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 Music Tutors Summer Orchestral Course


Cotswold Music Tutors Summer Music Courses still have places available for Monday July 30th- Friday 3rd August 2018. 


These popular non residential courses, which cater for all levels of ability and from 7 -18 years of age, give a fantastic opportunity to enhance and develop ensemble skills in a supportive atmosphere with coaching and welfare from an experienced and fun team of staff.  The courses take place at Marling School in Stroud and each one culminates in an early evening showcase concert.

The string starters course for players up to grade 1 level and the jazz course for grade 3 upwards run from from Monday to Thursday and cost £134 (with a £10 discount for each additional child from the same family)

The junior and senior orchestral courses (grade 1-4 and 4-8+ respectively) run from Monday to Friday and cost £164 with the same family discount applicable) There is also the opportunity for chamber ensemble playing on the senior course in addition to full orchestra, sectional and string/windband groups.

There are afternoon activities throughout the week including ten pin bowling, rounders, circus skills and Quidditch and these are included in the price. There is a minibus service available for children coming via Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Wotton. For more information and to book places visit www.cotswoldmusictutors.co.uk.

Cotswold Music Tutors Limited is a hub partner of Make Music Gloucestershire.

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