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Sunderland Music Hub works with schools, teachers, practitioners, young people and organisations across the City, to ensure all young people can access a high quality music education. The partnerships provide a range of music education activities from instrumental tuition, ensembles, access to progression routes, singing opportunities and large scale performances and events . 




Event News Update


  • Local Authority wide membership of Charanga for Primary and Special schools. Only 50% of Primary Schools in Sunderland have taken up the opportunity to get a free years subscription to Charanga. To get a licence for your school just clickhere Charanga have launched a new assessment tool for monitoring progress in Music - an extremely useful resource and must for anyone teaching music in primary settings.

  • Charanga Training sessions for whole schools - please email Rebecca if you would like whole school training in Charanga



  • Also to Houghton Area Youth Band, St Anthony’s Choir and East Herrington Choir who have all be invited to take part in national events, such as Music for Youth in Birmingham and Northern Choir Festivals. Good luck in your future performances/competitions.


Arts Council has produced some useful Guidance for Governors around Music and Cultural Education which you may find useful to share with your Senior Leadership Team and Board. Documents can be downloaded here.


 Check out our twitter account @sunmushub for more regular updates, and our Facebook page, Sunderland Music Hub.



Music Education Hubs are a Department for Education fund managed nationally through Arts Council England. The hub in Sunderland is led by Sunderland Council in partnership with schools and key local deliverers and arts organisations.