The GM Music HubAn exciting an innovative music education partnership. We are committed to providing the highest quality music education and the best expertise which the region has to offer.
Bolton (Lead Partner), Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan are working together to secure the best musical opportunities for all children across the region.
Music can transform children's lives and we want to work with local families, schools and other organisations to make sure that all children get the chance to PLAY music, ACHIEVE great things and INSPIRE others.
You could be part of this too. Contact us to get involved.
Latest HUB NewsPrimary Schools' Singing Challenge
The Greater Manchester Music Hub is delighted to announce the launch of the first Primary Schools’ Singing Challenge. We are hoping to involve as many Primary Schools from within the Greater Manchester Music Hub area as possible. Please click on the link below to access further details (on the GM Music Hub Singing Challenge 2014 pdf), song words, scores, recordings and backing tracks.
The NEW GM Youth Jazz Orchestra Auditions Sunday 29th September. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Forthcoming EventsForthcoming events from around the hub
TWITTER @GMMUSICHUBTweets by @GMMusicHub
Calendar of HUB events
New ProjectsThe GM Music Hub is developing new and exciting work through its partnerships.
Case Study - GM Youth Brass Band.
Read the case study based on the GM Youth Brass Band day.
GMMUSIC HUB PartnersThe Greater Manchester Music Hub brings together a wide range of partners from across the region and also nationally. Each partner has specific expertise to bring and this huge resource is now being harnessed and targeted to areas of most need across Greater Manchester. We are all committed to raising standards, avoiding duplication and getting the very best outcomes for all young people. See list of HUB PARTNERS for more information.
CHARANGA - DIGITAL RESOURCES
check out our digital resources for schools, teachers and pupils
Visit the Charanga partners page for more information
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES'Singing in the Classroom' - three training sessions for classroom practitioners (Autumn, Spring, Summer). Book now to reserve your place, limited availability.
Download the PDF brochure
'Successful School Singing' - This course is aimed at class teachers or other adults, who would like to improve their confidence,
skills and knowledge for both singing in the classroom and extra-curricular singing activities.
Download the PDF brochure
The National Plan for Music Education
A publication introducing the national plan for music education. The initiatives set out by the plan will impact on schools, music sercvices, music hubs and all providers of music education.
Read: A national plan for music education PDF Format.
It's not about buying in the latest music project
Investing in music can lead to whole-school improvement. Read Boton Head of Service, Carolyn Baxendale's article in Teach Primary magazine.
Read the article in pdf format
Music Services in the HUB
Bolton Music Service
The lead partner in the GM Music Hub provides a wide range of music services for schools, families and young people
Click here to view services.
Bury Music Service The biggest provider of musical instrument lessons and other music support in the borough.
Oldham Music Service
Committed to supporting and fulfilling the musical aspirations of all young people living in the borough
Rochdale Music Service
Providing the opportunity and access to musical activities that meet the needs of individual schools
Stockport Music Service
Offering 'a very good, high quality music education that provides good value for money'
Tameside Music Service
Provides a range of musical opportunities which are accessible to all children and young people.
Trafford Music Service
Committed to continuing to provide high quality music making opportunities for all children and young people in Trafford.
Wigan Music Service Serving 100% of schools in the borough of Wigan, the music service enriches the cultural experience of 6,500 pupils/students.