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 positive 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