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artformsleeds.co.uk/music/

‘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.’

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bird-college.com/music-service/

'Bird College Music Service aims to enrich the lives of children, young people and adults within the Borough of Bexley, by providing opportunities for them to become actively involved in a wide variety of music activities. Bird College is the lead organisation for the Bexley Music Education Hub which aims to ensure that all pupils have equal access to high quality music education. We employ a team of specialised instrumental and class music teachers to deliver a wide range of musical activities ...'

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www.blackheathcentreforsinging.com

'Choirs, vocal ensembles and singing lessons – we have groups and classes for all abilities ... We run four choirs to suit everyone from the complete beginner to more advanced singers. Why not join us?'

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www.gwentmusic.co.uk/bgmc/

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www.cecilsharphouse.org

'A world-class dedicated folk arts centre, Cecil Sharp House is at the heart of English folk. With a unique history stretching back to 1930, the venue - owned and managed by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) - is a memorial to the folk music and dance collector Cecil Sharp. Vibrant and diverse, Cecil Sharp House exists to serve its wide and diverse audiences, engaging with art lovers (oft times folk art lovers) through unique and inspiring artistic events, and creative learning. The iconic Grade II listed building is home to EFDSS and the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, England's national collection of folk music and dance.'

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Also indexedEnglish Folk Dance and Song Society
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cym.org.uk

'At the Centre for Young Musicians we’re passionate about music, and so are our students. Many go on to have successful careers in music and the performing arts, or simply have the time of their lives taking their musical ambitions to the next level. Our vibrant Saturday Music School is perfect for young Londoners aged 5-18 years old, to develop their creative and expressive skills. We are generously supported by The Foundation for Young Musicians, so we can offer bursaries for talented young musicians to fulfil their potential. With more than 90 group performance activities taking place each week, our students don’t just learn, they perform.'

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hurnway47.wixsite.com/xchurchmusiccentre

‘A volunteer led organisation that has, for more than three decades, supported the musical ambitions of many young people in the local area.'

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www.daspmusic.co.uk

'Local charity (CIO) which aims to enhance musical education in Dorchester and beyond. It coordinates instrumental tuition across the Dorchester Pyramid, which comprises of 13 first schools, 3 middle schools, 1 upper school and 1 free school ... it provides a range of musical ensembles open to all local children under the age of 19, and organises regular concerts. It also offers curriculum support for the schools in the pyramid. Our aim is to give young people across the Dorchester area and beyond, first class, inspirational music making opportunities ... All money that we raise (through concerts, events, sponsorship etc) goes straight into specific projects within our schools or the local area.'

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www.dioceseofleedsmusic.org.uk

'The Diocese of Leeds has the largest church programme of choral music for young people in the United Kingdom. Our Choral Directors work with some 3500 children weekly (over 100 groups across 53 schools), returning to their bases to run our elite choirs; 6 boys’ choirs, 6 girls’ choirs, 5 mixed children’s choirs, 2 youth choirs, 3 university choirs and an adult choir, all drawing their membership from our school sessions.'

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Also indexedLeeds Cathedral
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www.drms-music.co.uk

'We offer a range of activities alongside the regular lessons ... Singing for Pleasure Choir ... String Groups ... Day Courses ... There are regular Informal Concerts where students are encouraged to perform to one another and to parents and friends. Professional Concerts are also presented, often featuring DRMS staff or former DRMS students who are now performers in their own right.'

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www.ejms.org.uk

'Provides children and young people with musical training, in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. Our school is in West London where nearly 400 students between the ages of 3 and 18 meet on Saturday mornings.'

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www.eastdulwichacademy.org

Alert 'We are sad to announce that EDAMPA will be closing permanently in July 2017.'

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www.ellso.org

'We are an East London based teaching string orchestra for adult late starters, regardless of age, background, experience or income and we want to encourage people to play music. We provide a genuinely supportive and non-competitive environment and this is reflected in our methods and in the music we play. There are no auditions and from Day 1, even complete beginners will be able to join in orchestral playing ...'

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www.exmouthmusiccentre.co.uk

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www.falkirkfiddleworkshop.org.uk

'Formed in 1997 with the aim of promoting Scottish fiddle music and other related styles in the Falkirk area. The core aims of the workshop remain to encourage good performance practice, to enable players to develop an appreciation of the techniques and characteristics essential to the authentic performance of this music. We also aim to create an informal and relaxed setting for this to take place.'

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fenlandmusiccentreassociation.wordpress.com

'We run a Training Orchestra, Community Orchestra, Concert Band, Senior String, Wind, and Recorder Ensembles and the Fenland Youth Swing Band. We also run taster sessions.'

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www.open-concerts.co.uk/local-music-centres-and-schools/

Alert 'A Charity in Rotherham which provides free music lessons has announced it is closing. Get Sorted, based on Westgate, will shut its doors for the last time on July 21 [2017]. Executive director and founder Genya Johnson said in a statement: “This is a sad time for everyone. The environment in which Get Sorted operates has become increasingly difficult during the past few years. The trustees have not taken this decision lightly and, having considered several options over recent months, this was regrettably the only one left to take ...".' [Rotherham Advertiser 4 July 2017]

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www.gsotm.co.uk

'A completely voluntary body ... We provide tuition and opportunities to anyone wanting to try their hand at Traditional Irish Music, and over the course of 15 years have provided these to over 1,900 budding musicians.'

