York Arts Education offers a highly competitive instrumental hire scheme - ideal to get playing straight away!

York Music Centre

York Music Centre runs a wide range of group music making opportunities for all ages (3 to 18) and all abilities - every week during term time.

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Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (Wider Opps) supports whole class instrumental playing and singing within schools. 


Continuing Professional Development Courses (CPD) are available throughout the year.

Approved Tutor

Approved Music Tutors. All instrumental and vocal teachers on the Approved Tutors Register are DBS checked through City of York Council.

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The Live Arts programme offers a wide range of arts workshops (music, dance, drama, storytelling, visual arts and more) to all schools every term.

Have you heard of the York Music Hub? Learn more!

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About York Arts Education CIC

York Arts Education CIC is a not-for-profit social enterprise with Community Interest Company status. We are the lead delivery partner for the York Music Hub, responsible for providing a first point of access and progression route to music for all children and young people (aged 0 - 18) and provide a low cost instrumental hire service for individuals and schools.  We engage musically with several hundred young people every week and are committed to providing opportunities of the highest quality for all.  We offer free instrumental hire and free places at York Music Centre for children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.