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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.

Summer Rock School

Mon 2 - Thurs 5 August 2021

Summer Rock School is taking place at DCAS Studios this summer – perfect for anyone who plays an instrument and wants to experience being in a band! For ages 11-19

Singing Summer Schools

Mon 26 - Weds 28 July | Weds 25 - Fri 27 Aug 2021

Lots of singing, exciting activities, make new friends! Singing Summer Schools are back in Kilburn, Swadlincote, Chesterfield, Derby and Matlock Bath this summer!

Vacancies: Music Support Practitioners

Music Support Practitioners help with the delivery of whole-class ensemble teaching on our Wider Opportunities programmes.

Primary singing projects

A flexible range of singing programmes and workshops are available to meet the specific needs and timetables of individual schools.

Secondary singing projects

A flexible range of singing programmes and workshops are available to meet the specific needs and timetables of individual schools.

Let's start at the very beginning

Six monthly sessions designed for classroom teachers in KS1 and KS2 settings to develop their musicianship skills – First two sessions FREE (9 June and 7 July)

CPD and training for school teachers

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

Charanga Musical School CPD and training webinars

Register for September now!

Free online training sessions and webinars for infant and primary teachers about Charanga Musical School – for new and current licence holders.

Music-making in ensembles and groups

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