• Wednesday , 8 July 2020

Why Work with Us?

When you use Sound Foundation Somerset’s services you:


  • Access government funding for music education  for all pupils aged 5 – 18 in Somerset
  • Access exciting, high quality, innovative group & individual teaching covering a wide range of genres by staff with all appropriate DBS security checks already in place
  • Engage with the National Music Education Plan recommended by Ofsted Subject Lead Inspector for Music
  • Access advice and guidance from hub delivery partners and have access to experienced staff and trainers
  • Opportunities for pupils to progress to reach their potential through performance, recording opportunities, and live music experiences
  • Access of free instrumental hire as part of the whole class instrumental tuition (WCET) programme and Benefit from reduced hire rates for low income families
  • Access world music opportunities such as steel pans, Taiko (Japanese drums), and samba drums
  • Access to hub bursaries scheme for low income families to support music progression
  • Benefit from information advice and guidance and access to resources from across the arts and creative industries to support children and young people’s progression
  • Access Arts Award and Artsmark national schemes