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www.gamweb.co.uk

'A unique community of musicians and performers of all ages and abilities from Gloucestershire and beyond. The Academy offers an exceptional level of professional tuition coupled with a vibrant family atmosphere, creating the best, accessible musical opportunities for everybody.'

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www.hindheadmusiccentre.co.uk

'Founded in 1975 by the harpist, Ann Hughes-Chamberlain, whose aim has always been to offer excellence in music tuition to everyone, from complete novices to post-graduates, from toddlers to pensioners, to gifted musicians and to those who just want a rewarding hobby, and to those with learning difficulties, in fact to everyone. No-one has ever been turned away ...'

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huntsmusicschool.org.uk

'A place of musical excellence where adults and children can learn an instrument and rehearse with others in a relaxed and friendly setting. We have an open door policy so why not come in to see us on a Saturday morning and see what people get up to in the name of music. We can’t promise that it will make you more attractive or provide superhuman powers. We can, however, promise you fun and the ability to take up something that might very well change your life.'

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www.iwmc.org.uk

'Aims to cater for those young people who seek opportunities for music making in their leisure time in addition to those provided at school ... It is the policy of the Music Centre that the members are given as wide an experience of music making as possible – there are Wind Bands, Brass Bands, Choirs, Orchestras, String groups, keyboard classes and recorder ensembles who all undertake regular performances ... Other activities are held which may include social events, chamber music weekends, recordings (involving extra sessions) and concert tours abroad for the senior groups are arranged from time to time. Visitors are always welcome on Saturdays – do join us for a cup of coffee. We look forward to seeing you at all our events and concerts.'

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www.lincsmusicservice.org/music-groups/music-centres/louth

‘Being part of Louth Music Centre gives young people the opportunity to play a musical instrument or sing as part of a group, in a fun and supportive environment ...’

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maccmusiccentre.org.uk

'Independent, registered charity, offering everyone in Macclesfield and surrounding community the opportunity to enjoy making music. Music is performed by groups & ensembles at all levels, providing progressive training and experience of wind band, jazz band & orchestral playing ... Our members range from 3 months to 76+ years, so it really is a genuine community.'

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midulsterschoolofmusic.com

'Established in 2004, we are the leading music school in Magherafelt and the Mid Ulster area. Our music lessons cater for all ages, tastes, and abilities ... If you love music and performing as much as we do, then get in touch for more information or to book us for your event!'

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www.musicale.co.uk

'A centre of musical achievement since 1977 ... The Musicale Leisure Centre offers opportunities to play in bands and orchestras with all genres of music from classical to popular on offer and concerts take place three times a year ...'

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neathmusic.com/NMLShop/

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www.nmpat.co.uk/out-of-school-activities/regional-music-and-performing-arts-centres/corby-music-perf...

Corby Music and Performing Arts Centre runs various activities throughout the morning - including music, dance and drama classes - and cater for children from the age of three years to the time they leave school. We are totally inclusive and welcome everybody - it doesn't matter if you don't already play an instrument at school; there will be activities for you to enjoy! There are a couple of classes for parents and carers too! ... Saturday mornings during term time: 9:15am to 12:15pm.’

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Also indexedCorby Music and Performing Arts Centre
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www.nmpat.co.uk/out-of-school-activities/regional-music-and-performing-arts-centres/

'We pride ourselves in offering activities that are relevant and of current interests to the young people in the town and surrounding area ... We hold our concerts at Christmas and at the end of the summer term; our senior groups perform regularly at charity and community events and we support and enter local and national music festivals. Our priority is to give everyone an opportunity to perform in a friendly and supportive environment.'

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www.nmpat.co.uk/out-of-school-activities/regional-music-and-performing-arts-centres/

'The Saturday morning performing arts school for the Towcester area. We offer classes from age 3 upwards in music and drama. At the centre you can play in a group, learn an instrument, take part in drama, attend workshops, perform at concerts and have fun!'

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www.nmpat.co.uk/out-of-school-activities/regional-music-and-performing-arts-centres/wellingborough-m...

Wellingborough Centre has a wide and exciting range of activities in all aspects of performing arts, including bands, choirs, keyboards, ukulele, string and jazz ensembles; dance, drama, musical theatre and theatre tech & sound. We cater from early years (children from 9 monts old) up to adults. Our classes are all inclusive and you don't need an instrument to join us. We provide keyboards, ukuleles, recorders, ocarinas and plenty of percussion.’

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www.otmp.co.uk

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ryedalemusic.mymusicstaff.com

'Our lessons are tailored to the individual need of each student whether they are a child or adult. As well as playing for just for fun, our students also have the opportunity to enter for ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall and Rockschool music examinations. We are family friendly and have a comfortable waiting area with complimentary refreshments.'

