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. 


2017-18 calendar and timetable available

Music Centre latest Calendar and Timetable are available to view or download online.


Music Centre returns 6th September

We are looking forward to welcoming back our music centre students this term and to meeting all our new students.

Music centre commences 6th September 2017 and you can view or download all our term dates here.

If you would like your child to join one of our music groups then you can enroll online or come to Millthorpe School (Dining Hall) any Saturday morning to have a look around first.

    We are a not-for-profit organsation supported by the York Music Hub and Arts Council England.

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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.