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 […]


BBC Ten Pieces Trailblazers

Ten Pieces Trailblazers challenges students to rethink orchestral music – what it sounds like, who can make it, and how it’s used – through ten trailblazing composers and their pieces of music. This new set of pieces showcases works that have helped expand our musical horizons, pieces that have introduced […]


National Youth Jazz Orchestra – Cumbria Academy

A call out to join us on Saturday 28 September for a day of Jazz tuition and ensemble playing. New students are welcome! Venue: North Lakes School, Penrith Times: 10.30am – 4pm FREE We welcome back our fantastic summer tutor, Joe Browne, who will be taking all the sessions this […]


Next Girls in Jazz with BlueJam Arts

Girls in Jazz, run by CMH partner BlueJam Arts, is a friendly and supportive session for girls who want to explore and learn about Jazz. Girls from about 9 upwards are welcome, whether you are new to jazz or already have skills you want to build on. Just email Jilly […]


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 […]