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The Category Local Music Services and Trusts is a subset of Music Education and Training. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all of the Local Music Services and Trusts which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Service/Trust's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Local Music Services and Trusts do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Bridgend Music Service

 

! Local Music Services and Trusts KEY
VISITS (to Website)40
VIEWS (of this Record)103

‘Offers music learning opportunities to learners at school, in the community and in out-of-school settings. Supporting learners from first access through to excellence, ArtForms Music offers a range of activity in all genres, and for learners of all ages. We offer vocal and instrumental learning in and out of school, in a wide range of instruments and across a wide range of genres. ArtForms Music Centres offer community-based music learning across the city, and City of Leeds Youth Music offers the opportunity for young musicians to play at a very high level. We support schools through CPD and through the Music Connect network, as well as delivering National Curriculum teaching.’

 

* ArtForms Music [Leeds]
VISITS (to Website)302
Also indexedCity of Leeds Youth Music | Leeds Music Education Partnership
VIEWS (of this Record)308

'ArtsFirst is the lead organisation for the Islington Music Education Hub. Working alongside our many partners we aspire to deliver the best possible music education opportunities to children and young people and to work with community and professional musicians to make Islington a music rich borough.

 

* Arts First [Islington]
VISITS (to Website)223
Also indexedIslington Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)498

‘Operates weekly groups and other regular events hosted by carefully selected music leaders who offer the highest level and range of experience as composers, musicians, singer songwriters, and technicians. Our music leaders are enthusiastic and inspiring with many being ex B Sharp participants who share a love of music and the B Sharp "way of working", and to maintain this approach we operate a skills cascade training model with clear pathways of progression for both our participants and our music leaders ...'

 

* B Sharp
VISITS (to Website)631
VIEWS (of this Record)479

‘The Community Music Service (CMS) provides individual and group tuition for children, young people and adults. We deliver weekly ensembles both in schools and at the music centre, workshops and projects including partnership work with professional orchestras and music education organisations. CMS teachers deliver a programme of live music concerts in schools and children’s centres ...'

 

* Barking & Dagenham Community Music Service
VISITS (to Website)323
VIEWS (of this Record)395

'Barnet Education Arts Trust absolutely loves to make music! Whether you are a young classical, jazz or rock musician we have bands and groups ... If you sing we have choirs, and if you are a teacher we have training opportunities and advice. We can hire out orchestral instruments ... We stage concerts regularly ... If you are three years or older we have something for you!' The Trust is the Lead Organisation for the Barnet Music Education Hub.

 

* Barnet Education Arts Trust
VISITS (to Website)289
Also indexedBarnet Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)444

'An active network of partner organisations led by Barnsley Music Service. It works to enhance music education for schools and families in Barnsley.'

 

* Barnsley Music Education Hub
VISITS (to Website)231
Also indexedBarnsley Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)477

'As well as in-school tuition, children and young people can attend one of the five Music Centres which meet on a weekly basis during term-time. The Centres provide rehearsal and performance opportunities in Bands, Orchestras, Ensembles and Choirs for Primary and Secondary school children. They are led by qualified music teachers who are used to working with young people.'

 

* Bath & North East Somerset Music Service
VISITS (to Website)563
VIEWS (of this Record)676

'Founded in 1999 to support the development of youth music opportunities in the County. In 2011 the Trust took over running the Youth Music Courses, which were formerly run by the Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Councils, and these successful courses are now expanding. We run holiday courses for students who already play an instrument or sing but who are looking to take part in high quality ensembles or groups. Our current groups include orchestras, wind and concert bands, string groups, chamber groups, a choir and a Youth Opera production. And we have plans to expand provision over the next few years.'

 

* Bedfordshire Music Trust
VISITS (to Website)244
VIEWS (of this Record)457

‘Working with young people, schools and a number of strategic partners, we aim to enable, enhance and enrich the music education available to students in and around Birmingham ... We do not “select.” We make music available to all children and young people, regardless of their situation or background ... We want everyone to have an opportunity to learn music, so we provide free instrument loans to those who need it ... Services for Education is a unique charity that uses the power of learning and of music to create and build confidence amongst children, young people, adults and communities.‘

 

* Birmingham Music Service
VISITS (to Website)180
Also indexedServices for Education
VIEWS (of this Record)235

'The Service provides weekly musical tuition in all Blackpool Schools and Academies and, in 90% of our Children's Centres. Its constant drive to improve the experiences and opportunities of all Blackpool children makes the Music Centre a fun place to work and rehearse and staged events have shown that Blackpool children have exceptional talent when given the opportunity ...' Blackpool Music Service is the Lead Organisation for the Blackpool Music Education Hub.

 

* Blackpool Music Service
VISITS (to Website)301
Also indexedBlackpool Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)538

'We are teaching around 8,000 children weekly to play a musical instrument, teaching the music curriculum in over a third of our local primary schools and running 45 weekly out-of-school bands, choirs and orchestras ... Many of our students come through the Music Service and then go on to play in regional ensembles like the Halle Youth Orchestra and the Greater Manchester Youth Brass Band and in national groups like the National Youth Choir/ Brass Band / Orchestra ... Bolton Music Service is the lead partner in the Greater Manchester Music Hub.’

