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Become a Lead School of the Derbyshire Music Hub

Lead Schools will work in collaboration with Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership (lead part of Derbyshire Music Partnership) to help shape the Hub’s CPD programme for schools.

Singing Summer Schools

Horsley, Swadlincote, Chesterfield, Derby, New Mills, Matlock Bath

3 days of singing, fun activities and new friends at six Singing Summer School locations this summer around Derbyshire! For ages 7+

Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership appointed to lead Derbyshire Music Hub

Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership has been appointed by Arts Council England to lead the Derbyshire Music Hub from September 2024, as part of an ambitious national programme to provide high-quality music education for all children and young people.

What is a School Music Development Plan and why do I need one?

CPD for all settings

Tuesday 11 June, 3.45-4.30pm, Online | Supporting schools in the creation of their School Music Development Plan

Keeping Charanga Fresh

CPD for infant, junior and primary schools

Tuesday 21 May 2024, 3.45-5.15pm, Online | A deeper look into the Charanga scheme and ideas to expand on the activities to help it remain fresh for you and your school to use again and again

Work with us: Music Support Practitioners

Music Support Practitioners help with the teaching and delivery of our Classroom Instrumental Learning programmes

East Midlands Inclusive Choir

Register your interest now!

A FREE inclusive choir with both online and in-person rehearsals, celebrating that everyone has their own way of sharing their voice. Friends and families are welcome!

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.

City & County Ensembles

Four county-level large ensembles for higher achieving young instrumentalists and singers in Derby and Derbyshire

Hub concerts and events

See what concerts and performances are happening across the city and county

Charanga Musical School

Exclusive 10% discount for schools!

An award-winning, modern-day resource offering a complete scheme to teach the national curriculum for music

Sparkyard (from Out of the Ark)

Exclusive 30% discount for schools!

Supporting schools to deliver the expectations of the revised National Plan for Music Education and putting singing at the heart of every school.

Music-making in ensembles and groups

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

UpRising Resource Balloon

An 'all thriller, no filler' bank of resources and training opportunities for all those who want to better engage young people with additional learning needs in music-making.