We are Shropshire Music Service, the largest provider of music education to schools in the county. We believe in equality of access - every child has the right to make music.


Your child has recently seen a live performance from one of our bands. If they are feeling inspired and want to get involved, everything you need to know is here. Enrol for lessons and claim your FREE instrument hire*.

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Instrumental Lessons

Small group and individual lessons are available on a wide range of instruments - Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Piano & Keyboard, Guitar & Ukulele, Voice.


Based in schools, colleges, and our own centre in Shrewsbury, our teachers have a wealth of experience working with a wide range of ages and ability levels.

FREE lesson materials from beginner level and an onsite exam centre covering Trinity, ABRSM, RGT at our headquarters.

Playing Saxophone

Music lessons are complimented by our range of groups around the county. These give students the chance to learn ensemble skills and play together, with regular performances to build confidence and celebrate success.


Our flagship ensembles tour Europe each year, and the annual Gala Concerts held at theatres in Shrewsbury are the highlight of the year for many students.

Bands, Orchestras & Choirs


*FREE instrument hire offer Terms & Conditions:

Instrument hire will be offered to new students free of charge for one term, when enrolling for instrumental lessons starting in January 2022. Students must be enrolled during the Autumn term (before Christmas) with full advance payment made to the Music Service (except where your school administers billing) in order to claim the offer. Any instrument hired to you will remain the property of Shropshire Music Service and must be returned at the end of the hire period in good working order and without damage. You may be liable for any repair or replacement costs where an instrument in your care has been damaged. After one term you may return the instrument or continue the hire subject to applicable charges. No cash alternative available. Please see the instrument hire page for details.