Please see below some exciting musical offers from Severn Arts. If your child enjoyed learning the cornet or baritone in Year 5 music this year, you are welcome to sign up! Please continue to use the instrument you took home for now. If your child receives brass lessons already this applies to you, but please remember that if your child is already receiving guitar, drums or woodwind already with us through St Bede’s own providers, this would be in addition to that. Fully funded places are available through Severn Arts- let’s get making music! 

Dear parent/carer,

We are delighted to be able to tell you that our music teachers will be available to teach online during the summer holidays.

Severn Arts is offering a four-week block of lessons for children already receiving instrumental or vocal tuition and a four-week block of taster lessons for children keen to start learning the ukulele or recorder.  Both blocks of lessons will start on 20 July 2020.

Is your child already learning to play an instrument or having vocal tuition?

For children already playing an instrument or having vocal tuition we are offering a choice of either a 20 minute or 30 minute lesson.

Lesson costs:

4 x 20-minute lessons = £50

4 x 30-minute lessons = £75

We are also offering up to 25 fully funded Severn Arts places. Read more to see if you meet the criteria for a fully funded place.

Is your child interested in learning to play the ukulele or recorder?

For children new to learning an instrument we are offering a four-week block of taster lessons either in the ukulele or recorder. Instruments can be provided free of charge if required.

In the lessons children will be taught:

  • How to hold and play the instrument
  • Understand how music works
  • Play simple but beautiful tunes
  • Music is fun!

The cost of the block of four lessons is £50 unless you qualify for a fully funded Severn Arts place. Read more to see if you meet the criteria for a fully funded place.

About Severn Arts online lessons

Our online teaching is delivered by Severn Arts teachers who are enhanced DBS checked and have received regular safeguarding training.

You will need a device (laptop/tablet/phone) and Wi-Fi at home as the lessons will be taught online using Microsoft Teams.  We also ask you to sign up to our parent and pupil lesson requirements and expectations.

Online resources

We have also gathered a number of resources which can be used at home. These include Charanga at Home with resources for beginners to grade 1, BBC at Home and lots of activities to make practicing and learning fun.  You can access these resources here.

Applying for online lessons

Applying for our online lessons is easy.  Links to our application forms can be found on this page Online Summer Lessons. When you have completed your application you will be taken through to our online payment. If you are applying for a funded place we will let you know by the 10 July if your application has been successful.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Helen Parish

Executive Assistant

Severn Arts

Suite 11 Malvern Gate

Bromwich Road

St John’s




Tel: 01905 953837

Mobile: 07561 611247

Charity Number: 1180335 Company Number: 11033978


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