Academy of Music & Sound
Operates a national network of music centres offering instrumental tuition and courses in music technology; provides a guide to their locations and courses, with contacts.
Big Noise - Sistema Scotland
An orchestra programme for primary-aged children in Raploch, Stirling, based on the methods of Venezuela’s "El Sistema" movement; describes the scheme, with news and contacts.
British Institute of Modern Music
Runs full-time, part-time, and summer programmes and courses and tutorials for guitar, bass, drums, songwriting and vocals at Brighton, Bristol, and Dublin; includes information about their provision, success stories, tutors and facilities, news, events, and contacts.
A youth and community music organisation providing music making opportunities and a range of courses and informal training, including degree level music courses and business training.
Contemporary Music Making for Amateurs
Dedicated to enabling amateur musicians to get involved in contemporary music. Includes details of their commissions, regional ensembles, workshops, events, and library of repertoire.
Dartington International Summer School
Offers a wide range of residential courses for different instruments, genres and styles, for players of all levels. Includes a schedule of workshops, course and concerts, with details about facilities and prices.
Offers a programme of workshops and performances to support emotional, social and spiritual health and wellbeing in primary school children through song; includes a profile, details of their services, resources, and contacts.
Organises courses for amateur and student choral and consort singers who are serious about their ensemble singing; includes a programme, course leader profiles, and contacts.
MMA (Music Masters Association)
A national association for music teaching professionals; with details of membership and benefits, INSET training and conferences, and their publications.
Music Education Council
Umbrella body for all organisations connected with music education in the United Kingdom; features details of their structure, events, news and initiatives.
Music Education Directory
Produced to allow anyone seeking a music course in the UK to locate, compare and contact education centres running those courses in their region.
Music Education UK
Allows those wishing to follow a career in the music industry to search for relevant courses and training across the UK.
Music For Alice
Set up to commemorate the life of Alice Macgill by providing financial assistance to young musicians to further their music education and development; with details of the awards, fundraising, and contacts.
An online magazine for all involved in music education; includes resources, news, links, and information about projects.
An independent social enterprise supported by the music industry and providing apprenticeships in the music industry for young people; describes their provision, with how to apply, and a list of participating partners.
Musica Nova Russian-British Music Academy -
Provides musical tuition and playing opportunities for young people and adults; with a guide to their programmes and facilities, concerts and tours, reviews, and contacts. Based in London.
Schools Music Association
A national voice for music in education, providing a network for music teachers at local, regional and national level. Includes details of membership and benefits, events diary, news, and contacts.
Sherborne Summer School of Music -
Organises a programme of conducting courses, orchestras, ensembles and choirs, master-classes, and a composers’ course; with details of dates, programme, tutors, fees and contacts.
Home of the Music Manifesto's National Singing Programme; features a song library and lesson resources for teachers, information about local activities and details of singing games and skill development opportunities.
Take it Away
Arts Council initiative which allows those aged between 18 and 25 to take out an interest free loan between £100 and £2000 to buy musical instruments and assorted accessories.
VaCO (Vacation Chamber Orchestras)
Offers a series of intensive residential courses for young players of orchestral instruments; information about their schedule, repertoire, concerts, costs, and how to apply.