Conference Booking now open

Wednesday 19 September @ North Lakes Hotel, Penrith Our annual Music Education Conference returns bringing you a full day programme of inspiring CPD workshops and networking opportunities. We have sessions for all Key Stages covering singing, whole class music ideas, folk, ICT and recording, and our Keynote Speaker gives a […]


Cumbria Youth Choir – join now!

It’s still not too late to join the new Cumbria Youth Choir for the opportunity to sing a brand new commissioned work in the concert on 9 July and to work alongside Cumbria Youth Orchestra and musicians from the Manchester Camerata as part of the Tales of Eden project. The […]


BBC Young Jazz Musician – enter now

Following the success of the first two competitions in 2014 and 2016, BBC Young Jazz Musician returns in 2018. For the first time, the Final of BBC Young Jazz Musician will be hosted by the EFG London Jazz Festival 2018, as part of a new relationship that will support the […]


Carlisle Music Centre

 Carlisle Music Centre offers a range of groups for young musicians of all standards and instruments in North Cumbria to play together regularly. The groups are led by expert tutors from Cumbria Music Service and supported by funding from Cumbria Music Hub. Where: Trinity School, Carlisle When: Thursdays during term time 4.45-8pm […]


Sound Around in the press

We do like to make it into the news, and we’re not surprised that Sound Around has attracted quite a lot of interest. The Royal Philharmonic/ Orchestras Live project and performances were a huge success, with hundreds of pupils packing the Sands centre.   credit: Cumbrian Newspapers   Read about it […]