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Get involved at Derbyshire Youth Folk Ensemble

Opportunities for musicians of all ages and abilities with a love of folk music | Based at various locations around Derbyshire throughout the year

The Derbyshire Youth Folk Ensemble (DYFE) is a newly established group of young musicians interested in learning traditional styles and techniques in playing traditional English dance music.

A small group of young musicians met online in July 2020, with tutor Sarah Matthews and Frances Watt, and learnt two tunes entirely by ear, phrase by phrase to produce a recorded track.

DYFE welcomes players of any and all instruments, including singers. 

Get involved

The Derbyshire Youth Folk Ensemble, ran in partnership between Folk 3D and Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership (DDMP), meets at various times in the year from different location.

Workshops for the DYFE will resume in September 2021.

Changes to how we work due to COVID-19

Hub partners may be offering different arrangements to what is listed, including temporary timetables, alternate venues and digital activities. All partners will be following the latest advice from the Government at all times.

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Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership is the music service provided by Derbyshire & Derby City councils, aiming to provide quality music-making opportunities to pupils in Derby and Derbyshire.