Centre Partially Re-Opened

Colwell Arts Centre has now partially re-opened for new instrument hires, and existing hirers to return or exchange instruments. We are operating an appointment-based system so please contact glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk with any enquiries or to book your appointment.


Covid-19 - News

Please note that all rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled until further notice, keeping in line with the Government's direction on COVID-19.

Click on the link to explore all the ways that you can keep playing and making music until we can all get together again!

Keep safe everyone from the Gloucestershire Music Team

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The BRITs Apprentice Scheme


Kick-start your career in the music industry through the BRITs Apprentice Scheme


DiVA has partnered with the BRITs and the BPI to deliver the BRITs Apprentice Scheme, which will give ten people from England and Wales a unique, high quality, paid opportunity to work at a top independent record label or music company, learn about the recorded music industry, receive practical ‘hands-on’ experience, develop relevant skills and make key contacts.

The scheme was devised by UK record labels association the BPI, which owns and runs the BRIT Awards and which also developed its charitable arm, The BRIT Trust.

The scheme is open to individuals aged 18 and over.  Successful applicants will be matched with independent record labels and music companies who are members of the BPI.  They will receive specialist training in either business administration or digital marketing.

The BRITs Apprentice Scheme will start in January 2018 and last 14 months up to the end of February 2019, and it is hoped will then lead to further employment opportunities in the industry.  The successful candidates will also have an opportunity to experience working at The BRIT Awards.

The deadline for applications is17thNovember 2017.

Further details on how to apply here for further details on how to apply

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