Music Centres

All ArtForms Music Centres are sadly closed at present due to the Coronavirus pandemic. At the moment, considering the ever-changing national picture, it is difficult to say how long this will be for; however it seems unlikely that we will be returning before the Autumn term.

In the meantime, we are keen to find ways of keeping in touch with our students. There’s already a great and ever-growing selection of materials in the ArtForms website’s dedicated home learning section here. If you are a student at a Music Centre, you should also have received an update by email giving links to online lesson resources tailored towards your class or group. If you haven’t had this update, please contact your individual Music Centre (contact details to the left), or the ArtForms office at educ.artforms@leeds.gov.uk.

MUSIC FOR ALL!

Want to learn to play an instrument or sing?  Already play, but want to improve? Get expert tuition and friendly support at Leeds Music Centres. The Music Centres run on Saturday mornings at venues all over Leeds.  All ages are welcome, from under 5s to over 60s.  We have something for everyone, from fun beginner groups to advanced ensembles, covering all styles and levels of experience.

To view our current Child Protection policy please click here.

Fee waivers and bursaries

We believe Music Centre fees are very reasonable, but further concessions are available to families on qualifying benefits including Income Support, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Child Tax Credit and others. You may be eligible for a discount of up to 66%, to a maximum of £100 per student.  For more information, please contact the Music Centre you want to join, or call the ArtForms office on 0113 378 2850.

Free instrument hire

Want to try out a new instrument?  We can provide a year’s free-of-charge instrument hire for beginners (subject to availability).   After the first year, a small charge applies.   If you want to buy an instrument, Take It Away is an interest free loan scheme run by the Arts Council, which allows people to borrow up to £2000 towards the cost of any instrument. Awards for Young Musicians offer grants to young musicians.