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Tameside Music Service

Welcome to Tameside Music Service

Tameside Music Service is the largest music service provider in Tameside teaching over 6,000 children weekly to play instruments and sing in schools and centers across Tameside.

We are a not for profit Council Service which is funded by Arts Council England along with being a key partner in the Greater Manchester Hub one of the largest music hubs in the country.

We believe Music can transform children's lives and we want to work with local families, schools and other organisations to make sure that all children get the chance to PLAY music, ACHIEVE great things and INSPIRE others.

We provide a range of musical opportunities which are accessible to all children and young people, with progression, continuity and excellence being at the heart of the delivery.

The Service delivers a range of instrumental and vocal tuition to individuals, small and large groups, and whole classes in all mainstream schools, special schools, PRUs and Early Years settings as well as at our Music Center in Hyde and within the wider community.

Our mission statement

To develop a cohesive service throughout Tameside which caters for all needs by providing structured pathways from first access to Gifted and Talented and optimising opportunities for collaboration and partnerships with other providers whilst ensuring that musical experiences for children and young people are positive, fun and engaging.


Tameside Music Service
Discovery Academy
Porlock Avenue
SK14 3LE
Telephone: 0161 882 9548

Opening Times

Office Opening Hours (term time only)
Monday – 9am – 5pm
Tuesday- 9am – 5pm
Wednesday – 9am – 5pm
Thursday – 9am – 5pm
Friday – 9am – 4pm

Centre Opening Hours (term time only)
Monday – 9am – 6pm
Tuesday - 9am – 8pm
Wednesday – 9am – 6pm
Thursday – 9am – 8pm
Friday – 9am – 4pm

Sponsored by

Play Achieve Inspire - Grater Manchester Music Hub