Making Music

Find music-making opportunities and resources using the drop-down filters below

Bay Youth Voices

A new singing session for 6 to 12 year olds, improve your voice and sing as a group

More Music Catch the wind Festival

Baybeat Streetband

Learn and perform upbeat Samba music, full of beats and rhythms, as part of the Baybeat streetband. If you want to try out exciting percussion or if you play brass, come along and make some noise.

BBC Ten Pieces

BBC Ten Pieces Workshops

More Music is an official Champion of Ten Pieces, the initiative for primary schools led by BBC Learning and the BBC Performing Groups.

Beatvox Workshops

Beatvox Workshops

Beatvox sessions are a great way to get children to engage with vocalisation, when they are more reluctant to get involved with singing. The four sessions also help to promote literacy skills, such as include poetic devices, for example, metaphors and similes; linguistic concepts such as phonetics, fricatives and plosives; and oratory skills, like delivery and confidence.

Become and Band Workshops

Become a Band Workshops

Perfect for 10-18 Secondary school pupils, but can be adapted to other Key Stages as well. Typically ran in out of hours clubs, lunchtimes and after school.

Spring into Samba

Burnley Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Charanga VIP Studio Sessions

An online music technology resource that helps teach music production and songwriting in schools

Chinese Music & Culture Workshops

Chinese Music & Culture Workshops

Bring Chinese music and culture into your school with More Music’s bespoke workshops

Chorley Brass Band

Chorley Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Lancashire Orchestra

Clitheroe Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Creative Composition Workshops

Creative Composition Workshops

These workshops are ideal for children of all ages, group sizes abilities, and are ran over half or full day sessions, which can extend over a period of time.

Drum and Brass Workshop with Orkestra del Sol

A two hour street band masterclass led by members of Orkestra Del Sol giving players new tunes, beats and performance treats to add to your band’s repertoire.

Early Music Makers

Early Music Makers

An easy-to-use and accessible resource for working with nursery and reception classes is packed with material including:

Early Years Morning/Day Sessions and Programmes

Early Years Morning/Day Sessions and Programmes

An interactive workshop with this energetic and inspiring group of professional musicians with songs and activities specially designed for Early Years and Foundation Stage and KS1, linked to the Early Music Makers book.

Free and Helpful Stuff

Friday Night Project

If you’ve got something to say and you want to say it in style, then Friday Night Project is for you.

Gamelan Workshops

Gamelan Workshops

These school workshops for Primary, SEND and Secondary schools run at More Music’s venue, The Hothouse in Morecambe. This experience is ideal for groups sizes of up to 30 children.

Gobsmacked Project

Gobsmacked Project

Gobsmacked, is a project to integrate students and pupils from SEN and mainstream education to work together

Lancashire Music Service

Kirkham Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Lancashire Youth Brass Band

Lancashire Schools Jazz Orchestra

Our schools jazz orchestra (LSJO) is one of Lancashire Music Service’s county ensembles, providing inspiring opportunities for young musicians across the county

The Power of Music

Lancashire Schools Symphony Orchestra

Our Schools Symphony Orchestra is one of Lancashire Music Service’s county ensembles, providing inspiring opportunities for young musicians across the county.

Lancashire School Choir

Lancashire Singing Network

A network for anyone delivering vocal work, including choirs, with children and young people in Lancashire including classroom teachers, choir directors, workshop leaders and vocal specialists.

 

Lancashire Youth Brass Band

Our brass band (LYBB) is one of Lancashire Music Service’s county ensembles, providing inspiring opportunities for young musicians across the county

Lancashire Youth County Band

Lancashire Youth Concert Band

Formed in 1976, the Lancashire Youth Concert Band (LYCB) is one of Lancashire’s County Ensembles.

Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra

Our youth jazz orchestra (LYJO) is one of Lancashire Music Service’s county ensembles, providing inspiring opportunities for young musicians across the county

Lancashire Youth Symphony Orchestra

Our youth symphony orchestra (LYSO) is one of Lancashire Music Service’s county ensembles, providing inspiring opportunities for young musicians across Lancashire

LYVE (More Music)

Lancashire Youth Vocal Ensemble (LYVE)

An exciting opportunity for young vocalists and rappers to sing a creative fusion of musical styles

Lancaster Community Music Centre

Lancaster Community Music Centre

The Lancaster Community Music Trust is a voluntary led organisation which provides opportunities for music making and tuition through the operation of the Lancaster Community Music Centre (LCMC).

Cello

Lancaster Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs.

LMS Curriculum Delivery & School Ensembles

LMS Curriculum Delivery & School Ensembles

Our experienced team, all with Qualified Teacher Status, are specialists in delivering curriculum music in Primary, Secondary, Special and Short Stay Schools, which can be used to cover PPA time.

LMS Instrumental and Vocal Tuition

LMS Instrumental and Vocal Tuition

We offer your students the chance to learn woodwind, brass, strings, guitar, ukulele, singing, percussion, drums, keyboard and piano* with our experienced and inspiring teachers.

LMS Lazy Mondays

LMS Lazy Mondays

The Lazy Mondays are a real live band in your school hall, offering practical, creative workshops or interactive concerts. They are an energetic and inspiring group of professional musicians, who are also all experienced teachers with the Music Service. These workshops and concert are perfect for Arts Week, a school party, cross-curricular projects and also encouraging pupils to learn a musical instrument.

LMS One-off Singing Workshops

LMS One-off Singing Workshops

The benefits of regular singing in schools, both academic and social, are widely recognised. These one-off singing workshops are designed to inspire and encourage your pupils.

LMS One-off Taster Workshops

LMS One-off Taster Workshops

These hands-on sessions are designed to inspire your pupils and encourage them to think about playing an instrument. Working with one of our experienced staff over 2 hours, your pupils will have the opportunity to try out instruments and perform a simple piece together.

LMS One-off Singing Workshops

LMS Six-week Sing

A weekly, 1-hour visit from a specialist for 6 weeks to kick-start singing in your school, perhaps in the lead-up to a festival or school production. A fantastic experience for pupils but also a great way to give staff more confidence to lead singing. We can work with groups of any size and can either provide appropriate repertoire or work on material provided by your school.

LMS Training and Consultancy

LMS Training and Consultancy

Lancashire Music Service provide bespoke support, designed to meet the needs of your individual school and staff including developing a scheme of work, assessment, using classroom instruments and school singing.

Upbeats

LMS UpBeats

Interactive performances and creative workshops for primary schools, led by our new inspiring professional ensemble.

This dynamic group of professional musicians take you and your pupils on a musical adventure – listen to a live performance, discover the different families of instruments, and work together to create a brand new piece of music to perform together.

LMS Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET)

LMS Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET)

A Lancashire Music Service teacher will visit your school each week to work with the pupils alongside the class teacher and teaching assistants. This inclusive and fun approach to music making provides all pupils (and participating staff!) with a positive experience of both learning an instrument and playing together in an ensemble.

Long Walk Chinese Orchestra

The Long Walk Chinese Orchestra is a diverse group of musicians who play traditional Chinese melodies on traditional Chinese instruments. There is a wide age range in the group, and the orchestra has a place for both beginners and more experienced musicians

Keyboard

Lytham Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

World Music Group

More Music CPD and Events

More Music provide a wide range CPD and Training opportunities for Music Educators.

 

More Music SEN Training & CPD

More Music SEND Training & CPD

For learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities we recognise that music can eliminate some of the frequent barriers to participation and allow individual’s personality and creativity to shine.

Music Technology Workshops

The half-day music technology workshop is suitable for Key Stage 2-5 and can run for a half-day workshop to over the course of one year. Taking place either in the More Music studio or within schools.

‘Musical Futures’ Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET)

Musical Futures Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET)

A highly-successful and practical approach which reflects and builds upon your students’ existing passion for music for Key Stages 3 & 4.

