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

New Talent British International Youth Music Competition 2018


New Talent British International Youth Music Competition, organised by Amy Yuan Academy in association with British Music Society. 


Offering young people the experience of performing on a public stage, an opportunity to showcase their musical talents, a platform to exchange musical ideas with young musicians from other countries and cultures and to receive impartial feedback and assessment of their performances by some of the UK’s top music professors and educators.

The competition takes place at 1901 Arts Club in London and is open to young musicians of all levels and nationalities between the age of 4 to 24, who are studying a string instrument, piano or voice.

For full details and how to apply [link withdrawn]

Closing date: 15th July 2018

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