Welcome to Hampshire Music Service (HMS)
Our commitment is to give every child a chance to participate, enjoy and achieve by making music together. The benefits of music are very wide-reaching. Feedback from schools, parents and children show that the opportunities we offer through Hampshire Music Service have a very high impact indeed.
News and events feed:
Percussion Day now open
We are offering a percussion and drum kit day to any young percussionist grade/stage 1 and above, for free!
Sunday 18 October 2015, 9.30 - 4pm
Thornden Hall, Chandler's Ford
A day of workshops and masterclasses, with special guests:
Percussion duo Tim Palmer and Jason Huxtable of Maraca2
Drummer Emily Dolan-Davies
Cajon drummer Tom Gregory
Percussion Day poster 740 kB
Opportunities at the top!
Hampshire County Youth Orchestra has the following vacancies:
Grade 8 standard
1 x clarinet
1 x oboe
1 x trombone
Grade 6 standard and above
2 x percussion
Come and join this talented county music ensemble and perform in amazing venues.
Contact the director Carl Clausen: email@example.com
Secondary and primary courses and conferences
booking up fast!
With dates starting as early as 29 September for the Managing Music primary course, get in touch to secure your place.
- 23 October - Secondary Music Conference 2015: 'Moving On'
- 29 September - Managing Music in primary schools
- 6 October - Managing Music in primary schools (for those not signed up to the Primary Curriculum Music Project 769 kB)
The latest Hub Newsletter is out!
The 7th Hub Newsletter is full of projects, events and achievements by Hub Partners.
We celebrate the Hub's three year anniversary with a county Hub map! It shows the variety, breadth and quality of partners which support young people's music learning in Hampshire.
No less than three area ensembles celebrated big anniversaries this year
Nearly 500 Hampshire pupils were invited to the Royal Albert Hall in July
Download your copy... 3 MB
(to view the centrefold correctly - Go to 'View'>'Page Display'>'Two Page View',
then follow again to 'Page Display'> 'Show Cover Page in Two Page View')
HMS is Music Hub Leader for Hampshire
Since September 2012 our many wonderful musical events and activities have reflected some of the successes of the Hampshire Music Education Hub.
By developing stronger partnerships, the Hub is providing exciting opportunities in music education for 55,000 children and young people. We look forward to continuing our work with our Hub partners to benefit musicians of all abilities throughout the county
“We are justifiably proud of Hampshire Music Service becoming the lead partner in the Hub. This role will strengthen the range and depth of their work, ensuring the highest quality music-making for all children and young people.”
John Coughlan, Director of Children's Services
Provision for Schools 2015-16
Discover the HMS provision opportunities available to schools and how to to sign up!
Song of the week
Inspire your primary school pupils to sing with this new weekly resource!
BBC Ten Pieces Blog!
We now have a live Blog we hope will allow Hampshire schools to share their experiences surrounding the use of the BBC Ten Pieces, why not email us with the accompanying prompt form 45 kB to let us know how you are getting on!
Hampshire Education Music Hub
The Hampshire Music Service is the lead partner for the county's Music Hub.
Vacancies will be advertised within