Music services (Wales)

Lime Music for Health

Manchester, United Kingdom

North-West England

The Music for Health team has been delivering music across Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust (CMFT) since 2009.

The work so far has included:

  • the delivery of specialist musical activity in the wards and at the bedsides of patients (this work is delivered by highly skilled Music for Health practitioners trained by Music for Health Specialists)
  • Music for Health training for RNCM students and CMFT staff
  • commissioned training for professional and voluntary musicians and healthcare students (from Manchester and Salford Universities)
  • European partnership projects with France, Ireland, Poland and Finland and presentations at a number of conferences

Wrexham Music Service

+44 (0)7753 771649

Borras Community Centre, Borras Park Road, Wrexham LL12 7TH, United Kingdom

Wales

Wrexham Music Service delivers high-quality music education for the region.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Music Service

+44 (0)1443 744017

Ty Trevithick, Abercynon, Mountain Ash CF45 4UQ, United Kingdom

Wales

Rhondda Cynon Taf Music Service is the music service for the region. 

They currently:

  • raise the musical attainment of pupils
  • support pupils in acquiring skills, which will allow them to enjoy and become actively involved in a wide range of musical experiences contributing to the musical life of the school or community
  • promote pupils’ understanding of music in the everyday life of their own and other cultures
  • enable pupils to realise their musical potential through the playing of a musical instrument or singing
  • encourage self-confidence and develop a sense of personal achievement and self-expression in pupils.

Pembrokeshire Music Service

+44 (0)1437 775202

Pembrokeshire County Council, County Hall, Haverfordwest SA61 1TP, United Kingdom

Wales

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.

Gwasanaeth Cerdd Conwy Music Service

+44 (0)1492 575086

Conwy Expressive Arts and Music Service, Education Services, Ysgol Aberconwy, Morfa Drive, Conwy, LL32 8ED

Wales

Conwy Music Service offers excellent specialist instrumental and singing tuition and music education support in schools.

As young people’s skills and confidence develop, they’ll be invited to join the county bands, choirs, ensembles and orchestras and perform regularly in concerts.

Cerdd Flintshire Music Service

+44 (0)1352 704130

County Hall, Mold CH7 6ND, United Kingdom

Wales

Cerdd Flintshire Music Service is committed to enabling all learners to have the opportunity to participate in vocal or instrumental music.

Cerdd Flintshire Music Service is delivered as a partnership between schools, peripatetic music tutors, pupils, parents, and Flintshire County Council.

The Service is also committed to providing a comprehensive range of additional benefits and opportunities in order to meet the needs and aspirations of learners and contribute to the musical and cultural life of Flintshire and its schools.

Carmarthenshire Music Service

+44 (0)1267 246697

Building 2, St David's Park, Jobswell Road, Carmarthen SA31 3HB, United Kingdom

Wales

Carmarthenshire Music Service delivers specialist music tuition from professional, highly experienced staff to over 6000 children every week across more than 100 schools in the county.

Every year students of all ages have the opportunity to take part in rehearsals and perform regularly with 26 different ensembles, covering everything from solo opportunities to full Orchestra, and everything in between! Senior students also have the opportunity to audition for regional and national ensembles.

Past ‘Graduates’ of the Music service can be found working professionally in every aspect of the musical world- performing in West end shows, the BBC Philharmonic, and KwaZulu- Natal Philharmonic Orchestra, or headlining with their band on the worldwide Jazz scene.

Cardiff County & Vale of Glamorgan Music Service

+44 (0)29 2064 0950/1

The Friary Centre, The Friary, Cardiff CF10 3FA, United Kingdom

Wales

Cardiff County and Vale of Glamorgan Music Service covers all schools in Cardiff and the Vale.

Our 90 peripatetic music teachers (Peris) cover all instruments and visit 100’s of schools every day to provide music tuition. Over 900 young people are members of the 20 county ensembles: 4 orchestras, 2 Wind Bands, 2 Choirs, 4 Brass Bands, 3 Percussion groups, 2 Jazz Ensembles, 2 Guitar Groups and Symphonic Brass.

The county ensembles exist to give as many pupils as possible the opportunity to play and sing music in a wide variety of styles and in much larger groups than would be viable in schools. Members also have the opportunity to develop the skills required in ensemble playing and are able to take part in concerts at prestigious venues such as St David’s Hall and City Hall, Cardiff.

Caerphilly Music Service

+44 (0)1495 228948

Coed Cae Ddu Road, Pontllanfraith, Blackwood NP12 2DA, United Kingdom

Wales

Caerphilly County Music Service providing instrumental & vocal lessons, extra curricular activities and workshops & projects to schools across the region.

Gwent Music

+44 (0)1633 210 800

Gwent Music, Whittle Drive, Newport, United Kingdom

Wales

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 GwentMonmouthshire and Torfaen local authorities.

If you would like to read our brochure click here.

Our team is friendly, professional and approachable – we are highly skilled musicians but totally understand the journey of the beginner. If you would like more information please get in touch!