 

* Bolton Music Service
VISITS (to Website)267
VIEWS (of this Record)414

'A very active organisation, providing a wide variety of innovative programmes and activities including concerts at Wembley Arena, rock and pop festivals, solo competitions, choir competitions, guest performances at local events, participation in national events, as well as international tours ... Brent Music Service is also the lead partner of the Brent Music Education Hub.'

 

* Brent Music Service
VISITS (to Website)199
Also indexedBrent Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)405

BHMA provides quality and inclusive music and arts education and performance opportunities for all children and young people across the city including music lessons, ensembles, projects, workshops, orchestras, summer schools and dance classes. BHMA is the lead partner of the award winning SoundCity, the Music Education Hub for Brighton & Hove. Working alongside the Brighton Dome & Festival, Glyndebourne, Rhythmix, University of Sussex, Royal Pavilion and Museums, representatives from Public Health and the Music Industry.’

 

* Brighton & Hove Music & Arts
VISITS (to Website)441
VIEWS (of this Record)292

‘An independent music service nationally renowned for providing a very high quality comprehensive and inclusive instrumental and vocal music education to the young people of Bromley and surrounding areas, as well as providing opportunities for performance in a wide range of settings to enhance the musical understanding and appreciation of pupils and the wider community ... BYMT became the leading partner in Bromley Music Hub in September 2012.'

 

* Bromley Youth Music Trust
VISITS (to Website)324
Also indexedBromley Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)290

'We believe passionately that music is an invaluable and essential part of education for young people. The thrill of making music and exploring our creativity through instrumental and vocal work builds confidence and self-esteem. We develop learning and listening skills alongside concentration and co-ordination. Children who learn music are better equipped for success in life ... Buckinghamshire Music Education Hub is a network of music education organisations, community groups, Buckinghamshire schools and music practitioners who share a common vision to provide and create musical opportunities and experiences of the highest quality for all students in the county at all levels and in all types and genres of music.'

 

* Buckinghamshire Music Trust
VISITS (to Website)288
Also indexedBuckinghamshire Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)394

'We teach in Bury secondary and primary schools. We offer tuition on all orchestral and concert band instruments PLUS piano and guitar. Pupils have FREE use of their chosen instrument ... We have several orchestras, groups, bands and ensembles formed for various occasions and managed by staff in their own time. Approximately 250 young people aged between 8 and 18 are involved! They play in a tremendous variety of performing units graded to cater for their different levels of age and experience.'

 

* Bury Music Service
VISITS (to Website)683
VIEWS (of this Record)460

'We support the music curriculum in schools by providing a broad range of quality instrumental and vocal tuition for students together with curriculum advice and support for teachers.'

 

* Caerphilly Music Service
VISITS (to Website)219
VIEWS (of this Record)397

‘Provides opportunities for children, young people and adults to learn a musical instrument and make music together in our ensembles. We provide Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET), ensembles and curriculum teaching in schools. We have many centrally run ensembles in three regional centres for children and adults. We will continue to expand the opportunities in collaboration with cultural organisations for pupils to experience live music both as performers and audiences.’ The Trust is the Lead Organisation for the Calderdale Music Hub.

 

* Calderdale Music Trust
VISITS (to Website)128
Also indexedCalderdale Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)206

‘We organise instrumental and vocal tuition in most Camden schools as well as running 35 borough ensembles and choirs plus 2 Saturday music centres offering instrument hire and a scheme for parents to purchase new musical instruments without having to pay VAT ... Preparing and entering children for grade exams and Arts awards ... Providing musical advice to parents and support to teachers and schools.’

 

* Camden Music Service
VISITS (to Website)131
VIEWS (of this Record)176

A Canterbury-based charity helping people of all ages and abilities to improve health and wellbeing through active participation in singing. The four choirs we currently run are: [1] Canterbury Cantata A specialised choral group, open to young singers by audition; [2] Amici Chorus A non-auditioned community choir, open to all; [3] Monday Music Offers the opportunity to use singing as a means of improving individual well-being; [4] Sing to Beat Parkinson's A choir similar in principal to Monday Music but for people at varying stages of Parkinson’s Disease ... We believe that anyone who wishes to sing with other people should be able to do so, regardless of experience, and without any financial barrier. Based on the belief that singing is good for you, and following over a decade of collaborative research, we act as an umbrella organisation to make opportunities for caring through singing.'

 

* Canterbury Cantata Trust
VISITS (to Website)41
Also indexedAmici Chorus | Canterbury Cantata | Monday Music | Sing to Beat Parkinson's
VIEWS (of this Record)68

Calendar lists wide range of activities including several Concerts each annual session: 'The Friends of Carmarthenshire Music Service was re-established during the 2010-2011 academic year after a ten year absence. The Group consists of parents and friends of pupils that are involved in the ensembles of Carmarthenshire Music Service. The aim of the association is to provide practical and financial support to the pupils in the County of Carmarthenshire. The association warmly welcomes new members ...'

 

* Carmarthenshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)221
VIEWS (of this Record)424

‘The City of Belfast School of Music aims to provide a vibrant and high quality Music Service to all schools within the BELB area and to the wider community. Day school pupils and evening students will learn to make music individually and together, thereby enriching the quality of their lives and enhancing the musical life of the city. The City of Belfast School of Music believes in Equality of Opportunity for all.’

