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We aim to provide a good quality service offering excellent value for money. Our teachers are highly experienced and skilled, offering the best musical opportunities for your child. Should you decide to receive tuition through Tameside Music Service you will receive a yearly written report on your child’s progress and will also have the opportunity to speak to your child’s tutor at a Parents’ Evening. Pupils are also given Practice Diaries which provide a written record of what they are expected to practise and gives the opportunity for communication between tutor and parent/carer. Your child will also be given the opportunity to perform in Tameside Music Service Concerts and Events.

Tuition available for the following instruments


Strings - Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass

Woodwind - Recorder, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone and Oboe

Brass - Cornet, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tenor Horn, Baritone, Tuba and Euphonium.

Voice
Piano/Keyboard
Guitar - Acoustic, Classical and Electric

Percussion - Drum - Kit, Djembe, Samba, Tuned Percussion and Steel Pans.


Prices from 01.09.16 – 31.08.17 (PARENTS)


Instrumental/Vocal Lessons

We offer two types a lessons a standard lesson and a 25 minute lesson. A standard lesson will generally be a minimum of 15 minutes for a shared lesson, or 30 minutes based on a small group.

Refunds/credits will only be awarded if a Music Service tutor is not available in order to teach the minimum number of lessons stipulated.

Pupil Premium money is available to schools to pay for music lessons/instrument loan for pupils on FSM.

Pupil Premium Plus funding is available to schools to pay for music lessons/instrument loan as part of the PEP for LAC.

Payment options:
Yearly options
a) Invoice method
34 x standard lessons for all academic year (Sep – July) - £193.95
34 x individual 25 min lessons for all academic year (Sep – July) - £432

b) Direct Debit method
34 x standard lessons for all academic year (Sep – July) – 9 monthly instalments of £21.55 (Oct – June)
34 x individual 25 min lessons for all academic year (Sep – July) – 9 monthly instalments of £48 (Oct – June)

Termly options (invoice method)
a) Standard lessons
12 x lessons in Autumn term (Sep – Dec) - £76.00
11 x lessons in Spring term (Jan – Mar) - £69.00
11 x lessons in Summer term (April – July) - £69.00

b) Individual 25 min lessons
12 x lessons in Autumn term (Sep – Dec) - £168.00
11 x lessons in Spring term (Jan – Mar) - £154.00
11 x lessons in Summer term (April – July) - £154.00

Instrument loan
£40 for all or part of Academic Year (Sep – July)
£20 for pupils on FSM
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