SWMS Partners

South West Music School has the support of some fantastic organisations. Please see below for further information on some of those we work with.

Funders

Department for Education Music and Dance Scheme

Department for Education Music and Dance Scheme

South West Music School’s principal funding comes from the DfE via the Music and Dance Scheme (MDS).

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The Leverhulme Trust

The Leverhulme Trust

South West Music School is currently in its third year of support from The Leverhulme Trust. The annual grant is awarded as bursaries for brass players in the region.

 

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Exeter and District Classical Music Trust

Exeter and District Classical Music Trust

Exeter and District Classical Music Trust donate an annual grant to support students who live in the Exeter postcode area to attend South West Youth Orchestra.

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Music Hubs

Sound Foundation Somerset

Sound Foundation Somerset

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Torbay Music Hub

Torbay Music Hub

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Cornwall Music Education Hub

Cornwall Music Education Hub

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Devon Music Education Hub

Devon Music Education Hub

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Bath and North East Somerset Music Hub

Bath and North East Somerset Music Hub

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Bristol Plays Music

Bristol Plays Music

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North Somerset Music Education Hub

North Somerset Music Education Hub

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South Gloucestershire Music Education Hub

South Gloucestershire Music Education Hub

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Make Music Gloucestershire

Make Music Gloucestershire

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Wiltshire Music Connect

Wiltshire Music Connect

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Swindon Music Service

Swindon Music Service

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Dorset Music Service

Dorset Music Service

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Bournemouth and Poole Music Hub

Bournemouth and Poole Music Hub

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Collaborators

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra offers SWMS students a wide range of opportunities including cut price concerts, rehearsal sit-ins and masterclasses with top international performing artists.

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Wellington School

Wellington School

Wellington School in Somerset is the new home of the South West Music School Feeder and Induction workshop series.

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Wells Cathedral School

Wells Cathedral School

Wells Cathedral School was one of the co-founding partners of South West Music School in 2010 and is one of the four elite music schools funded by the DfE under the Music and Dance Scheme.

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Bristol Pre-Conservatoire

Bristol Pre-Conservatoire

Founded by ex SWMS mentor Jonathan James, Bristol Pre-Conservatoire bring together talented classical and jazz young musicians in a fun yet challenging environment to develop their ensemble skills and general musicianship.

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