 

* City of Belfast School of Music
VISITS (to Website)260
VIEWS (of this Record)298

‘The Scheme enables as many children as resources and time will allow, the opportunity to play a musical instrument. Children who receive lessons will be tutored in the skills required to play an instrument. Opportunity exists to participate in and enjoy group music making in the school and the Community.’

 

* Clackmannanshire Instrumental Music Tuition
VISITS (to Website)253
VIEWS (of this Record)464

'There are different groups for pupils at different ages and stages held in different parts of the County. Three Music Centres provide a home for our junior and senior orchestras and guitar groups ... Our String Group, Big Band, and Woodwind Ensemble offer varied experiences to enthusiastic and talented young musicians.'

 

* Conwy Expressive Arts and Music Service
VISITS (to Website)203
VIEWS (of this Record)339

‘A service that works to ensure children and young people in the Borough have access to creative opportunities. We work as part of a network of local partners that include the majority of Croydon state schools, a range of cultural organisations and alternative education services.‘ The Service is the Lead Organisation for the Croydon Music Education Hub.

 

* Croydon Music & Arts
VISITS (to Website)358
Also indexedCroydon Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)248

'We are a partnership that brings together local organisations from right across Cumbria to deliver the best music education for children and young people ...  The Lead Partner is the “Cumbria Music Service” ... The Hub has created six Local Area Networks, with a dedicated Network Leader for each, to support the wide range of people and organisations working with young people in music across the whole of Cumbria. Each Local Area Network provides a local focus, and offers a forum to share ideas and opportunities and to have your say in what the Music Hub does. Please get in touch with them with any questions or suggestions for your area ...'

 

* Cumbria Music Hub
VISITS (to Website)314
Also indexedCumbria Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)470

'Welcomes young musicians from Glossop, New Mills, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Hayfield and the surrounding areas. The Trust provides opportunities for players from beginner to advanced levels to play together in a structured family of ensembles. With over 150 members, the emphasis is on high standards of achievement in an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere, giving young players the best opportunities to develop their interest in music and the friendships that are born out of playing together.'

 

* Dark Peak Music Foundation
VISITS (to Website)255
VIEWS (of this Record)338

'Provides music to all ages and all backgrounds and believes that the opportunity to play a musical instrument should be available to every child, regardless of financial or social circumstances.' The Service is the Lead Organisation for the Doncaster Music Education Hub.

 

* Doncaster Music Service
VISITS (to Website)261
Also indexedDoncaster Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)362

'The main provider of music provision within Dorset. We are the lead organisation in the Dorset Music Education Hub and we are committed, with our partners, to providing all kinds of instrument playing and musical opportunities at the highest practicable level to as many young people in the county as possible.’

 

* Dorset Music Service
VISITS (to Website)156
Also indexedDorset Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)297

'Encourages people of all ages and abilities to participate in community music and arts activities. We work in partnership with schools and other organisations in Dudley to deliver opportunities for young people. Through our Music Hub we are committed to provide opportunities for children and young people to be involved in regular performance activities. We believe this is a vital part of a child’s musical tuition and enhances their musical development.'

 

* Dudley Performing Arts
VISITS (to Website)226
Also indexedDudley Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)391

Music in Schools 'We aim to inspire young people in our communities to enjoy music throughout their lives. We provide a wide range of high quality musical educational opportunities aiming for the highest standards.' The Service is the Lead Organisation for the Durham and Darlington Music Education Hub.

 

* Durham Music Service
VISITS (to Website)265
Also indexedDurham and Darlington Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)318

‘The EA Music Service offers access to the world of music making, providing potentially life changing musical experiences that are relevant and engaging. Focusing on: * Access; * Progression; * Skills; * Diversity. The EA Music Service provides tuition in 72% of all schools in Northern Ireland.’ The Music Service has Offices in: Antrim; Belfast; Dundonald; Omagh; Portadown.

 

* EA Music Service [Northern Ireland]
VISITS (to Website)92
VIEWS (of this Record)172

'Aims to provide local schools and young people in the community with high quality music lessons, activities and other innovative, culturally diverse and accessible services ... In September 2012, Ealing Music Service were successful in the bid to be the Lead Partner for the Ealing Music Partnership Hub and secured annual funding from Arts Council England. Ealing Music Partnership's vision is to secure a rich musical legacy for all its children and young people – maximising the potential of every child through collaborative music making, rejuvenating professional learning to secure confidence in the workforce and accelerating progression pathways for our most talented young musicians.'

 

* Ealing Music Service
VISITS (to Website)197
Also indexedEaling Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)423

'Has forged an enviable reputation throughout Scotland through the delivery of high - quality instrumental and choral instruction, whilst offering young people the opportunities to perform at local, national and indeed international level through the establishment of a wide range of bands, choirs, orchestras and other ensembles.'

 

* East Renfrewshire Instrumental Music Service
VISITS (to Website)237
VIEWS (of this Record)572

‘Enriches and enhances the lives of children and the community by actively supporting and developing education through music. The Schools’ Music Service provides a comprehensive instrumental and vocal teaching programmes within secondary schools, special schools, primary schools and junior schools ... As lead organisation for the East Riding Music Education Hub, the Schools’ Music Service works with partners from throughout the local region to provide musical opportunities to young people and the wider community.’

