• Learning to play an instrument

    Find out how your child can learn to sing or to play a musical instrument, with a range financial bursaries and instrumental loans available to support tuition.

The Derbyshire Music Education Hub is a collaboration between key local and regional music organisations, led by the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership, working together to create joined up, high quality music education in and out of school.
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Monday 3 - Thursday 6 December 2018

Something magical is happening this Christmas… big screen… iconic film… world class musicians… The Snowman, brought to life by a live accompanying orchestra

Find out how your child can learn to sing or to play a musical instrument, with a range financial bursaries and instrumental loans available to support tuition.

Next auditions: Wednesday 14 November, from 6pm 
Apply for an audition to be a member of the City & County Youth Wind Band

Regular musical activities in Derby and Derbyshire for all young musicians.

Next application deadline: Sunday 25 November 2018 
Apply to be a member of the Derby & Derbyshire Schools' Orchestra (DDSO)

Next auditions: Saturday 10 November 2018, from 9am
Apply for an audition to be a member of the City & County Youth Orchestra

CPD services and courses for all Derby and Derbyshire school teachers.

Celebrate the enormous amount of music-making that takes place across Derbyshire by watching this specially commissioned song for Derbyshire

Sumit your application to become a member of the Schools' Orchestra, Youth Orchestra or Youth Wind Band now…

There are seven main music centres in Derbyshire serving various geographical areas across the city and county.