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

New Resources and Links!

Folk Music

Here are some folk melodies for you to try. Click on the appropriate version for your instrument.

Treble Instruments in C:

Violin, Flute, Oboe & Guitar

Bass Instruments in C:

Cello, Double Bass, Bassoon, Tuba & Trombone

Treble Instruments in Bb:

Trumpet, Clarinet & Baritone

Treble Instruments in Eb:

Alto Saxophone & Tenor Horn

Scottish TraditionalThe Brolum

Treble in C


Bass in C

Bb & Eb Coming Soon!


Banks of the Allan

Treble in C


Bass in C

Bb & Eb Coming Soon!






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