 

* East Riding Schools’ Music Service
VISITS (to Website)146
Also indexedEast Riding Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)222

‘The government funded music education provider for East Sussex. We are a not-for-profit organisation. Our team of over 90 teachers, support staff and managers provide music education for over 7000 children and young people in East Sussex, from age 5 to 18.‘ The Service is the Lead Organisation for the East Sussex Music Education Hub.

 

ALERT ‘Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF) has announced it will manage East Sussex Music (ESM) service and will be lead partner for the East Sussex Music Education Hub. ESM provides music lessons and activities for over 7000 children and young people in East Sussex.’

 

* East Sussex Music
VISITS (to Website)104
Also indexedEast Sussex Music Education Hub | Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival
VIEWS (of this Record)233

‘Provides inclusive instrumental lessons to thousands of children and young people, including those with Special Educational Needs ... We offer inspiration and opportunities for children and young people throughout Enfield, working with schools and families to provide the best musical experiences in a range of settings, from instrumental tuition and whole class music lessons, to after-school choirs, bands and orchestras. We are proud to be the lead partner for Enfield Music Hub ... an exciting partnership with various organisations, to develop music education. We work with schools, parents, carers, children and young people.’

 

* Enfield Music Service
VISITS (to Website)123
Also indexedEnfield Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)237

Essex Music Services – part of Essex County Council – is the lead partner in Essex Music Education Hub which is supported by funding from the Department for Education which comes to us via Arts Council England. Along with partner organisations that make up the Hub, we offer a range of musical services, projects and opportunities throughout Essex schools and within the community.’

 

* Essex Music Education Hub
VISITS (to Website)293
Also indexedEssex Music Services
VIEWS (of this Record)265

'Delivered as a partnership between schools, peripatetic music tutors, pupils, parents, and Flintshire County Council. It is committed to providing high quality music tuition across the full range of instruments and voice and involves a team of well qualified, professional, specialist musicians who deliver tuition in the schools and direct and tutor County Music ensembles at the County Music School ...'

 

* Flintshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)261
VIEWS (of this Record)775

'A team of dedicated, highly qualified and skilled music educators and performers ... Our achievements are noted nationally - we are rated amongst the few "Outstanding Music Services" in the UK ... Nearly 5,000 pupils in Gateshead benefit from weekly lessons both in school and at outreach centres. All orchestral, band and popular instruments are taught and pupils engage in a wide range of activities. From beginner to conservatoire entry, the Music Service’s holistic and structured approach ensures that every learner makes good progresses. Over 3000 instruments and loaned free of charge ...'

 

* Gateshead Schools Music Service
VISITS (to Website)274
VIEWS (of this Record)404

‘High quality music services from the county’s music education service.’

 

* Gloucestershire Music
VISITS (to Website)148
VIEWS (of this Record)255

'Registered music charity providing music-related activities for the benefit of residents in South Leicestershire and North Northamptonshire. The Trust believes in making access to music barrier-free including keeping the cost of event tickets to a minimum, no auditions to any of its choirs and ensembles and a fully all-inclusive approach to each and every one of its activities.'

 

* Great Bowden Recital Trust
VISITS (to Website)238
VIEWS (of this Record)415

‘The Aim of the GYSMA is to enable all local schools to join together, and for pupils to share in the enjoyment and experience of live music-making.’

 

* Great Yarmouth Schools’ Music Association
VISITS (to Website)117
VIEWS (of this Record)230

‘The main objectives of Gwasanaeth Cerdd Ysgolion (schools music service) is to promote and encourage musical activity among the children and young people of Gwynedd and Anglesey. We do this by: * providing instrumental and vocal music lessons at school to over 3,000 pupils; * our musical instruments lending scheme; * regional and county ensembles.’

 

* Gwasanaeth Cerdd Ysgolion
VISITS (to Website)235
Also indexedGwasanaeth Ysgolion William Mathias
VIEWS (of this Record)379

'Gwent Music is at the heart of music making in South Wales and a flagship music service in the UK. From one to one lessons to full scale performances and events,we provide quality and inspiration at every level. We are a Local Authority Music Service in collaboration with Newport, Blaenau Gwent, Monmouthshire and Torfaen local authorities.'

 

* Gwent Music
VISITS (to Website)772
VIEWS (of this Record)360

'As the number one music education provider to Hackney schools, HMS works closely with Headteachers and partners to ensure that our work is flexible and responsive to the needs of schools, and that our combined delivery of provision is strategic and joined up. We offer a variety of programmes to schools and young people ...'

 

* Hackney Music Service Network
VISITS (to Website)206
VIEWS (of this Record)412

‘Hampshire County Council's Music Service is a successful and valued business unit within the Education and Inclusion branch of the Children's Services Department of Hampshire County Council (HCC). It provides a comprehensive music education service to Hampshire schools and colleges and is proud to promote the highest quality learning opportunities ... Hampshire Music Service has been the Lead Partner of the Hampshire Music Education Hub since September 2012 ... Partnership working has always been a keystone of HMS’s work. In our role as lead partner we aim to strengthen the range and depth of partnership working across Hampshire, ensuring the best possible opportunities for young people, whatever their musical tastes and ambitions.‘

 

* Hampshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)259
Also indexedHampshire Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)242

'A vibrant and busy organisation through which young people are encouraged and nurtured to build on their musical ability and experiences to strengthen their: skills; knowledge; understanding; and develop an appreciation of music as an art form.'

