LATEST NEWS

We’re looking for a Business Manager

We’re looking for a Business Manager to make sure the engine of The Music Works – the financial and operational workings of the organisation, run smoothly and efficiently, and to deliver our ambitious vision for the future. It’s an exciting time for The...

SEN/D music twilight for teachers Tuesday 28 February

Are you a SEN/D teacher who wants to support students in your school to make music? Come along to our next SEND music twilight session on Tuesday 28 February 4.30-6/6.30, at The Milestone School. Hear from other teachers, and SEN/D music specialists including Drake...

Audio-Base Saturday morning music group sessions return

If you’re aged 12-16 and love music – whether you make/play music or not – you can learn how to make and record rock, pop and urban music, jam with others, and learn the skills needed to be a musician, at Audio-Base Saturday morning music sessions – which return on Saturday 14 January. Music group sessions take place from 11am-1pm at Cinderford SoundSpace Studio (in the grounds of Forest High School), and Sir William Romney’s School, Tetbury, and cost from just £5 if you pay up-front for the term (£6 pay-as-you go, £3 concessions).

OUR STORIES

Richard feels accepted and grows in confidence

Like many young people we work with, Richard (not his real name), a student in year 10, had always struggled with school. He didn’t fit in, had extremely low confidence, and had been bullied. Coming to the afterschool club at SoundSpace Studios, Cinderford, has transformed his attitude to himself, and his wellbeing.

Hip Hop and gaming helps Tom discover an identity beyond anger

Tom had been referred to us by a local service for people with mental health problems. He was suffering from anger problems, was often violent, and had very few friends. He had lost interest in life and was a loner, spending his time gaming on his computer and listening to old-school hip-hop.