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Wolverhampton Music Service Drums/Percussion Day

We recently organised and hosted a drum/percusssion workshop for 80 of our students in the city where we were joined by Alan Wicket - otherwise nown as Sticky Wicket. His workshop took us through the history of the modern day drum kit and included presentations with...

Ukulele & Guitar Day

Monday 8th July saw the Music Service organise a Ukulele & Guitar day for students in the city. Our own Ukulele/Guitar teachers were joined by the "League of Ukulele Gentlemen" The day culminated in a concert at 6.30pm with a repertoire ranging from George Formby...

Summer Concert Series July 2019

We have numerous concerts marking the end of the Summer term. Our Summer concert series held at St John's in the Square has been taking place from the 1st to 3rd July, and we will be returning to the same venue on Friday 19th July for the pre tour concert before our...

Sing For Summer 2019 St John’s in the Square

On July 1st & 2nd we held our annual Sing for Summer event at St John's in the Square. Hundreds of primary and special school pupils came along to share an exhuberant celebration of singing over 2 days. This is a very popular event which requires no fewer than 4...

Singing In The Rain 2019

We’re singing in the rain – and having a fabulous time! ​Hundreds of pupils from across Wolverhampton braved the inclement weather on Tuesday 11th June to put on a spectacular musical celebration in Queen Square. Around 500 children from 19 primary and special schools...

Applications are now open for The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 2020 NYO welcomes applications from musicians aged 13-19 who play to Grade 8 standard or equivalent and have a passion for orchestral music. The selected musicians will perform in major...

Take part in BBC Ten Pieces Assemblies this June!

BBC Ten Pieces Take part in Ten Pieces Assemblies this June! Join Ten Pieces in celebrating a fantastic year of music-making and creativity by holding your own Ten Pieces assembly. For more information how to participate visit the BBC website here

Contracts for provision of Music Services – closing date May 10th

To book your schools' music services provision including our new exciting offers for whole class tuition (now including instrument loan for the pupils), "flying fives", instrumental and vocal tuition, ensemble direction (Orchestra, band, choir, groups etc.) plus a...

Music Services “Black country day”

For our recent training day Training day on May 2nd – Wolverhampton Music service worked collaboratively with colleagues from Walsall, Dudley and Sandwell Music Services at the Black Country Living Museum. The day featured presentations and discussion on...

West Midlands Music Launched 14 Music services with a common aim.

Wolverhampton Music Service is part of the new West Midlands Music initiative. 14 Music Services in the West Midlands have come together to create West Midlands Music. With more than 400 years of collective experience in music education, we will be collaborating...

National Youth Orchestra Inspire

NYO Inspire Orchestra West Midlands: 3 - 12 July 2019 NYO Inspire Orchestra consists of 70 teenage musicians from NYO Inspire projects across the year. They will meet for a six-day rehearsal residential, followed by a four-day concert tour. Performances will take...

Wolverhampton Youth Music Theatre

The Wolverhampton Youth Music Theatre are celebrating their 20th Anniversary. Over the Easter break they rehearsed a great concert revisiting numbers from their shows over that 20 years. As always they will be rehearsing over the summer for their show at the Arena...

Birmingham City University Composition Survey

Birmingham City University questionnaire on composing in schools. It would be very useful if teachers in schools in Wolverhampton could spend a few minutes completing this important survey for BCU It's certainly full of lots of pertinent questions regarding how...

Singing In The Rain & Sing for Summer & More to Come in 2019!

Our two exceptionally popular singing events are back again this year starting on Tuesday 11th June in Queen Square, Wolverhampton with “Singing in the Rain” Hundreds of our Primary and Special school children from the city will join forces in this very special...

More Summer Concerts and Workshops!

This summer our concerts begin on Saturday 11th May St Jude’s Church, Tettenhall Road with our Youth Orchestra/Youth Wind Orchestra. We then have an Informal Concert at our Centre Stage venue at the Music School on Monday 10th June. Don't forget to pop along to Queen...

Wolverhampton Youth Orchestra & Wind Orchestra – Spain 2019

This year our prestigious Wolverhampton Youth and Wind orchestras under the batons of Mr Morgan & Mr Brailsford will undertake a concert tour in July, based in Palencia, Spain. That's 2 Orchestras, 76 Students, 8 staff, 2 Coaches, 5 Concerts The repertoire is a truly...

Auditions 2019

We are exceptionally proud of our large number of ensembles at Wolverhampton Music Service. All our ensembles rehearse regularly and perform in concerts and our Youth and Wind Orchestra will be touring Spain this summer. (Click here for further information) Youth...

Nicola Benedetti videos come to the Charanga platform

In January 2019 Nicola launched “With Nicky”, an online series of educational videos that intends to provide information, guidance, and support for young musicians throughout their musical and personal development. The educational series can be found on​...

National Youth Folk Ensemble

Saturday 25 May WOLVERHAMPTON Newhampton Arts Centre Explore English folk music, learn from inspiring tutors and play with other young musicians. Take part in a day of creative folk music workshops and, if you want to, audition for the 2019–20 National Youth Folk...

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