We are delighted to be able to partially reopen Colwell Arts Centre from the 26th April 2021 on a strict appointment-only basis. To collect, return or exchange an instrument, please contact us at glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk to make an appointment.


If you are a self employed teacher or school looking for support with regards to planning for the forthcoming academic year then please click here.

COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help

We understand at these difficult times that some families will be finding payment of these invoices challenging, especially where you might have significantly reduced incomes. We do not want to let money be a barrier to your child continuing to learn on the instrument they have chosen and we have made funding available to support this. Please click here to complete the COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help form and email to mark.medland@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Find a music tutor in Gloucestershire

Searching high and low for a tutor or group? You've come to the right place. There are so many ways you can make music in Gloucestershire.  Check out our latest video:

The easiest way to find a music tutor is by searching on our TouchBass search tool. 

Guidance on choosing a tutor:

Care should be taken when considering a prospective tutor, either for yourself or your child, and we would suggest you follow some simple guidelines - see the links below:

Gloucestershire County Council's safeguarding leaflet

Visit Musicteachers.co.uk  Guidelines for choosing a teacher in safety and confidence

More places to find tutors or music leaders:

ISM's 'Find a musician' page

Sound Sense, the association of community musicians

Musicteachers.co.uk's 'Find a teacher' page

Natural Voice Practitioners Network for community choir leaders

Stars and Catz music tutors network

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