In this section you can find out more information about the range of extra-curricular opportunities available from the Hub and resources to help parents support their child’s musical education needs.
Playing in an ensemble or band is a really important part of learning to play a musical instrument and is often the most enjoyable and socially rewarding part of the process. There are many opportunities for young people to join an ensemble near them.
The Music Service works towards providing a musical pathway for all its young players in as many parts of the County that it can, for any instrument at every stage of learning. The ensembles/bands run by the Music Service are:
To sign up to an ensemble, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information on these and other ensembles county-wide can be found on our ensemble map.
The Music Service has over 60 specialist music teachers providing instrumental and vocal lessons for over 7000 pupils in Norfolk schools. Alongside this we also offer affordable instrument hire, practical music workshops, eLearning, advice, training and support.
In-school lessons can be on an individual, paired or group basis and are provided weekly.
Throughout the year the Music Service also offer opportunities for young people to hear and perform with professional musicians, groups and orchestras, and to get together and perform with other young people in large venues around the county. Read more >>
The following schemes exist to help schools and individual musicians find financial support to progress their music education.
Music activities run by the Norfolk Music Hub are now Children’s University Learning Destinations. This means that any child with a Children’s University passport can collect learning credits by taking part in our ensembles, workshops, and other music activities! Find out more >>