We believe that all children should be given the opportunity to receive an excellent school-based music education at an affordable price. Learning an instrument gives children a skill for life, develops confidence and self-esteem and enhances cognitive development.
Our qualified, fully insured, DBS checked staff offer:-
Individual and group tuition on a wide range of musical instruments
Whole class music teaching for Key Stages 1 and 2 - Ideal PPA cover
“Launchpad” - first access whole class recorder, ukulele and percussion lessons
Leadership of school choirs and orchestras
IMS offers a range of contracts to schools from a minimum of one teacher for one hour a week, through to whole school music provision across the spectrum of services. See our "Director of Music - the Complete Primary Music Solution" section.
We can operate from between 30 - 39 weeks a year to best suit your school timetable and curriculum. We believe that flexibility is the key - our contracts can be amended on a term by term basis.
IMS services are priced at £40 per hour – fixed until July 2019. Our services do not vary across geographical boundaries. We offer the same opportunities to all pupils at all schools.
Senior Managing Partner
Heart of England
(Birmingham , Solihull, Coventry, Reddich, Leicester, Northampton, Banbury, Aylesbury and Oxford and surrounding areas)
James studied Music and Drama at Warwick University and subsequently taught for nine years at schools in Coventry and Warwickshire. In 1999 James launched the Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools in Edgbaston and Bromsgrove and currently these centers provide dance, drama and singing lessons for 200 students each week. As a Musical Director James has conducted many musicals across the Midlands. James set up IMS in 2011 and is thrilled to see the partnership develop and grow each year.
Phone: 07776 228179
West Mercia & The Black Country
(Worcester, Kidderminster, Stourbridge, Halesowen, Dudley, Sandwell, Wolverhampton and surrounding areas)
Edward studied the trumpet at The Birmingham Conservatoire and now enjoys a career as both a performer and teacher. As a busy freelance musician he has performed with many notable orchestras including the CBSO and has regularly performed as a soloist both in the UK and Abroad. Edward helped to set up and launch IMS in 2011.
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
(Bedford, Milton Keynes, Luton and surrounding areas)
Simon has been playing drums since the age of 10 and now enjoys a career as both a teacher and performer. He has played in brass bands, orchestras, dance bands and function bands but now spends most of his time playing drums and percussion for many different shows, musicals and pantomimes in shows all over the country.
Phone: 07802 420816
(Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk)
Kevin studied music and recording at the University of Wolverhampton before entering into a career in publishing for the music education sector. After working for many years as a Record Producer for Kevin Mayhew Publishers he went on to become Managing Director of the company in 2011. In 2013 Kevin set up his own record label and publishing company, GingerDog Records, where he works and records with a broad range of artists across many different genres of music. For a number of years Kevin has been involved with promoting music and singing in schools; working with Sing Up, Music for Youth, The National Youth Music Camps and, most recently, with the fundraising recording project - School Singing CD.
Phone: 07413 289382