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Centre & Office Closure

Please note that Colwell Arts Centre is currently closed. We will of course let you know when we are able to re-open. Any queries please email: glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk and we will endeavour to deal with your enquiry as quickly as is possible during this challenging time.

COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help

We understand at these difficult times that some families will be finding payment of these invoices challenging, especially where you might have significantly reduced incomes. We do not want to let money be a barrier to your child continuing to learn on the instrument they have chosen and we have made funding available to support this. Please click here to complete the COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help form and email to mark.medland@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Musician/band interviews

There are lots of fantastic musicians in Gloucestershire.  This page contains interviews with just a few of them.  If you'd like to share your stories just email us with your contact details and we'll be in touch.

Joe Craven and Josef Kaspar, based in Stroud, tell us about their band Body Clocks and how their unique sound is created through layering and looping beats with ambient soundscapes, live double bass and guitar.  Read more...

 

Cheltenham based Halfway to Nowhere were one of nine bands to make it through to the world's largest music competition Music for Youth.  Read more...

 

 

Ahead of their Battle of the Bands and Massacre Festival, Gloucester student Ben Finnegan and Callum Smith talked to us about learning and making music in Gloucester, and their hopes for the local music scene.  Read more...

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