On The Beat

An interactive and fun music class for adults who need support while they learn, for example due to learning difficulties or physical disabilities, and so each participant is accompanied by a carer. There is a dynamic range of interactive activities – fast and slow, loud and quiet – to ensure that everyone is able to express themselves in different ways.

This session costs £4 per participants (carers get in free) and is aimed at ages 19+.

Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra

Orbit Jazz Workshop

Orbit Jazz Workshops are a great place for place for anyone with an interest in improvisation and jazz to learn and develop their skills.

Lancashire Brass Band

Ormskirk Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Titanic Concert

Pendle Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Percussion & Drumming Workshops

Percussion and Drumming Workshops

More Music’’s workshops are suitable for all ages, abilities and are ideal for classes of up 20. The workshops run for at least one hour, and are perfect for out of hours clubs, lunch times and after school.

Lancashire Music Hub Orechestra

Poulton Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Brass Band

Preston Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Preston Young Leaders

Preston Young Leaders

Great opportunity for students in year 10 and above – Preston Young Leaders

Charanga Musical School

Primary Online Resources

Primary Schools Network

Primary Schools Network

Free termly meetings for music teachers to share ideas, discuss the latest developments in music education, give feedback and get involved with planning future Music Hub activities and find out about opportunities for staff and students.

Lancashire Youth Music

Reaching Out Network

A network for musicians and music professionals based in the North West and who represent music organisations that work with children and young people in challenging circumstances.

Recorder World

Recorder World

A one-term recorder programme to introduce young children to instrumental learning. Recorder World is designed to be taught by classroom teachers using an easy-to-use, week-by-week online Charanga resource with optional online access for the children.

Rimes Music

Rimmers Music

We are a Musical Instrument retailer and tuition centre Est: 1978. We currently have 8 large stores all with Rimmers Music Schools attached to them for tuition on Piano, Guitar, Keyboard, Woodwind, Violin, Vocals, Drums and Percussion.

Lancashire Youth Jazz Orechestra

Rossendale Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

School Music Education Plan (SMEP) Visit

School Music Education Plan (SMEP) Visit

All schools are entitled to this free opportunity to audit your current music provision and plan for future development.

Secondary Schools Network

Secondary Schools Network

We run free termly meetings for music teachers to share ideas, discuss the latest developments in music education, give feedback and get involved with planning future Music Hub activities and find out about opportunities for staff and students.

SEN Music Workshop

SEND Music Workshop

More Music’’s bespoke SEND workshops are for learners of all ages with special education needs. They can run wherever you or your learners are based, either as a one-off courses or on a regular basis. Single workshops are great to introduce variation to routines and develop new skills.  Longer-term programmes – whether for a few weeks or for the whole year – allow significant, sometimes life-changing, progress to be made.

SEND Practitioners Network

SEND Practitioners Network

The Lancashire Music Hub strongly believes everyone can fulfill their musical potential given the right opportunities.

Schools Network

SEND Teachers Network

Termly meeting for music teachers and co-ordinators from SEND schools across Lancashire.

Singing & Choirs Workshops

Singing and Choirs Workshops

These workshops are great for helping classes or big groups come together in this feel-good activity. It’s perfect for developing literacy and can be linked to other areas of the curriculum.

Lancashire Youth Group

Songwriting Workshops

These half-day to full day workshops are aimed at all types of classes.

Lancashire Brass Band

St Bede’s Music Centre

Lancashire Music Service runs a network of music centres throughout the County where young musicians of all levels of experience can play together in bands and ensembles and sing in choirs, offering an ideal progression route from Whole Class Ensemble Tuition alongside opportunities for more advanced students.

Stages

A session for 12-18 year olds who want to rock!

Ukulele Workshops

Ukulele Workshops

This workshop is ideal for whole class or small groups, ran over a term.

Young Leaders and Arts Award for 11-19 Year Olds

Young Leaders and Arts Award

Explore your creativity and get a nationally recognised qualification as part of More Music’s Young Leaders Team

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