist tutors, right in the heart of Morden.
Monday to Thursday after school. For children and young people aged 6-18.
Online Music Theory Classes
Weekly classes to untangle the wonderful world of music theory.
Did you know that Grade 5 Theory is required before entering performance exams at Grade 6 and above? Join our classes for Grades 1-5 on Tuesdays after school via Zoom.
Included in full Music Centre membership, or available separately for £45 per term.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our flagship Music Centre is at Merton Abbey Primary School, next to Harris Academy Wimbledon and between South Wimbledon tube station (4-min walk) and the Tandem Centre (4-min drive).
We kindly request that where possible pupils are dropped-off outside of the school and make their own way in via the pedestrian entrance adjacent to the car park. Follow the path to access the building via the glass door - please look out for staff and signage to direct you.
There is limited on-site parking available on Saturdays and weekday evenings, and there is a Blue Badge bay in the Staff Car Park. Please click here for more information on parking.
Parent/guardian parking is in the playground, accessible via the staff car park gates (please do not park in the staff car park). Additional spaces may be found in the adjacent streets or alternatively at the nearby B&Q or Sainsburys (if you're planning on doing some shopping).
Everyone who uses sheet music - a pencil
Brass players - a towel for their water keys
Guitarists - a footrest
Percussionists - drum sticks
NB. On Saturday mornings, the Friends of Merton's Young Musicians run a pop-up cafe so your child may want to bring some money for a snack/drink.
Join Our Groups
Music sounds best when we make it together!
We offer a range of choirs and ensembles for every ability from our South Wimbledon based Music Centre.
Ensembles, Groups, Choirs & Lessons
£99 per term
Music Centre is membership-based and charged by the academic term. Membership costs £99 per term (of 10 weeks) with a discount of £19 offered for each additional sibling. Music Centre members have access to all* of our classes and groups, including Music Theory online lessons. For more information contact us.
*Subject to instrument, ability and availability.
£45 per term
Our online Music Theory classes are 30-minute sessions, perfect for developing your child’s musical understanding. These classes are included as part of a Full Membership or are available on their own for just £45 per term.
One-to-one instrumental lessons for children and young people.
Learn to sing or play piano, guitar, drum kit & percussion, violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, basooon, recorder, trumpet, cornet, french horn or trombone. Instrumental lessons after school or on Saturdays in South Wimbledon.
The Friends of Merton’s Young Musicians.
We are lucky to have a thriving and active parents/guardians association called the Friends of Merton’s Young Musicians (FMYM) that coordinates fundraising activities and operates a pop-up café at our Saturday Music Centre.