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

Cotswold Edge Brass Summer Festival 2017


Following the huge success of their first two events, the Cotswold Edge Brass Festival are delighted to announce their 2017 Festival - a fun, informal and inspiring weekend of activities for all ages, all brass instruments and all abilities.


Saturday and Sunday 8th & 9th July 2017.

New for 2017 is the first Cotswold Edge Brass Fest Competition.  On the afternoon of Saturday, 8th July in Wotton, you can perform solo and group pieces in a friendly and un-pressured environment and get feedback and encouragement from professionals to help you develop as a brass player.  Classes for all ages and all abilities.

Then, on Saturday evening, relax at the Cotswold Edge Brass Fest Jazz Cafe with top quality entertainment in a relxed environment.  The first act confirmed is Tex Mex, with more to follow...  Join them at Wotton Town Hall from 8pm!

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On Sunday 9 July join them at Rednock School in Dursley for another of their acclaimed workshop days, including masterclasses with professionals, musical story-telling and ensemble rehearsals.  After the workshop all participants will show what they’ve learned in an early evening Gala Concert, at Lister's Hall, Dursley, playing alongside inspirational, professional musicians. 

Find out more here and register now for masterclasses, tuition, competition, concerts and more!

Cost:  All the tutors are donating their time for free; each ensemble and solo entrant will cost £5 and the full day of workshops and masterclasses is £10 per participant to cover the cost of venue hire, etc.  Participants will need a packed lunch on Sunday.  


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