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Big Top in Schools

Big Top in Schools

Big Top in Schools As part of our ongoing support for schools this year we have arranged work by Big Top. Here’s one example from Broadmeadow Special School “We did a whole school Creative Day on the 16th June in celebration of the Dragon Boat Festival. Big Top...

Azaad Arts

The Azaad Dhol Group have been rehearsing at the Wolverhampton Music Service since the middle of May and the students have enjoyed playing live music again. Azaad Arts with collaboration with the Wolverhampton Music Service will be involved in workshops at the...

WMS at the NAC Summer Family Programme in August

Wolverhampton Music Service is the leading provider of high-quality music education in the city of Wolverhampton. With a team of 28 local staff, the Music Service currently offers training in all aspects of Music Education from early years to secondary school...

Inclusic

Inclusic

Hub Partner Inclusic Forthcoming Activities It’s a very busy summer which is fantastic news for everyone involved! July 8th - Penn Hall arts celebration day We are performing and running interactive workshops for the students. Our lockdown songwriting project group...

Relight Music

#RelightMusic “Red Week” May 2021 – our talented staff have been out in schools performing in small ensembles (almost 60 schools!) as a part of our #RelightMusic initiative to continue to encourage and ensure the return of music to schools in the city. Many more of...

Wolverhampton Youth Music Theatre News

Wolverhampton Youth Music Theatre News

Please see the flyer below for this years' exciting production of Matilda! We have space for new members – they must be between 11-18 due to licensing restrictions .  Rehearsals for Matilda will start the week commencing 23rd August in the day  and move to early...

#RelightMusic May 2021

Week beginning 17th May 2021 - our talented staff have been out in schools performing in small ensembles (almost 60 schools!) as a part of our #RelightMusic initiative to continue to encourage and ensure the return of music to schools in the city. Many more of our...

School Updates re Funding and Our Risk Assessment

On the important info for schools we have a new updated risk assessment for you to download and look at - plus details of possibly attracting funding to your school. Please do have a look at this website www.grants4schools.info  

Explore the orchestra website streaming resource for Ks2 & 3

Explore the orchestra website streaming resource for Ks2 & 3

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra has an exciting new free 5-part online series of educational programmes exploring the different sections of the symphony orchestra, available to stream from our website on Saturdays beginning next Saturday 24th April. Here at Bournemouth...

English Folk Dance & Song Society

English Folk Dance & Song Society

The English Folk Dance & Song Society have a comprehensive website with lots of support, not just for the Music Industry and anyone associated with this genre of Music but for Schools as well with many fantastic resources suitable for students of all ages....

Lockdown Songwriting Club at Hub Partner Inclusic

Lockdown Songwriting Club at Hub Partner Inclusic

Inclusic Receives Albarn’s support! A local Wolverhampton music project Inclusic, has received recognition and support from one of the U.K.’s most influential and prominent musicians.Blur and Gorillaz front man Damon Albarn has praised their important work in the...

WMS YouTube Channel and Google Classrooms

WMS YouTube Channel and Google Classrooms

We continue to develop our YouTube and Google Classrooms! Our YouTube channel, has well over 200 instrumental tutorials recorded by our staff,  Collage performances by our Music Service Groups as part of the Winter Festival, Concerts by students , staff , alumni  etc....

Charanga and Yumu resources 2021

Charanga and Yumu resources 2021

Charanga. This has been a revelation this year! We now have no less than 75 schools registered to use Charanga in Wolverhampton (which The Music Service fund) with over 97% of Wolverhampton Primary and 3 Special schools now engaged and using this incredible resource....

Website & Communications with updates to parents and schools.

Website & Communications with updates to parents and schools.

Our website has undergone some changes recently and we are developing it  to play an increasingly important role providing information and resources for parents, students and schools,  including access to registering for lessons and ensembles. The aim is to ensure the...

Ensembles and the Winter festival

Ensembles and the Winter festival

Ensembles. As you will see we are coming to the end of the winter festival which has proven to be a fantastic opportunity for members of our ensembles to create videos which our own Mr Pardesi has worked tirelessly to collate and create ensemble performances for this...

Key stage 1 & 2 & Special Needs Lessons

Key stage 1 & 2 & Special Needs Lessons

Instead of concentrating solely on our Whole Class Instrumental Tuition at this time  (having whole class instrumental tuition) We are now providing every school in the city with links to  specially created Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 videos each week that can be...

WMS Full Online Tuition 2021

WMS Full Online Tuition 2021

Since the Government's decision to close schools to the majority of students at the beginning of 2021, our work has once more moved online. Where students are still in school we are exceptionally grateful to those schools who are facilitating the opportunity for them...

BBC 10 Pieces Special Report

BBC 10 Pieces Special Report

This link takes you to the latest BBC 10 pieces special report. A brilliant light hearted video suitable for primary schools.   We have been associated with and involved in BBC 10 pieces work since it's inception . We and our students and schools have had a guest...

New Keeping Active Resources

New Keeping Active Resources

This is a new resource  intended primarily for students who cannot access instrumental lessons. However, the materials, links and resources listed can be used by any instrumental or vocal student. Initially the resources here were intended for specific schools and...

WMS Winter Music Festival 2020

WMS Winter Music Festival 2020

  If you have registered for one of our Music Service groups here - you will have been sent details of how to become involved in our winter festival . We have google classrooms with music, welcome videos and instructions for each group. These were e-mailed to all...

Our latest advice and guidance from the Arts Council and DfE

Our latest advice and guidance from the Arts Council and DfE

Latest government guidance sent to us in correspondance from/on behalf of the Funded Organisations team from the Arts council wth DfE guidance. "Guidance has now been published here for education and childcare settings on the impact of the New National Restrictions...

Exciting news and opportunities from Bedazzle

Exciting news and opportunities from Bedazzle

Firstly, this week we have found out we have been awarded a substantial grant from The Fore Trust, to help us train more of our team up to deliver our programmes and we would love to be able to offer our support to more Wolverhampton schools particularly. We work with...

Trinity Laban A level Concert

Trinity Laban A level Concert

Trinity Laban A level Concert Recording available from Monday 30 November Presented by Patrick Bailey with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Dance & Music musicians. Including set works from the AQA and Pearson Edexcel Syllabuses: •Chopin, Ballade no. 2 in F major...

Song of the Week from Wolverhampton Music Service

Song of the Week from Wolverhampton Music Service

We are excited to offer you a new singing opportunity through our ‘Song Of The Week’ resources. Releasing weekly this term on our YouTube channel, these upbeat tunes are a great way to engage your class, use the voice safely and offer a positive musical experience for...

ENO

ENO

Al-Haytham’s Light – SPRING 2021 An ONLINE opera Meet Ibn al-Haytham, one of the most important scientists ever to live. In this online, curriculum led opera from English Touring Opera we will delve into the great scientific discoveries of the Islamic Golden Age,...

Inclusic (formerly Rockschool  Music Ltd) Online workshops

Inclusic (formerly Rockschool Music Ltd) Online workshops

Inclusic set to give Wolverhampton youth, lockdown boost. An exciting new music project has just been given the green light to go ahead in Wolverhampton, offering young people the chance to write songs and express themselves about their experiences of lockdown. Backed...

WMS Newsletters PDFs

Below is an archive of all the previous seasonal Newsletters, containing summaries of the news articles featuring here on the website during that allotted period.