Registered charity promoting music education for young people through the provision of performance courses and supporting Music Therapy.

Boomsatuma was founded by Stuart Wood and Mark Curtis in 2010 to incubate creative enterprise driven by young people and to deliver the highest quality arts projects to disadvantaged children and young people in the South West.

OpenUp Music has a simple mission – to open up youth orchestras, musical instruments and musical repertoire to young disabled musicians. Whether that involves creating a musical instrument you can play with your eyes or working with a school to help them establish their first orchestra, OpenUp Music is here to help. 

Bristol Plays Music (BPM) is Bristol’s hub for music education. BPM believes in the power of music – to inspire, teach and transform lives. We want to make sure that every young person has access to music education activities and a platform for musical expression.

Through work with partners and venues across Bristol, BPM will join up opportunities for teaching, learning and performance in a way that everyone can access. Our goal is to promote local music-making and our city’s rich musical talent.

Early Years music specialist

Rock Band sessions

Ukulele Band


21st Century Music Education Resources  

This music education website is ideal for:

The MUSE Project has been helping young people with special educational needs and disabilities to become active learners since 2007. We provide active musical experiences for a range of young people with special educational needs and disabilites and are keen to extend these tools and techniques into broader educational contexts, bringing music into every corner of a young persons life.

Visible Thinking is a Bristol-based company set up as a vehicle for carrying out research into innovative ways of engaging children in learning. Our mission is to work alongisde educators to provide experiences that will allow children’s unique ways of thinking and learning to be exposed, developed and better understood.

Trinity Community Arts is a registered charity, formed to manage the Trinity Centre (a converted church) in Lawrence Hill, Bristol. Our mission is to engage the local community of all ages in imaginative and socially inclusive projects. The Trinity Centre is protected by covenant for use in service of Youth, Community, Education and the Arts.

Willis Newson is the UK’s leading independent arts consultancy working with health, community and education partners in public spaces. We specialise in the field of arts and health.

Remix is Bristol's Youth Music Action Zone. We provide an extensive programme of activities for young people ranging from 4 to 19 yr olds of all abilities. With state of the art rehearsal and recording facilities and professional Music Leaders, we cater for all genres and offer a friendly atmosphere where you can develop your skills in songwriting, production, singing, MCing, DJing, instruments, arrangement, performance and much more! Sessions run throughout the week keep an eye on our website for more details of what's on offer.

Activities include:

Saturday Songwriting