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Reel Music

This is an excellent resource for all music teachers and management, both instrumental and class, primary and secondary!. We have sent log ins and invites to all teachers who receive the newsletter. If you haven't received yours please check your junk e-mail folder. ...

CBSO Concerts and Events 2021-22

CBSO Concerts and Events 2021-22

  CBSO New Adventures – FREE KS2 & KS3 Digital Concerts – Extended viewing until 17th December 2021 In this hour-long Schools’ Concert, presenter Tom Redmond will take you on a musical adventure, exploring some of the CBSO’s favourite pieces they have...

Christmas Performances and Open Rehearsals!

Many of our Music service ensembles had live open rehearsals in December. Some prepared some fun seasonal music, others showcased where they are at with the music in preparation for their concerts in March! In the meantime the Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Orchestra...

Azaad Arts/Dhol Group Events!

Azaad Arts/Dhol Group Events!

Here are the events the group have been involved in recently! JoiThe BCM celebrate a Festival of Light  bringing together a celebration of their historic lighting collection and inspiration from the cultural festival of light, Diwali. Some in attendance made their own...

Wolverhampton Youth Music Theatre & Bedazzle

Wolverhampton Youth Music Theatre & Bedazzle

Over half term WYMT met for a week of Halloween and musical fun, with a weeks workshop and a sharing performance for friends and family on the Saturday night, right here at Music School. There was certainly lots of tricks and treats for all involved! We are currently...

Inclusic/Music Service December Showcase

Inclusic/Music Service December Showcase

Each year in the Autumn term Inclusic Music have traditionally delieverd an exceptionaly popular series of workshops at Wolverhampton Secondary Schools. Many students really look forward to their cahnce to take part in these workshops which can focus on a number of...

Sing 4 Christmas

Sing 4 Christmas

OK folks here it is - the flyer for the Sing 4 Christmas 2021!    

The Stringcredibles work to ‘Elevate’ student progress!

The Stringcredibles work to ‘Elevate’ student progress – Saturday 14th November Back in 2018, Wolverhampton Music Service was awarded £10,000 by the Associated Board of the Royal School’s of Music (ABRSM) to run a fast track programme for students. Unfortunately COVID...

Try Day Free Event! 20th November

On Saturday 20th November we ran our very first Try Day at the Music School to encourage instrumental students to Try playing in a band. As a result we are really pleased to have welcomed some of the players to our ensembles which is excellent news! This was the flyer...

Royal Opera House Create & Sing & CPD

Royal Opera House Create & Sing & CPD

https://learning-platform.roh.org.uk/opera It has been a busy start to the year and we have been consulting with many of our partner organisations see how best to deliver ROH Create and Sing teacher training across the UK in 2021/22. For those interested, we are now...

Inclusic Music

Inclusic Music

Inclusic summer program hits all the right notes! It’s been an incredibly busy and successful summer for Inclusic, with the organisation delivering 4, week-long performance and song-writing courses for the young people of Wolverhampton! Summer Rockschool The ever...

Model Music Curriculum & Ofsted Music Review

Don't forget our website includes the Important Documents Page Remember the New Model Music Curriculum is Non Statutory and we will be exploring these documents in our Network meetings this term!  

CBSO Free Concerts etc.

CBSO Free Concerts etc.

CBSO New Adventures – FREE KS2 & KS3 Digital Concerts In this hour-long Schools’ Concert, presenter Tom Redmond will take you on a musical adventure, exploring some of the CBSO’s favourite pieces they have recorded over the last 18 months. The CBSO is delighted to...

SingUp   Resources

SingUp Resources

 SingUp A number of Wolverhampton schools subscribe (a paid subscription) to SingUp and several may be interested so here is their latest news. For more information  visit their website here  On 30 June 2021, over 24,000 singers got involved across 5 continents for a...

Music Mark 2021/22

Music Mark 2021/22

As a result of engagement with the Music Service in the city, as in previous years we have been able to nominate a large number of schools for Music Mark recognition. This allows them access to numerous resources, CPD, webinars etc (which we often use) that are...

Charanga Schemes -Additional Non Statutory Resources

Charanga Schemes -Additional Non Statutory Resources

Charanga is the complete Primary Course which we fund for Schools in the City. We are really pleased that every school has taken advantage of  Charanga in the last 12 months, whether that is to use as a complete course, a source of materials, or to aid a...

Network Meetings For Music Leaders and Heads of Department Return!

Network Meetings For Music Leaders and Heads of Department Return!

This year is turning out to be one of the busiest and most important for Music Education with the New Modern Music Curriculum upon us, The New Ofsted Review of Music Education published and the New National Plan for Music soon to be revealed. And, at long last we are...

Fusion Fives Ensemble expanded to cover all of Key stage 2

Fusion Fives Ensemble expanded to cover all of Key stage 2

Fusion Fives, ensemble has been  expanded to cover all of Key Stage 2 We have 23 members now and it is growing each week. It gives pupils the chance to access our ensemble system from the beginning of their musical journey, and offers them the opportunity to play in a...

Musical Futures Free Training Sessions

Musical Futures Free Training Sessions

Greetings from Team MF! It's been a busy few weeks with the launch of our new Find Your Voice resources - available to Musical Futures Online subscribers, and the new easy to follow video tutorials and integrated music technology tasks are proving a big hit with...

Ensembles begin rehearsals at the Music Hub September 2021

Ensembles begin rehearsals at the Music Hub September 2021

We are very pleased to announce the ensembles returned to rehearse at the Music Service w/b 6th September (YWO on 17th September) All students who have been invited to attend a Music School group must register again for 2021 – 2022. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Lets look...

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...

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.