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Learning to play an instrument

Find out how your child can learn to sing or to play a musical instrument, with a range financial bursaries and instrumental loans available to support tuition.

Singing Summer Schools 2021

Mon 26 - Weds 28 July | Weds 25 - Fri 27 Aug 2021

Lots of singing, exciting activities, make new friends! Singing Summer Schools are back in Kilburn, Swadlincote, Chesterfield, Derby and Matlock Bath this summer!

Primary singing projects

A flexible range of singing programmes and workshops are available to meet the specific needs and timetables of individual schools.

Secondary singing projects

A flexible range of singing programmes and workshops are available to meet the specific needs and timetables of individual schools.

Taiko Tigers

Big drums, big sticks, big smiles! Bespoke Japanese-style drumming workshops for special schools

CPD and training for school teachers

CPD services and courses for all Derby and Derbyshire school teachers.

Engagement opportunities for schools

Music provision, opportunities and information for all schools across Derby and Derbyshire.

Vacancy: Wind Band Ensemble Director

Peak District Music Centres has a vacancy for an ensemble director for their senior level wind band

Music-making in ensembles and groups

Regular musical activities in Derby and Derbyshire for all young musicians.

City & County ensembles

Three large-scale ensembles for higher-achieving young instrumentalists; the Derby & Derbyshire Schools' Orchestra and the City & County Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Band.