Buxton Preparatory Strings

BUPS Rehearsals

Friday, 28 September, 2018 -
17:15 to 18:00
Friday, 5 October, 2018 -
17:15 to 18:00
Friday, 12 October, 2018 -
17:15 to 18:00
Friday, 19 October, 2018 -
17:15 to 18:00
Friday, 9 November, 2018 -
17:15 to 18:00

BUPS Events

Friday, 5 October, 2018 -
19:00 to 19:30

For total beginners who are having lessons on violin, viola, cello or double bass. An excellent, fun and accessible introduction to playing with other string young players.

Ensemble Director: Jason Curteis

Rehearsal Venue: St Thomas More School, Buxton

Day & Time: Fridays, 17:15 -18:00pm


Buxton Community School will open for us tonight, and LMS is open as normal, so all rehearsals will be on as usual. Please make your decisions about travelling tonight, and take care. 

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Matinee Gala Concert


Sunday, 18 June, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:10


Violins (header)

Celebrate a year of music making in the Peak District with our annual Gala concerts. The Matinnee concert will feature our Beginner Winds, Preparatory Strings, Training Strings and Wind, the Peak District String Orchestra, and children from local primary schools who have been participating in the Wider Opportunities String Programme. 

PDMC Matinee Gala Concert, Buxton Opera House


Sunday, 19 June, 2016 -
14:00 to 15:00


Hope Valley Prep Strings

PDMC's annual matinee Gala Concert featuring the Bakewell, Buxton and Hope Valley Beginner Winds, Buxton and Hope Valley Preparatory Strings, the Intermediate Wind Band, Intermediate String Orchestra and the Peak District Big Band. 

Tickets available from Buxton Opera House: http://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/pdmc or 01298 71290