Music Conference 2019: Cultivating Creativity

18 September 2019 @ Annie Mawson’s Sunbeams Centre   At a time when Creativity is feeling the squeeze in schools, we bring it into the spotlight at our annual Music Conference with a theme of ‘Cultivating Creativity’. We have invited inspiring speakers and workshop leaders from around the country – […]


State of the Nation Report for Music Education

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Music Education – set up to bring together MPs and peers from all parties who believe in and support music education for our children – has published their State of the Nation Report for Music Education. This report, published in collaboration with the University of Sussex […]


What is Cumbria Music Education Hub?

We are a partnership that brings together local organisations from across Cumbria to deliver the best music education for children and young people. We work together to create joined up, high quality music education in and out of school, getting the most from government funding for music education for young […]


Free development opportunity for emerging music leaders

Sage Gateshead CoMusica Exchange is a free development opportunity for emerging music leaders to gain invaluable knowledge and experience by being part of a learning group that is committed to inclusive music practice. Who is it for? Musicians wanting to lead inclusive music activities with children and young people People […]


CYO CYC Summer Concert 8 July

Join the talented musicians of our County Youth Ensembles for their Summer Concert on Monday 8 July (7.30pm) @ St John the Evangelist’s Church, Carlisle A wide selection of music from the world of Film, plus a premiere performance from our latest Cumbria Calling performance inspired by the Cumbrian West […]


Cumbrian Young Musicians in the news

Congratulations to CYO and WYO violinist Teigan Lowthian (who also attends our Jazz Academy with her Trombone) who featured in the latest edition of JESTA (The European String Teachers Association’s Survival Guide for Young String Players). Teigan shares her experiences of playing and advice for other young musicians.


One Small Bird in Kendal

It’s tomorrow night! The first of our big summer concerts is at Kendal Leisure Centre on Friday 5 July (6.30-7.30pm). This is the Hub’s second performance of One Small Bird: Ballad of the Red-Necked Phalarope by Jilly Jarman and Kate Stilitz. This time we’re joined by Westmorland Youth Orchestra with […]