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

Job Opportunity - Gloucestershire Academy of Music


Gloucestershire Academy of Music are looking for a Welfare Leader to be responsible for the wellbeing and safety of all children on their annual summer music courses.


GAM Holiday Music Courses have been running for over 30 years; they provide a unique experience to all who come on them.

The music courses offer a unique combination of:

  • high quality, inspirational tuition - from experienced music teachers/professional musicians,
  • friendly atmosphere - where young people can make friends with other young musicians from across the UK and from Europe
  • enthusiastic Welfare staff - who care for/entertain/create the 'fun' element for the students when not being tutored
  • camping options for the summer holiday courses

Courses take place on:

5-11 August 2018

  • Senior Orchestra
  • Grade 5 Theory

12-18 August 2018

  • Junior Orchestra
  • Mini Orchestra
  • Learn to Play

GAM are now looking for a Welfare Leader to join their team.

Total commitment 14 days, including overnight (camping) plus briefing & planning meeting prior to the first course

Location:  Wynstones School, Church Lane, Whaddon, Gloucester, GL4 0UF

Remuneration:  The contract is offered on a freelance basis for a total fee of £1500

For more information download the Job Description here or download the Application Form here

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