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The GM Music Hub

An exciting and 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 News

Greater Manchester Music Hub Celebration Concert

Don’t miss the GM Music Hub Celebration Concert at the Bridgewater Hall, 15th June 2014, 3.00pm.

Tickets selling fast!
Featuring Greater Manchester talented young musicians in the GM Youth Brass Band, the GM Jazz Orchestra, the GM Youth Strings Orchestra and massed youth choirs from across the region.

For further information go to download our flyer and for tickets go to or call the box office on 0844 907 9000

The NEW GM Youth Jazz Orchestra Auditions Sunday 29th September. For information contact

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Forthcoming Events


Calendar of HUB events

Case Studies

The GM Music Hub is developing new and exciting work through its partnerships.

GM Youth Brass Band
Case Study - GM Youth Brass Band.
Read the case study based on the GM Youth Brass Band day.

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The 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.


check out our digital resources for schools, teachers and pupils

Visit the Charanga partners page for more information

PROFESSIONAL Development Training and Resources

'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
Updated August 2014

'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
Updated August 2014

Download the GM Music Hub Singing Group Starter Pack!
Download the PDF

Useful Downloads

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

Play Achieve Inspire - Grater Manchester Music Hub