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Welcome to the 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.

  • Jazz Masterclass

On Sunday 8 February 2015 we are hosting a Jazz Masterclass with Steve Waterman, one of the country's leading jazz soloists.

Jazz Day

The day will include a series of masterclasses, workshops and rehearsals which will be suitable for pupils who play brass, wind and rhythm section instruments (percussion kit, guitars and piano). The minimum recommended standard for this day is Stage/Grade 4.

At 4.00pm there will be a concert which will feature an ensemble made up of all the participants from the day, the Romsey Area Youth Jazz Orchestra and Steve Waterman!

We are able to provide this amazing experience for U18s for £10pp!
Please do get in touch if this whets your musical appetite...or complete and return the reply form Microsoft Word 765kB.
Venue: Thornden Hall
Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm

  • French Horn Day

On Sunday 1 March 2015 we are hosting a day of workshops and masterclasses for french horn players and will be joined by Ed Lockwood and Bomber Harris - horn players with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

French Horn Day 2014

(for all levels – from grade 1 to 8)

9.30am to 4.00pm
Kings Worthy Primary School,
Church Lane, Kings Worthy,
Winchester, SO23 7QS

The day is aimed at horn players of any standard - there will be something for everyone to do, ensemble sessions, masterclasses - bring your horn! It will be an inspirational day for all.

Free of Charge – retiring collection

Please complete and reutrn the application form Microsoft Word 131kB to attend

Don't forget to please bring a music stand!

  • Hampshire Flute Day

Hampshire Flute day is back! – Sunday 1 March 2015

Flute Day 2015

Lantern Theatre, Mountbatten School,
Whitenap Lane,
Romsey, SO51 5SY

For beginners (able to play F, G, A, Bb and C) to Grade 5, aged 7-18yrs.

  • Morning sessions - Beginners to Grade 2

  • Afternoon sessions - Grade 3 - 5

Play, learn, experience, make, browse and perform all things ‘flute’!

For more info and how to book…

Booking deadline for workshops 16 February 2015

HMS is Music Hub Leader for Hampshire

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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

Latest Hampshire Music Education Hub newsletter  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 1MB

“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

Please do visit the Hub website to learn more...


Events Calendar

See what great musical events are taking place during the coming few months.

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 Microsoft Word 45kB 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.

Please see the The Hub website for more info.

HMS Vacancies

Any vacancies will be advertised within

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Certificate - Ukulele

The ukulele world record video!