 

* Haringey Music Service
VISITS (to Website)184
VIEWS (of this Record)343

'Formed in September 2012 with Harrow Music Service as the lead organisation. It works to review music education for young people in Harrow, offer more opportunities and support others who do the same. It includes a lot of different organisations involved in contributing to music education in Harrow ... ‘We are passionate about ensuring that every child in Harrow has the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, with performance opportunities and a clear route of progression available for all.‘

 

* Harrow Music Education Hub
VISITS (to Website)292
Also indexedHarrow Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)365

Havering Music School is the specialist music service for the London Borough of Havering. Instrumental lessons at our Saturday and Weekday Music Centres are available to children of any age or standard. We teach more than 3,500 primary, secondary and college students every week, focusing on developing sound technical and musical skills to promote self-expression and confidence. A further 1,500 children in 23 primary schools take part in weekly class ensemble tuition ... Havering Music School is the lead in the Havering Music Education Hub.’

 

* Havering Music School
VISITS (to Website)246
Also indexedHavering Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)360

'We have over 60 professional musicians and teachers working with around 3,000 children and young people every week in our schools and communities, backed up by our friendly and efficient managers and office team.'

 

* Herefordshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)425
Also indexedEncore Enterprises CIC
VIEWS (of this Record)332

‘One of the largest Local Authority Music Services in the country with over 560 teachers and 25,000 pupils across the county ... It is the Lead Partner for the “Hertfordshire Music Education Hub”.’

 

* Hertfordshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)213
Also indexedHertfordshire Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)381

‘One-stop-shop for music by and for young people in the Highlands ... See everything that's happening, go to What’s On for workshops, live music and festivals, or Opportunities for funding, jobs and CPD ... Planning, or know of an event or opportunity you think young musicians in the Highlands would benefit from or enjoy? Then Contact Us and we’ll post it ... The Highland Youth Music Forum brings together organisations and individuals who provide opportunities for young people (aged 0 – 25) to participate in music making activities across the Highlands. The Forum aims to strengthen links between the formal and informal music sectors, creating a dynamic Highland wide music partnership.’

 

* Highland Youth Music
VISITS (to Website)127
Also indexedHighland Youth Music Forum
VIEWS (of this Record)220

‘We provide a structured, progressive programme of bands, orchestras, ensembles and choirs for pupils outside school. We also run the Saturday Morning Music School and organise concerts and festivals.'

 

* Hounslow Music Service
VISITS (to Website)239
VIEWS (of this Record)259

‘The music service and hub for Central Bedfordshire providing opportunities for young people in schools and music centres across the County.’

 

* Inspiring Music [Central Bedfordshire]
VISITS (to Website)237
VIEWS (of this Record)586

'The Instrumental Instruction Service is provided by Education & Social Care during school term time by qualified instrumental instructors ... In addition to lessons, there are many opportunities for children to participate in various ensembles which meet on Saturday morning and other times throughout the week. Most of these ensembles are associated with the school or with Moray Music Centre.'

 

* Instrumental Instruction Service [Moray]
VISITS (to Website)173
Also indexedMoray Music Centre
VIEWS (of this Record)360

‘Instrumental tuition is the core of the work of the Music Service This is delivered by more than twenty music instructors who have individual specialisms enabling us to offer tuition on the full range of orchestral instruments, voice, guitar and bagpipes ... Alongside offering instrumental tuition, instructors also run many school orchestras and ensembles in both primary and secondary schools. These ensembles are renowned for their high standard of performance and are particularly successful in national competitions. Pupils are also invited to attend our Music Centre which runs on a Saturday morning offering specialist tuition on a variety of instruments.‘

 

* Inverclyde Music Service
VISITS (to Website)182
VIEWS (of this Record)480

‘Provides instrumental and vocal tuition in schools. The service aims to provide every school child with the opportunity to participate in music and to inspire a lifelong love of music ... As students progress they may join one or more of the centrally run groups which take place on Saturday mornings ... All groups give public concerts throughout the year and senior groups tour to the UK or further afield.‘

 

* Isle of Man Music Service
VISITS (to Website)63
VIEWS (of this Record)135

'Dedicated to improving participation in and enjoyment of music through weekend courses, Education projects, a Young Artists Programme and performances by world class musicians.'

 

* Jackdaws Music Education Trust
VISITS (to Website)194
VIEWS (of this Record)322

'Music education charity committed to providing music opportunities to individuals, schools and groups across Kent, through individual lessons; whole class instrumental teaching; local and county-wide ensembles and choirs; teacher training; and through creating and supporting special music projects and events. Kent Music is also the lead partner for the Music Education Hub for Kent.'

 

* Kent Music
VISITS (to Website)267
Also indexedMusic Education Hub for Kent
VIEWS (of this Record)372

'Kingston Music Service (KMS) is the lead organisation for the Kingston Music Education Hub which is funded by Arts Council England. The service provides instrumental and vocal music lessons to young people in Kingston’s schools and music centres. The services we provide enrich the lives of young people in the borough by offering opportunities to become actively involved in a wide variety of music activities.'

