NLMS Music Summer School offers a wide choice of musical groups for players and singers to choose between, based upon skill and experience, from beginner to expert. The formal groups are:
- Symphony Orchestra – for skilled, experienced players
- Sinfonietta – for less experienced players
- Choir – a wide mixture of musical styles, for singers
- Brass Ensemble – dedicated ensemble rehearsals, as well as opportunities to work with both main orchestras
- New for 2021! – Percussion – a chance to build on your strengths if you’re already a percussionist, or to surprise yourself with new skills if you’re not
- String Group – for less experienced or confident string players
A variety of Open Sessions is also available, including the return of Open Light Music, intended for anyone to join – as few or as many as you want.