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Southampton Music Hub

Southampton Music Hub is the leading provider of music education in Southampton. The hub is a partnership of local, regional and national organisations, led by Southampton Music Services, working together to build an ambitious and innovative music programme that reflects the cultural and artistic diversity of our city. Together we are dedicated to delivering life-changing musical experiences that create a lasting legacy of musical engagement to enrich the life, health and well-being of our children and our community.

Southampton Music Hub supports the delivery of the National Plan for Music Education across the city. The hub will ensure that children from all backgrounds have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument; to make music with others; to learn to sing; and to have the opportunity to progress to the next level of excellence if they wish to.

 In this role, the hub is pleased to offer the following services:

  • First Access
    Ensuring every child has the opportunity to learn a musical instrument – an opportunity currently being provided to over 1700 across the city
  • Instrumental lesson, progression and loans 
    Providing access to affordable, high quality lessons and instruments for over 4500 children this year alone
  • CPD and resources
    Supporting teachers and schools with a broad programme of resources, training and events
  • Ensembles 
    With over 450 members in 16 city ensembles, as well as support for school based ensembles, every child has the opportunity to perform and progress
  • Vocal Development 
    Supporting singing activities across all our schools and the community, reaching in over 10,000 children and families

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In partnership with
Southampton City Council logo Southampton Safeguarding Children Board NHS Southampton City Southampton Children and Young People's Alliance Hampshire Constabulary
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