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

Youth Music Theatre UK - Musician Auditions 2018


From January to March 2018 Youth Music Theatre UK are auditioning aspiring instrumentalists aged 11-21, in cities across the UK and Ireland, for their upcoming summer season of new music theatre.


Youth Music Theatre UK work with some of the UK's foremost composers and musical directors.  YMT programmes are a unique opportunity for young people to learn and work with some of the UK's top artists and play at some of the countries most respected venues.

Auditions are FREE  and are open to anyone who plays any instrument to Grade 7 standard.

For more information visit the YMT website

Auditions can be booked by email or by calling 020 8563 7725

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