Hub Partners


Lead Partner – Cumbria Music Service Cumbria Music Hub spoke logo

Where: Across Cumbria

What we do:

CMS works alongside schools across Cumbria to deliver the National Plan for Music Education by:

Our day-to-day activities include:

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Bridge Organisation – Curious Minds curious-minds

Where: Across Cumbria

What we do:

Curious Minds is one of 10 Bridge organisations funded by The Arts Council, connecting the cultural and education sectors for the North West, covering Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire.

They engage with local schools, art organisations, museums, libraries, music education hubs, local authorities, Further Education and Higher Education Institutions and many other partners to develop a network of cultural provision, catalyse and coordinate the activity to meet the Cultural Education Challenge.  They do this through working to form Local Cultural Education Partnerships and through programmes like Arts Award and Artsmark.

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BlueJam Arts BlueJamArts logo 2012bw

Where: Eden

What we do:

BlueJam promotes the creation, performance and sharing of new music and new ways of making music in an accessible, multi media environment. We run regular and one-off workshops and projects in and out of schools.
Our Hub activities include the North Cumbria Transition Choir and Ensemble (in partnership with North Lakes School), Jazz Engagement Strategy and Penrith Music Centre.

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Brewery Arts Centre Brewery_Arts_300_300_c1

Where:South Lakeland

What we do:

Brewery Youth Music support youth music making through Drum Trax and Voice Trax workshops, as well as heading up a county-wide early years scheme supported by Youth Music funding.

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Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle Cathedral

Where: North Cumbria

What do we do?

Carlisle CantateCarlisle Cantate Children’s Choir – the choir is open to all children aged 7-13 years and there is no audition. We sing a programme of mainly secular music in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

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Carnegie Theatre Trust carnegie-music-centre

Where: West Cumbria

What we do:

A new partnership for Autumn 2016 sees the start of the Carnegie Music Centre in Workington. Find out more about the activities being offered.

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Cockermouth Music Centre

Where: West Cumbria

What we do:

Cockermouth Music Centre is held on Saturday mornings at Cockermouth School from September to April each year offering a range of activities for children between 6 and 18 years.

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Egremont Town Band egremont town band

Where: West Cumbria

What we do:

Egremont Town Band, which has been alive and well since 1904, is a traditional village band promoting brass band music in the local area. We are a friendly non-contesting band, who enjoy making music and performing for both private and public events in West Cumbria. We have players of various ages and mixed abilities who play purely for pleasure.
In partnership with Cumbria Music Service we support a Junior Band, which meets on Monday evenings and welcomes young musicians who have experienced the First Access Programme in school and who wish to continue to develop their brass playing skills.

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Furness Music Centre FMCLogo

Where? Furness

What we do:

We are a community music centre located in the Muse at Dowdales School in Dalton-in-Furness. We offer opportunities for musicians of all ages and ability to make music with others.

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Lake District Summer Music ldsm-logo

Where: South Lakes

What we do:

Lake District Summer Music is a closely integrated International Festival and Summer Music Academy for instrumentalists seeking dedicated chamber music training or pre-formed chamber groups.

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Rosehill Theatre rosehill-theatre-logo

Where: West

What we do:

Music Makers inspires children and young people through participation in high quality music activity in intimate and unusual settings. Our programme of classical concerts, choral workshops and stage productions performed and delivered by nationally acclaimed musicians are designed to take participants and audience members on a journey, increasing their confidence and aspirations by giving them the opportunity to find their own voice and express themselves in a creative way. St John Passion will be performed by English Touring Opera and community singers including children. We will work with community choirs and local school children to teach them the music for this semi-staged production which will be performed in Workington in December 2016.

BBC Ten Piecesopens up the world of classical music to children and young people. Rosehill is delighted to be a Champion of the BBC Ten Pieces project and is supporting primary and secondary schools and communities to participate in this project and to respond creatively to the Ten Pieces repertoire

 


South Lakes Federation of Schools slflogo

Where: South Lakes

What we do:

The South Lakes Federation is a high performing partnership of secondary schools, a special school, Kendal College and the University of Cumbria.  The outstanding quality of education, the opportunities for young people and the commitment to teacher education across the partnership has led to the South Lakes Federation becoming one of the first Teaching School federations in the country.

Cumbria Music Hub is pleased to have representation from the SLF to develop the Schools Music Education Plan.


West Lakes Music Centre west lakes

Where: West

What we do:

We are a community music centre based in Egremont, meeting on Tuesdays during term time. We welcome everyone – age 5 or 95 – beginner, relearning or with years of experience – to make music together.

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Westmorland Youth Orchestra wyologo

Where: South Lakes

What we do:

The WYO is based in Kendal and we provide young musicians with the opportunity to play and perform in an orchestral setting. We meet on a Friday evening during term and aim to perform in events at least three times a year. There is an active support programme to encourage young players to feed into our main orchestra.

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Other Active Partners

BBC Radio Cumbria
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Cockermouth Music Society
Cumbria Rural Choirs
ESTA (Cumbria)
Hallé Orchestra
Jazz North
John Packer Ltd
Kirkby Stephen Silver Band
Lancashire Music Service
Manchester Camerata
Music Links
National Youth Choirs of Great Britain
National Youth Jazz Collective
National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO)
Newcastle Music Service
Northumberland Music Service
Orchestras Live
Sands Centre Carlisle
The Forum Barrow in Furness
Westmorland Music Council
Workington Town Band