Earley Music Centre

Saturday morning music school

We offer a wide range of       individual instrumental lessons, plus theory and aural studies.


All instrumental lessons are on an INDIVIDUAL basis. Our pupils range from 5 to 80+ years of age. Join us and take part in our Bands and Ensembles. We also have a Big Band which meets monthly.

Established in 1960, we provide musical tuition to around 200 students on Saturday mornings at Earley St Peter's School, Church Road, Earley, Reading RG6 1EY.

-- IMPORTANT UPDATES -- CHECK HERE DURING BAD WEATHER --

-- EMC will be * OPEN * in line with scheduled term dates.

Please visit our Vacancies page here:  vacancies   To avoid disappointment please note that our Waiting Time for Piano/Keyboard and Violin is over 12 months.

Complete an on-line Application now. It is important that you only complete one application for each student. If you have any future queries please send us a message not another application form. Duplicate forms will delay an offer of tuition.

OUR MOBILE NUMBER IS NOW:- 07867 006126. This number is for the use of existing members of Earley Music Centre to leave urgent messages regarding Saturday tuition. FOR ALL GENERAL ENQUIRIES please use our Contact Us page. This will ensure that we have a proper record of both incoming queries and our reply.                                

Dates for your diary:-

12/1/2019 - Start of Spring Term.

09/3/2019 - String Concert 1pm.

30/3/2019 - Senior Concert 1pm.

As a general rule our closing date for receiving Exam Applications is the last day of any term. This is flexible depending on the ABRSM closing date. In case of doubt please ask in the office on Saturdays. Our January Exam Entries are now complete. We have requested the week commencing 1st April 2019. Candidates will receive confirmation of their exam time/date as soon as the ABRSM allocate our entries. The Theory Exam Date is confirmed - 17:00 hrs on 6th March 2019.

Please remember that many marks are lost through poor performance of scales and aural questions.  Make sure this doesn't happen to you.

Download an Exam Application Form .      

If you need to contact us please send an email or leave a message on the EMC mobile - 07867 006126.    For messages left after 5pm on Fridays please use only the EMC mobile as emails or messages to other phone numbers will not always be received in time for Saturday. This number will be monitored regularly for messages. 

Our ethos is to combine Quality and Enjoyment with Musical Education.