The DaCapo Saturday Music Centre in North Finchley, London offers a friendly environment in which to learn music.

Every Saturday we offer Toddler Music Sessions, our Early Years Music programme for learners aged three to four and a half years, and our pioneering Integrated Music Programme for learners aged five years to adult

All children are welcome. We don’t select pupils by ability. Because students of all ages and abilities are catered for under one roof, it is a perfect choice for families.

The Saturday Music Centre is located at Wren Academy, Hilton Avenue, North Finchley, London, N12 9HB. 

“I like the relaxed friendly environment.” Pupil, Saturday Music Centre.

Classes take place between 9am - 3pm on Saturdays in term time. Weekly activities include:

  • one-to-one musical lessons available in a wide range of instruments
  • group lessons 
  • instrumental ensembles and singing circles
  • further opportunities in choirs, orchestras, dance groups and extra ensembles

All classes are based on DaCapo's Kodaly and Eurythmics based teaching.  See 'our approach' page for details.

Terms dates 2019 - 2020:

Autumn term: Saturday 14th September - Saturday 7th December
(Half term Saturday 19th & Saturday 26th October)
Workshop week December 14 

Spring term: Saturday 11th January - 28th March 
(Half term Half Term 15th & 22nd February)
The Big Performance - Sunday 29th March (afternoon concert by Blues to adults) 

Summer term: 25th April - 4th July 
(Half term 23rd & 30th May)
The Summer Concert - Sunday 5th July (afternoon concert by Reds to Greens) 

Unlike many music schools, students can join at any point in term time, you do not have to wait for the start of the following term. 

The best way to understand what we do and see if it feels right for you is to visit us. We invite you to visit us, observe the lessons and take part in a free taster session. We would love to meet you and show you around. 

Students and parents also love our popular in-house café serving healthy salads, wholesome hot dishes, fresh pastries, cakes and great coffee every Saturday 9am - 3pm.

Book your free taster session


The DaCapo Music Foundation is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1136051 and company number 06698862 at Wren Academy, Hilton Avenue, London, N12 9HB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website. For more information on how we use cookies please see our Privacy Policy.
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