 

* Kingston Music Service
VISITS (to Website)571
Also indexedKingston Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)381

'We pride ourselves on providing a high quality service for schools and young people. We offer a wide range of music services designed to inspire and engage pupils. Working with regional and national partners we provide exciting opportunities for young people which includes working with top musicians and orchestras.'

 

* Knowsley Music and Performing Arts Services
VISITS (to Website)168
VIEWS (of this Record)302

‘Music Tuition ... Whole Class Ensemble Tuition ... Instrument Service ... Curriculum Resources and CPD ... Festivals and Performances ... Saturday Music Centre ... Ensembles of all types ... The Lambeth Music Festival is the flagship annual event produced by Lambeth Music Service in partnership with the Lambeth Music Network and Southbank Centre. The Festival features a packed week of concerts showcasing a broad range of classical orchestras, contemporary ensembles and choirs.’ Festival held Late March.

 

* Lambeth Music Service
VISITS (to Website)317
Also indexedLambeth Music Centre | Lambeth Music Festival
VIEWS (of this Record)189

Lancashire Music Service (LMS), the lead Hub partner, was formed more than 50 years ago and is the County’’s music education service, with a long track record of providing high quality musical opportunities for the children of Lancashire. It provides instrumental and vocal teaching, music curriculum delivery and access to ensembles for more than 15,000 pupils per week representing around 60,000 hours of tuition, including through Whole Class Ensemble Tuition. It provides development and training for instrumental, vocal and classroom teachers, and has become a national leader in the use of ICT in music education ...’

 

* Lancashire Music Hub
VISITS (to Website)180
Also indexedLancashire Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)288

‘We believe in Making Music Matter in Lincolnshire and that EVERY child should have access to high quality opportunities regardless of circumstance or background. Lincolnshire Music Service is an award winning Local Authority music service. We exist to provide the best possible music opportunities for Children and Young People within the county. We are also the lead organisation of the Lincolnshire Music Education Hub which was launched in 2012.’

 

* Lincolnshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)302
VIEWS (of this Record)424

'We are the lead partner and fund holder for the music education hub for Cheshire East, charged by The Arts Council to help every child (5-18 years old) to have the opportunity to discover and develop their musical abilities.'

 

* Love Music Trust [Cheshire East]
VISITS (to Website)253
VIEWS (of this Record)371

'Lead Partner for the Merton Music Education Hub, MMF provides high quality music education for children in the London Borough of Merton.'

 

* Merton Music Foundation
VISITS (to Website)727
Also indexedMerton Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)372

'Launched in October 2018, Music Education Islington [MEI] is a partnership of the leading providers of music education in the borough, led by Islington Council with Guildhall School of Music and Drama as the lead delivery partner ... MEI seeks to ensure all children develop their music skills regardless of their background or attainment and is part of Islington Council's commitment to a fairer Islington where young people learn and thrive.'

 

* Music Education Islington
VISITS (to Website)21
VIEWS (of this Record)62

‘Established in September 2012 the Music Education Partnership: North Somerset (MEP:NS) is the Arts Council England funded body that brings together the work of a family of music and music education providers who can support young people in North Somerset. It is North Somerset’s “Music Education Hub” charged with delivering the core and extension roles described in the National Plan for Music Education (NPME).’

 

* Music Education Partnership: North Somerset
VISITS (to Website)159
VIEWS (of this Record)214

'Music for Bedford Borough is the lead organisation for Bedford Music Hub providing and supporting musical experiences for children and young people.'

 

* Music for Bedford Borough
VISITS (to Website)179
Also indexedBedford Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)417

Web Pages for the Torbay Council Music Service - part of the Council’s Schools and Learning Section: ‘Information on schools and learning services within Torbay for children, young people and adults’. Link to the Torbay Music Hub.

 

* Music in Torbay
VISITS (to Website)170
VIEWS (of this Record)250

Music Partnership North is one of 122 music hubs across England set up to support and enhance music education for children and young people in their area in line with the aims of The Importance of Music: A National Plan for Music Education (NPME) ... This is a partnership between: Northumberland County Council music service; Newcastle City Council music service; Sage Gateshead. Northumberland is the lead organisation within the hub.’

 

* Music Partnership North [Northumberland]
VISITS (to Website)157
Also indexedNorthumberland County Council Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)214

‘Music tuition in schools and centres across Kirklees. Lead organisation for the Kirklees Music Education Hub ... We offer access to over 70 exciting groups at our centres and central ensembles and we also support music making in schools across Kirklees. Over 10,000 instrumentalists and vocalists in Kirklees already engage with us – come and join them!’

 

* Musica Kirklees
VISITS (to Website)367
Also indexedKirklees Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)208

‘Provides access to high quality music making for young people in the Tees Valley. We know that young people can bring about positive change in their lives and the lives of those around them by getting involved in making music. Therefore we work with some of those most in need – young people (age 10-24) living in challenging circumstances in the local authority areas of Middlesbrough, Stockton, Hartlepool and Redcar and Cleveland. We run several open access music groups for young people, we deliver intervention projects within particular settings, and we support music leaders by providing training and networking opportunities.‘

 

* MUSINC - The Teesside Musical Inclusion Partnership
VISITS (to Website)54
VIEWS (of this Record)84

‘Provides instrumental teaching and music support activities in every school in Newcastle. Our forty expert teachers, musicians and performers work in every phase of education from early years to sixth form ... Music Partnership North (MPN) is the Music Education Hub for Newcastle and Northumberland.‘

 

* Newcastle Music Service
VISITS (to Website)108
Also indexedMusic Partnership North - Newcastle
VIEWS (of this Record)158

'The Hub is every organisation and school who engage with Norfolk’s children and young people in music making. These organisations share what they do, communicate with each other and are committed to the highest quality of music education for children & young people.'