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www.southderbyshiremusic.org

'We provide opportunities for players of all orchestral and band instruments, and for singers, to make music together in a friendly, purposeful atmosphere. The Centre has a team of qualified music teachers, most of whom are accredited to the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership.’

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sedmc.co.uk

'Welcomes young musicians at every ability level to perform in high-quality music making opportunities. Our ensembles show progression from the first experience of playing alongside others in an after-school satellite club to a tiered system of wind bands, orchestras and choirs taking place on a Saturday morning. These are interspersed with smaller chamber groups and our most individual “Guitar Fusion”. We pride ourselves on being a very friendly Music Centre, giving high-quality ensemble tuition, nurturing musical potential and enabling students to develop greater self-belief, creativity, knowledge and understanding.'

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www.slcm.org.uk

'We aim to encourage and foster music-making, together with and for the community, in a welcoming, supportive and inclusive atmosphere. Our rehearsal space and storage are based in South London. We perform in London, the UK and also abroad from time to time ... SLCM has three affiliated ensembles: South London Symphonic Winds; South London Jazz Orchestra; London Sings! ... We have an "open door" policy, with no auditions or other bar to entry. As well as making music, we understand the importance of socialising. SLCM organises joint social events for all groups, and our ensembles organise their own too.'

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Also indexedSouth London Symphonic Winds | South London Jazz Orchestra | London Sings!
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www.starlightyouthmusictheatre.co.uk

'Theatre company which was established in 2002 for young people aged between 3 and 19 years ... In our classes we are constantly working towards the next performance in which we aim to achieve the highest standards possible ... In our Performance Classes you will be trained in all aspects of musical theatre. Every student is given the chance to take part in fully staged musicals and to perform in concerts and cabarets. In addition to this, each child receives individual singing coaching to help towards their solo performances.'

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surreyhillschoirs.uk/wp/

'Established in 2005, the Surrey Hills Singing School includes two award-winning adult choirs – the Surrey Hills Chamber Choir and Surrey Hills Singers – as well as two exciting choirs for teenagers and children, the Young Voices and Training Choir.'

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www.theartsacademy.co.uk

‘We have fully qualified professionals with a wealth of experience & ability in providing expert tuition ... and are opened 6 days a week after school hours to provide the people of the town and surrounding area opportunities to learn new instruments and be part of an organisation that produces new work, allows formal examinations (Trinity Board) and provides means with which people can perform and develop their creative and artistic education.'

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www.conservatoire.org.uk

‘Blackheath’s Local Independent Arts Centre ... Established in 1881 by William Webster, the Conservatoire is part of the oldest surviving purpose-built cultural complex in London, and a vibrant and much-loved local institution. It was founded to provide art, music and drama education to the community, who purchased bonds to help to finance it, and its values remain those of Creativity, Quality and Community.‘

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www.thornbury-music.org

'Providing musical activities and opportunities to children and young musicians in the South Gloucestershire area, Thornbury Area Youth Music is a charitable trust founded in 2012 to maintain the provision of music education in the area ... TAYM's activities allow young musicians to learn new skills in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Various concerts take place throughout the year, including a biannual European tour, and all activities are run by dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced staff and musicians.'

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tsdmc.org.uk

'Music Centre members enjoy playing their instruments together, and improving their musical skills. Orchestras and bands are led by experienced musicians and there are opportunities to play in concerts and weekly rehearsals. There are groups for players of all standards and ages, particularly under 25’s.'

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www.wlmuscentre.org.uk

'Music is for everyone whatever your age 5 or 95; whether you're a beginner, relearning or have years of experience we provide an opportunity for everyone who has learnt to play an instrument to enjoy making music together. Orchestra, bands and ensembles are led by experienced musicians and there are opportunities to play in concerts as well as weekly rehearsals. There are groups for players of all standards and all ages and you do not need any previous experience of playing in ensembles, orchestras or bands.'

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wnmc.wordpress.com

'Offers individual lessons and group music for players and singers of all ages and all abilities. We are open on Saturdays during school term-time ... West Norfolk Music Centre promotes musical education for all.'

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wirksworth-music-centre.org

'A social and educational organisation for children from reception to year 13. It is staffed by professionally qualified musicians and teachers ... Although based in Wirksworth, the music centre attracts students from Matlock, Ashbourne, Crich and many local villages.'

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wirralmusicfactory.com

'Founded by musicians, for musicians and the musicians of the future, Wirral Music Factory with its central location and top facilities offers musicians everything they need to take their playing and learning to the next level. We offer a wide range of services ranging from instrumental lessons, recording facilities to band rehearsals and training classes. Whatever your musical needs, we can help!'

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www.youthmusiccentre.org

'Established in Bigwood House, Hampstead Garden Suburb in 1967 and since that time has become one of the foremost Saturday morning music schools in London. The essential aim of YMC is to welcome all children from the age of two to eighteen years into our community and to help them achieve their highest musical potential within a creative and happy environment where they can come together to enjoy making music.'

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