• Friday , 14 December 2018

Our Partners

 

8b881e91-2bbb-430e-9a70-fca551b9c63fActiontrack

Actiontrack is well known across Somerset for the delivery of high-quality, innovative and educationally sound music projects covering all genres of music.
Often in conjunction with other art-forms, such as theater, dance, large-scale puppetry and film, projects are also available that create and develop links between schools with their local communities as well as each other and the wider cultural community.

 

07785 564 092 ||www.actiontrackperformance.co.uk

 

Centre for Young Musicians Taunton

The Centre for Young Musicians Taunton is a division of the Guildhall School offering students aged 5-18 in Somerset ensemble workshops and individual lessons on Saturdays in term-time at Richard Huish College in Taunton.  Now also includes creative music technology for secondary aged students. CYM Taunton is a brilliant progression route for young musicians and exists to provide excellent musical coaching and sustainable, long-term training for musicians in the South West.

 

07754 217993 | taunton@cym.org.uk | cymtaunton.org.uk.

 

Jackdaws Music Education Trust

Jackdaws Music Education Trust is based in the beautiful Vallis Vale in Great Elm, Somerset. Jackdaws is dedicated to improving participation in and enjoyment of music through weekend courses, concerts, a young artists programme and educational projects.

 

01373 812383 | music@jackdaws.org | www.jackdaws.org.uk

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Somerset Music

Somerset Music has a proud history of delivering a variety of high quality music services to children and young people across the county. At the most recent Music service evaluation partner inspection in 2011 Somerset Music was awarded outstanding.

 

01823 348262. ||www.somersetmusic.somerset.org.uk

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South West Music School

South West Music School is a nominated Centre of Advanced Training for the DfE Music and Dance scheme (MDS). We offer support for musically gifted young people. This aims to be local and individual, to support and reduce barriers to their progression across a geographically challenging region. Our students range in age, genre and ability, however they all share a passion and natural ability for music.

 

0117 405 7235||www.swms.org.uk

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Spaeda

Spaeda has provided Arts Education services to Somerset schools for over 15 years. we believe that all children are entitled to a creative education and access to culture.Through arts projects, training, research and development, we aim to raise aspirations and widen opportunities for 0 – 25’s and those who work with themSpaeda is the lead for Artsmark training in Somerset and support other national schemes such as Arts Award.

 

01458 254 262 ||www.spaeda.org.uk

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

At BSO we are passionate about inspiring people of all ages and communities to take part in live music making. Making music beyond the concert hall helps to bring people together, encourage well-being, develop new skills, enrich the curriculum and help people across all parts of the South and South West to express themselves.
Reaching communities throughout the South and South West, we organise activities ranging from inspirational workshops in schools to special performances in care homes. All of this is achieved through BSO Participate, our pioneering Community and Participation Department.

 

01202 670611 | bjennings@bsorchestra.co.uk | http://www.bsolive.com

Take Art

Take Art is a unique, life-changing organisation lives in the villages, towns and rural communities of Somerset.
Take Art works with thousands of people across the county, providing opportunities for all ages and abilities to experience, participate and work within the arts. From their hub in South Petherton Take Art run one of the UK’s most celebrated rural touring schemes, along with county-wide projects that focus on supporting artists, children, young people and communities.

 

01460249450 | info@takeart.org | http://takeart.org

Live Music Now

Live Music Now works with a very diverse range of people that rarely, if ever, have the opportunity to experience live music – some of whom are very disadvantaged. They often face difficulties in communicating, cut off from the joy and pleasures of participating and sharing with others. LMN’s approach to overcoming these barriers is through the quality of their musicians and the way they deliver their music.

 

0207014 2829 | info@livemusicnow.org | www.livemusicnow.org.uk

Open Up Music 

Open Up Music’s mission is to make orchestras accessible to young disabled people. Founded in 2007, Open Up are unique among SEN/D arts organisations in their sharply defined and clearly articulated focus on orchestras. They have two strategically connected programmes of work: ‘Open Orchestras’ and ‘National Open Youth Orchestra’.

 

07504008529 | info@openupmusic.org | openupmusic.org

Young Somerset

Young Somerset is the largest youth work charity in Somerset.
Their aim is to work with young people, encouraging them to take responsibility for themselves and become actively involved in shaping the communities in which they live. Young Somerset works to achieve social and economic outcomes with young people, through the delivery of measurable outputs and outcomes.

 

01278 722100 | admin@youngsomerset.org.uk | www.youngsomerset.org.uk

Taunton Music Trust 

The formal objective of Taunton Music Trust is “to promote, improve, develop, and maintain public education in and appreciation of the art and science of music in all its aspects by the presentation of public professional orchestral concerts, professional recitals or professional choral concerts and by such means as the directors of the charity shall see fit”.
01823 430394 | p.avery01@btinternet.comhttp://tauntonmusictrust.org.uk