 

* Norfolk Music Hub
VISITS (to Website)338
Also indexedNorfolk Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)432

‘Aims to provide a high-quality instrumental education programme and offers pupils opportunities to participate in wide range of music activities.’

 

* North Lanarkshire Music Instruction Service
VISITS (to Website)271
VIEWS (of this Record)434

‘An independent charitable organisation dedicated to providing music and performing arts opportunities for the children, young people and communities of Northamptonshire.’

 

* Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust
VISITS (to Website)825
Also indexedNMPAT
VIEWS (of this Record)356

Nottingham Music Service: 'We believe that music makes a difference. As a registered charity and lead partner for the Nottingham Music Education Hub, we are committed to making music more accessible and inclusive. We support young people from across the city to develop their musical skills, and participate in diverse ensembles and performances, contributing to the life of our great city'.

 

* Nottingham Music Hub
VISITS (to Website)278
Also indexedNottingham Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)446

'Operational since 2001, NYMAZ’s vision is that all young people in North Yorkshire will have the opportunity to actively engage in music, regardless of their circumstances. We are a strategic partner of Youth Music, one of only 13 in the country, working to create a musically-inclusive England.'

 

* NYMAZ [North Yorkshire]
VISITS (to Website)171
VIEWS (of this Record)342

‘The Oldham Music Service is committed to supporting and fulfilling the musical aspirations of all young people living in the borough (in and out of school), and engaging people of all ages in a variety of exciting musical activities ... Will you become a Friend of the Oldham Music Centre? We must continue to safeguard the future of the Oldham Music Centre. In recent years many Music Services have ceased to exist. The Oldham Music Service and Music Centre, however, continue to provide the children and young people of Oldham with a centre of excellence which is nationally recognised for the quality of its work. The Families & Friends of the Oldham Music Centre exist to support that work.‘

 

* Oldham Music Service
VISITS (to Website)177
Also indexedOldham Music Centre
VIEWS (of this Record)190

‘Provides high quality music lessons in singing and on a wide range of instruments. This may be at any time during the school day including breakfast, lunchtime and after school clubs ... We support schools, academies and communities with an emphasis on enjoyment, progression and personal achievement.’ One Education Music also supports nine Music Centres throughout Manchester which ‘offer opportunities to develop musical skills and talents in a collaborative environment‘.

 

* One Education Music [Manchester]
VISITS (to Website)177
VIEWS (of this Record)251

'Oxfordshire County Music Service is the lead partner of the Oxfordshire Music Education Partnership (OMEP - the Music Education Hub for Oxfordshire) which provides and signposts a wide range of music services and tuition to young people (and some adults) in Oxfordshire. OMEP’s work includes delivery of the government’s whole class instrumental programme in primary schools as well as individual and small group lessons, specialist teaching in primary and special schools, curriculum support and advice, a full programme of weekend and evening music schools, holiday courses for young musicians at all stages of learning, workshops, community projects and high level ensemble activities. There is also enhanced academic provision for particularly gifted young musicians.'

 

* Oxfordshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)190
Also indexedOxfordshire Music Education Partnership
VIEWS (of this Record)289

‘Pembrokeshire County Council's Music Service is committed to supporting and enhancing the work of schools in bringing the experience and enjoyment of music making to the young people of the County. The service provides:- specialist tuition on a wide range of instruments and voice; advice on the hire and purchase of musical instruments through Assisted Purchase Scheme; access to County Music Library; a network of performing opportunities at primary, secondary and County levels.‘

 

* Pembrokeshire Music Service
VISITS (to Website)95
VIEWS (of this Record)155

‘A Registered Charity run by volunteers to encourage and promote musical performances, awareness, education and enthusiasm in the Plymouth area.  Our activities are entirely funded by subscriptions, donations, legacies, fundraising, sponsorship and charitable grants. Our membership is made up of individuals, orchestras, bands and choirs, and local music promoters ... Plymouth Music Accord publishes a printed concert diary with details of all the concerts promoted by members of the Accord. This is distributed to all members, and to local libraries, music shops and tourist and information outlets.’

 

* Plymouth Music Accord
VISITS (to Website)38
VIEWS (of this Record)92

‘Providing opportunities for children of all ages across Redbridge to be involved in music making ... Performance is an essential part of learning an instrument. There are many performing opportunities for all levels of ability. Early performances may begin in instrumental lessons, class or school assemblies. Each year instrumental festivals are organised to include a wide range of age and ability in concerts. Pupils are encouraged to take part in school ensembles and school concerts. If a pupil shows sufficient progress and promise there may be opportunities to join a club or other group at Redbridge Music School where many performing opportunities exist for a variety of abilities.’

