Instrumental Lessons


Small Group Specialist Teaching: Instrumental, Vocal & Music Technology

Every child should have the opportunity to progress their musical interests and talents.

Our Small Group lessons provide high quality opportunities for students to progress on their chosen instrument, voice or music technology with specialist tutors.

Key Features

High Quality: our teaching supports your curricular music offer, the National Plan for Music and the Model Music Curriculum. Our team of professional specialist teachers follow the Music Mark 'A Common Approach', are fully DBS checked, undergo annual Safeguarding training, and are supported by regular training and quality assurance.

Comprehensive: Our specialist tutors cover a huge range of instruments.

Inclusive: Many schools use Pupil Premium funding to support those whose only chance to experience instrumental lessons might be through these opportunities in school. Our teachers are trained and supported to enable children of all abilities to progress their musical interests and talents.

Supporting National Accreditation: including performance exams eg. ABRSM, Trinity, and Rock School and Arts Awards, DofE Awards etc, and national examination awards eg. GCSE, BTEC, A Level music (performing and composing),

Clear progression route: enabling all young people to achieve their full musical potential and to benefit from local and national ensemble opportunities.

Access to instruments: Students can access our cost effective instrument hire scheme. 

Raise the cultural profile of your school community: through development of school music groups and performances as part of your long-term school music strategy.

Delivery Details

Lesson length: usually 30 minute lesson per group / individual

Weekly lessons

Recommended Group Size: 2-6 students

Miniumum Delivery: 30 minutes per teacher


£49.14 per hour

£24.57 per 1/2 hour

(equivalent to £4.10 per lesson per pupil with 6 per group)

Endangered Instrument Offer: £40.98 per hour

This programme is subsidised through the Music Education Grant

Endangered Instrument Offer

  • Cello, Oboe, Bassoon, French Horn
  • We encourage schools to support students to take up under-subscribed* orchestral instruments with a reduced rate.

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Suitable for: All Key Stages / Alternative Provision / SEND

Progression Pathways:

In school groups and ensembles and performance opportunities

Out of school music centres and groups, including support to access national opportunities

Sustained instrumental tuition enabling formal qualification through graded music exams and national qualifications.

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+ Instruments Offered (click for more info)

Brass Cornet/Trumpet/Flugal Horn, French Horn/Tenor Horn, Baritone, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba

Guitar Acoustic, Electric, Bass, and Ukulele

Music Technology Workshops for GCSE / BTEC students, using Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) for composition (PN schools will need to provide some equipment and support the installation of e.g. BandLab, Cakewalk, Charanaga

Percussion Drum Kit and Orchestral Percussion

Piano and Keyboard

Strings Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp


Woodwind Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, Recorders – Descant, Treble, Tenor

Ask us about instruments ideal for SEND pupils and adaptive instruments.