Weekly Clubs & Activities (4-12 years)

Music & Singing

Weekly classes and after school clubs for children aged 5 to 12 in Bournemouth and Poole.

Please contact us here if you’d like to list your class.

Young and Youth Voices are two new choirs for young people from ages 5-18. 

Whether it’s their their first steps into singing or they are experienced performers, our dedicated teachers will nurture your child’s young voice safely to its full potential.

InSpire is a great way to have fun and meet new friends whilst learning songs of all styles; from pop to classical, folk to musical theatre and hits from the movies. No auditions, no need to read music and regular opportunities to perform.

School Years 1-6 with Clare Albanozzo

School Years 7-13 with Jane McDouall

For more info email Clare at YoungVoices@pandp.org.uk or simply join us at The Spire, Poole High Street on Thursdays at 6:00pm. Your child’s first week is free! 

A safe place with the opportunities to make new friends, listen to music, have food, play games, have fun and learn outside formal settings.

Weekly sessions focus on sports and arts and crafts as well as themed sessions on local, national and international trends i.e. mental health, friendship and bullying.

For more information visit http://www.poolecommunitiestrust.org.uk/branksome-centre/.


Absolute Music

Expert music tutors offering lessons and workshops for beginners and experienced players alike; teaching one-to-one lessons over 6 days a week in our studio.

Prices start at £15 per lesson.

Extensive selection of instrumental lessons including piano and keyboard, electric and acoustic guitar and more.

Band Jam music club for 10 to 16 year olds.

For more information call  01202 572948.

AM Studios

Singing lessons and vocal coaching for students aged 5 to 85.

Our lessons are available in a variety of formats to suit you.

  • In a comfortable environment
  • A specialist with nervous singers
  • Complementary warm ups
  • Over 10 years of experience

For more information e-mail info@am-studios.co.uk.


BigLittle Theatre School

Providing training and professional development in the performing arts to dedicated children and young people.  BIGLITTLE Theatre School is a non-profit-making organisation enabling personal excellence through performance in a professional and nurturing environment for students aged from reception through to 19 years.

Acting, dancing, singing, senior training and more.

For further details e-mail office@biglittle.biz. 


Bournemouth School of Music

An exciting and established music school, in the quirky Pokesdown area. We offer one-to- one tuition for all ages and abilities in our individual and fully equipped rooms.

  • Drum lessons
  • Piano lessons
  • Singing lessons
  • Guitar lessons
  • Saxophone lessons

And more.

Workshop, ensembles and band sessions also available throughout the year.

For more information call 01202 582608.

Bournemouth Youth Marching Band

BYMB meet most Wednesday evenings from 6:45pm till 8.45pm at Howe Croft Community Centre in Turnbull Lane which is off Holloway Ave.

Suitable for anyone aged 8+.

There is no minimum standard required to join. All standards and abilities are welcome. For younger members we have our excellent Training Band.

For more information e-mail info@bymb.org.


Coda is a unique, award winning and innovative resource based near Christchurch.

  • Music making for babies and adults
  • Music lessons and tuition
  • Music therapy and music for health and wellbeing – working with children and adults with a wide range of disabilities.
  • Choirs, groups, ensembles and courses for adults

And more.

For more information e-mail contact@coda.org.uk.


Gavin Munn

My name is Gavin and I am a professional Vocal Coach with over 20 years experience based in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset and surrounding areas. As a Vocal Coach & Singing Teacher I offer private singing and guitar lessons tailored to suit your individual style, passion and singing requirements.

CRB Checked.

For more information e-mail gavin@gavinmunn.co.uk.




Weekly classes and workshops for children around the Poole and Bournemouth area. Music and Movement for 2-7 year olds and group singing for over 7 year olds.Workshops for schools, nurseries, pre-schools or special events. We also run events during Christmas, Easter,  half term and the summer holidays.

Parties also available.

For more information call 07706 140230.

Lee The Cellist

Specialist in teaching beginner string players, focusing on strong technique, encouraging players to develop a natural playing style, and good habits from the start. Having worked closely with Alexander Technique tutors Lee is acutely aware of the benefits of relaxation, posture and working with the body when playing Cello.

For further information call 07780 847867.


Moore Melodies

We offer private singing lessons for adults and children of all ages and abilities in Bournemouth and Poole, Dorset. With experienced performers and fun exercises to draw from, our students develop their vocal skills and gain knowledge in a friendly and positive environment.

* Pop * Rock * Easy listening * Musical Theatre * ​Song writing! *

For more information call 0800 988 6141.

Rob Lacey Drum Lessons Poole

Rob has been playing drums for over 30 years in various bands, covering all styles of music from Blues to Jazz, from Rock to Latin. He teaches drums in Poole and at various local schools and also at Absolute Music in Bournemouth on a Saturday.

For more information e-mail roblacey@live.co.uk. 

Select Performing Arts Poole

Select Performing Arts was born from Natasha’s vision to provide a truly unique and nurturing school.

What we do:

  • Singing and Music Theory ( 5+ years )
  • Cheerleading/Gymnastics ( 5+ years )
  • Drama ( 8+ years )
  • Commercial Dance ( 5+ years )
  • Mini Theatre Babes ( 2 – 3 years old )
  • Theatre Babes ( 3 – 4 year olds )
  • Theatre Class ( 5 – 7 years old )
  • Adult Drama ( over 18’s )

For more information contact hello@selectperformingarts.com.