 

* Redbridge Music Service
VISITS (to Website)126
VIEWS (of this Record)224

‘We deliver a range of high quality musical experiences by providing instrumental tuition to pupils in schools and music centres and run a wide range of ensembles. We also work closely with schools to deliver the Wider Opportunities programme and organise hugely popular events including the Singing Festival, Instrumental Festival and Live@The Rose. Our Music Therapy department offers a range of services both in-house and on an outreach basis.’

 

* Richmond Music Trust
VISITS (to Website)108
VIEWS (of this Record)149

‘A friendly and accessible service that provides high quality music tuition in schools across the Borough and also from our Music Centre, based in the beautiful Rochdale Town Hall ... On a weekly basis, we teach over 3000 children in 80 schools and over 300 from our centre. 5,000 children take part in our annual Music Festival of Performing Arts and 1,500 in the regional Music for Youth Festival that we host. Last year, over 60 concerts were given by the different centre groups, in addition to our participation in the Music Festival.‘

 

* Rochdale Music Service
VISITS (to Website)125
VIEWS (of this Record)210

'Rotherham Music Education Hub is a partnership of organisations that exists to improve and extend music education in Rotherham; the lead partner is Rotherham Music Service. The Hub is funded by Arts Council England. Rotherham Music Education Hub has a range of local, regional and national partners that work with us to provide high quality music activities.'

 

* Rotherham Music
VISITS (to Website)265
VIEWS (of this Record)375

‘The Music Hub provides a range of services through a School Music Agreement.’

 

* Royal Greenwich Music Hub
VISITS (to Website)116
VIEWS (of this Record)324

MAPAS is Salford’s Music and Performing Arts Service and we are here to offer opportunities in the performing arts for all. We are part of Salford Community Leisure Limited and are commissioned by Salford City Council to provide tuition in schools across Salford ... We provide: * high quality instrumental and vocal tuition; * curriculum support for music and drama; * Wider Opportunities projects (full class bands and whole-school singing); * group activities at arts centres for young people and adults of all abilities.’

 

* Salford Music and Performing Arts Service
VISITS (to Website)120
Also indexedMAPAS
VIEWS (of this Record)158

‘One of 122 Music Education Hubs being supported by DfE funding administered by Arts Council England ... The running of the Hub is managed through SIPS Education’s Music and Arts Service, which has provided music tuition and ensembles to schools and young musicians in the Sandwell area for many years.’

 

* Sandwell Music Education Hub
VISITS (to Website)167
Also indexedSandwell Music & Arts Service
VIEWS (of this Record)228

‘Provides the following services to the young people of Worcestershire: - Lessons in schools; - Projects, workshops and whole class tuition; - Six Area Music Centres throughout the county; - Wide range of orchestras and bands; - Instrument hire, collection and delivery service; - Trips, tours, courses and performance opportunities.’  Severn Arts (formely known as Worcestershire Youth Music.) is the Lead Organization for the  Worcestershire Music Education Hub.

 

* Severn Arts
VISITS (to Website)140
Also indexedWorcestershire Youth Music | Worcestershire Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)240

‘Shropshire Music Education Partnership (Shropshire Music Hub) is a group of organisations whose collective aim is to promote and facilitate high quality musical learning and experiences throughout the county ... As the lead partner in the Shropshire Music Education Hub, Shropshire Music Service works with local and national organisations to deliver the national plan for music education ... The Hub receives funding from central government via Arts Council England in order to deliver the opportunities as laid out in the National Plan for Music Education (NPME).’

 

* Shropshire Music Education Hub
VISITS (to Website)57
Also indexedShropshire Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)141

‘Local music service for Slough, Berkshire, and lead organisation of the Slough Music Education Hub. We are a not for profit service, part of Slough Borough Council's Education and Children's Services and funded by central government. We provide music lessons, training and events in and outside school for children and young people in Slough. We are proud to work with the children, young people and staff in Slough's schools, and with those in the community, to provide enhanced music services for all.’

 

* Slough Music Service
VISITS (to Website)112
Also indexedSlough Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)265

'Committed to working in partnership with schools and pupils to assist them in all forms of music making. It also enriches the lives of pupils and the community through the provision of a wide range of music making opportunities.'

 

* Solihull Music Service
VISITS (to Website)312
VIEWS (of this Record)216

‘South Tyneside Council recognises the importance of providing children and young people with access to high quality, affordable musical opportunities. In South Tyneside, we encourage maximum participation in music making activities. We try to reach as many children and young people as possible, nurturing talent through excellence in teaching and learning and offering opportunities for ensemble / orchestral performances.‘

 

* South Tyneside Music Service
VISITS (to Website)72
VIEWS (of this Record)159

‘Brings a breadth of musical resource, specialism and activity to all communities in our city. Southampton Music Service is the lead organisation for the “Southampton Music Hub Partnership”. This is a network of local and national organisations that work together to provide: * Instrumental and vocal tuition; * Concerts; * Special events; * Family music making; * Workshops; * Holiday courses.’

 

* Southampton Music Service
VISITS (to Website)159
Also indexedSouthampton Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)203

‘Proud to be lead partner in the Southwark Music Hub ... We believe music is for everyone ... Southwark Music Service aims to enrich the lives of all Southwark children and young people by making the learning of music dynamic, energetic, varied and fun.’

 

* Southwark Music Service
VISITS (to Website)124
Also indexedSouthwark Music Education Hub
VIEWS (of this Record)195

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