TEES VALLEY MUSIC EDUCATION HUB
From pop groups to orchestras, Tees Valley Music Education Hub offers a wide range of musical opportunities.
HUB MISSION STATEMENT
The Tees Valley Music Education Hub is a partnership of local music educators, local authorities, music industry professionals and community musicians. The Hub is committed to working to deliver the National Plan for Music Education and the four core and three extension roles as set out in the plan.
The Hub will aim to achieve this by working together to provide the highest quality, most affordable, most progressive and most inclusive opportunities to the children, young people and adults in Tees Valley.
Tees Valley Music Service, one of the UKs largest music services, is Lead Partner in the Hub.
CORE ROLES OF THE HUB
Ensure that every child aged 5 - 18 has the opportunity to learn a musical instrument (other than voice) through whole class ensemble programmes of weekly tuition of the same instrument.
Provide opportunities to play in ensembles and to perform from an early stage.
Ensure that clear progression routes are available and affordable to all young people.
Develop a singing strategy to ensure that every pupil sings regularly and that choirs and other vocal ensembles are available in the area.
EXTENSION ROLES OF THE HUB
Offer CPD to school staff, particularly in supporting schools to deliver music in the curriculum.
Provide an instrument loan service, with discounts or free provision for those on low incomes.
Provide access to large-scale and/or high-quality music experiences for pupils, working with professional musicians and/or venues. This may include undertaking work to publicise the opportunities available to schools, parents/carers and students.
KEY HUB PARTNERS
The National Plan for Music Education is currently under revision.