with a home-made website and a handful of students. They soon recruited like-minded teachers for a full programme of early years classes, instrument lessons, musicianship and professional training.
We’ve become an essential force for change in South East London and beyond.
- Ministry of Housing, IoD 2019
- Laksh (10)
- Stefania, mother
From experienced professionals to beginners of all ages, to parents and babies a few months old.
- Composer Michael Csányi-Wills
- Elisabeth McClure, National Creative Learning Award Judge
We raise funds and work in partnership to extend access and reach children from the lowest income backgrounds.
They’ve performed in dozens of concerts, created recordings, won scholarships and passed scores of exams.
- Robin, father
This new teaching centre brings together learners and teachers, whilst our Teacher Network connects over 150 local teachers to share ideas and training – reaching hundreds of children across London.
During the pandemic not a single lesson was lost - the whole school went online the day after the Prime Minister’s speech of 16th March 2020. And even as we resume face to face teaching, we innovate to extend reach through online learning.
- Masackia, mother
Each year we reach more and more children, young people and adults