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New Rock “n” Pop Rehearsal Nights at WMS

New Rock “n” Pop Rehearsal Nights at WMS

Our new Rock ‘n’ Pop Band Rehearsal night starts after half term. This is open to any of your pupils who currently play an instrument and would like to play in a band. Guitarists, keyboardists, vocalists, drummers all welcome. As with all of our ensembles, it is free...

National Youth Orchestra Inspire 2020

What is NYO Inspire? NYO Inspire is an inclusion and access programme targeted to Grade 6 - 8+ teenage musicians – free for those that attend. Our dynamic approach to inclusion is simple; strategic and joined up across the sector to reach those musicians that need the...

Rapper Vital and Music producer Detonator at WMS

Rapper Vital and Music producer Detonator at WMS

Part of our work supports the city wide strategy for engaging young people in a positive way. We are really pleased to announce a new exciting project where  young people are working with rapper VITAL and music producer Detonator to develop a track about living in...

WMS Monthly Art Gallery Concerts 2019/20 Friday Lunchtimes

WMS Monthly Art Gallery Concerts 2019/20 Friday Lunchtimes

We are very pleased to announce that we will be continuing our successful series of Art Gallery Friday Lunchtime concerts throughout the year. This year we will be featuring our WMS scholarship students in these monthly concerts starting on 25th October.  Young people...

Another Successful Summer Rockschool at RML

Our Summer Rockschool just keeps getting bigger and better. Over twenty young musicians took part in RML’s week long music program Newhampton Road Arts Centre from 12th - 16th August, Students developed their skills by  learning how to play in a band. Through playing...

Wolverhampton Music Service enjoys successful Spanish summer tour

Wolverhampton Music Service enjoys successful Spanish summer tour

Young musicians from Wolverhampton Music Service enjoyed a highly successful summer tour to Spain. Some 75 members of the Music Service’s Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Orchestra, all pupils at local secondary schools, spent a week participating in music festivals at...

Wolverhampton Music Service Drums/Percussion Day

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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...

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