Colwell Arts Centre is now open 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.

Secondary Schools

Whole class ensemble tuition

Support your pupils’ learning in music and beyond: open up opportunities for their lives and futures.

10, 20 and 30 week programmes - currently highly subsidised - in:

Covers main elements of the National Curriculum; offers CPD/shadowing for teachers; led by highly skilled, specialist tutors.

VIP Studio Sessions from Charanga

VIP Studio Sessions gives you everything you need to create, produce and release your own music including an online recording studio. It's perfect for KS3, BTEC and GCSE or just to get more into creative music and was created by leading musician and producer Max Wheeler.

30-day free trial
Fully-functional, including online studio
Extensive teacher notes
Project plans
No obligation

Make Beats:

Learn to produce beats in styles such as Hip Hop, House, Grime, Dubstep, and more.  You'll start from the basics of how to load up your software all the way through to finishing a track, ready to play in a club or work with a vocalist.

Write Lyrics & Songs:

Here you'll learn how to write lyrics and come up with song ideas.  Progressing all the way through from developing concepts, to performing live and making sure you're ready to get in the studio.

Record & Mix:  

Learn how to produce finished music starting from the basics of what equipment you might need and how to set up, going all the way through to how to record vocalists & musicians, how to make your tracks sound great and to get them ready for the world to hear.

Release & Promote:

Find out how to release, promote and share your music and understand the music business.  Learn the best ways to get your music heard, look at music in the modern world and get professional feedback and career advice about the music industry.

Visit VIP Studio Sessions here

Help us improve Make Music Gloucestershire

Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.