Parents: Other Opportunities in Lancashire
View all our music making opportunities for children and young people in Lancashire. From bands to workshops, to music centres and choirs. You will find up-to-date timings and contact details.
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Lancashire Rocks for Key Stage 3
A highly-successful and practical approach which reflects and builds upon your students existing passion for music for Key Stage 3.
Bay Youth Voices
A singing session for 6 to 12 year olds, improve your voice and sing as a group
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 Workshops
More Music is an official Champion of Ten Pieces, an exciting new initiative for primary schools led by BBC Learning and the BBC Performing Groups, focusing on classical music and creativity.
It aims to open up the world of classical music to children – and inspire them to develop their own creative responses to the pieces through music, dance or digital art.
Beatbox and Rap 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 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.
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
Bring Chinese music and culture into your school with More Music’s bespoke workshops
Songwriting and 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.
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
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.
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.
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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.
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.
Lancashire Youth Vocal Ensemble (LYVE)
An exciting opportunity for young vocalists and rappers to sing a creative fusion of musical styles
More Music CPD and Events
More Music provide a wide range CPD and Training opportunities for Music Educators.
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.
On The Beat
An interactive and fun music class for adults who need support while they learn.
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.
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.
These half-day to full day workshops are aimed at all types of classes.
This workshop is ideal for whole class or small groups, ran over a term.
Young Leaders and Arts Award
Explore your creativity and get a nationally recognised qualification as part of More Music’s Young Leaders Team
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
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.