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

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain 2017 Auditions open


Auditions are being held nationwide, including venues in Bristol and Birmingham.  Closing date 20th October 2017.


Auditions are now open for the National Youth Choirs GB.

Suitable for young singers between School Year 5 for boys / School Year 6 for girls and those aged 21 on 1 September.

Full details of venues and times will be sent to candidates with their booking confirmation.

Visit the NYCGB website for full details

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