Henley Music School offers all-inclusive, fun music education in all forms to any child regardless of age, ability, means or background.
Wind & Brass Band meet at Music School Sunday's.
Specialist small ensemble rehearsals & coaching
Badgemore Toot club
Toot, Flute & recorder clubs take place in 4 primary schools in Henley. Low-cost, heavily subsidised lessons so everyone has the chance to take part.
Choir for small children, providing the first step towards specific individual instrumental lessons, and learning to love music.
Henley Music School is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, previously founded as a community interest company in 2010, and began by benefiting the community on a smaller scale. HMS now provides all forms of music education to anyone in Henley-on-Thames and surrounding areas.
We currently benefit the community in the following ways:
Over 80 children take part in Music School Sundays, which include fun music groups and ensembles involving all instruments.
We offer free to school music clubs that take place within the school day, and as after school clubs.
We provide heavily subsidised or in some cases free curriculum support for the local state schools. Putting on Music introduction and fun days within the schools.
Individual music lessons in any instrument, with free loan of instrument for a period of time, until they can either afford it, or have no need of it.
We offer subsidies for children who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford lessons or clubs, offering up to 100% bursaries on fees.
We provide specialist piano lessons for autistic children in Bishopswood and Badgemore Schools.
We provide curriculum lessons to Trinity School, Sacred Heart & Badgemore schools. These are tailored to fit budget, and in some cases are free to the school.
Henley Youthful Orchestra is a musical group made up of rusty older musicians who just want to play music, escape & have fun. Rehearse once a month, pay a subscription.
In total over 500 local children take part.
We have to fund-raise to the tune of £60,000 annually in order to provide this service!