We are delighted to be able to partially reopen Colwell Arts Centre from the 26th April 2021 on a strict appointment-only basis. To collect, return or exchange an instrument, please contact us at glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk to make an appointment.


Whilst we are unable to provide you with our normal music lessons, music centres, county music groups and events due to Government restrictions we are putting our efforts into providing you with some educational, fun, inspiring links to enable you to keep your music making going! Click here for more information.



Please note that all face-to-face rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled until further notice, keeping in line with the Government’s direction on COVID-19. However, we are delighted to announce the launch of our online ensemble sessions, open to anyone in Gloucestershire. Please click here for more details.

Join/renew music group/centre memberships

How can I join

We have student and adult groups that are suitable for all abilities and you can join at any time although some groups require auditions, which can be arranged by emailing glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk .  Please see individual groups for entry requirements.

Enrol and pay by credit/debit card

If you wish to pay by Standing Order or cheque please download and print off the

Return to the address on the form.

Once your application and payment have been received your membership card will be given to the group director to pass on to you.

How much does it cost?

Subscription is amazing value at just £150 a year - that's just £5 per weekly session! It could be less if you join more than one group - the fee entitles you to join as many groups as you like!

This fee covers the year September 2019 - August 2020, and if you join part way through the year we'll reduce your fee accordingly.

If you are entitled to a bursary you will only pay half price membership of groups and centres and be eligible for free instrument hire. Details of eligibility are on the membership form or call us on 01452 427242

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