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Due to the governement anouncment we have had to cancel the instrumental lessons at SYM tomorrow (Sat 21st March). We will be in touch shortly to explain how instrumental lessons can continue during this challenging time.
Due to the government announcement today about encouraging people not to attend pubs, restaurants and theatres, Swindon Music Service has taken the initiative to cancel the schools Junior Festivals on Wednesday 18th & and Thursday 19th March 2020.
The Make a Noise events scheduled for March 2020 are also cancelled.
If you have purchased tickets, you can request a refund from the Wyvern box office
The Music Service left Swindon Borough Council to become a not-for-profit Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) on 1st April 2019.
The move should help facilitated the new charity to look to apply for other music and arts grants and provide sustainability for music education in Swindon.
SYM has been cancelled on Saturday 30th March 2019 due to the Honda marches which will see Faringdon road closed.
SYM has been cancelled on Saturday 2nd February 2019 due to the bad weather conditions.
Swindon Borough Council’s cabinet has agreed for Swindon Music Service to spin-out of the local authority and to set up as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation. This will happen during 2018 and will see music education in Swindon being led by this new charity.
Swindon Music Service has been awarded another two-years of funding from the Department of Education (DfE) through the Arts Council England. This will see over £600k coming to Swindon for music education for the period April 2018 – March 2020
We are now offering a free instrument loan scheme through our Swindon Young Musicians (SYM) club membership. When you sign up to a gold, silver or bronze membership you can also request the loan of an instrument for the duration of your membership – subject to availibility (or until you choose to buy your own). Once you decide to leave SYM, you will be required to hand back the instrument.
Looking forward to the Tutors’ CPD tay that is taking part on Friday 1st September. The day will focus on the following:
- Service / Hub overview – Peter Clark
- School business, Safeguarding
- Charanga resources
- Quality assurance surveys
- Arts Awards
- Classroom management – Jacki Pattendon
- Research project
- SYM – Golden Ticket
- SYM / Secondary Progression groups
We will start at 9am and finish about 3.30pm. Lunch is provided.