Dawson Music Tuition, Performance, Arrangement & Composition: Between them, Simon and Rachel Dawson offer top class guitar, flute and piano tuition as well as a comprehensive arranging and composing service tailored to your individual needs. They also perform as a duo and are in high demand for weddings and other occasions.
Cool as Funk Drum Tuition: Cool as Funk Drum School is based in South Shields. They teach all levels and all ages are welcome. They cover drum kit , marching drumming and djembe!
Notes Studios in North Shields: Notes Studios comprises 3 large purpose built professional rehearsal studios and recording studio. Each Studio has a full backline for 2 guitars and bass, a drum kit and powerful P.A. making rehearsals for bands so much easier; just plug in and play simples! Studios 2 & 3 have built in stages for bands to showcase in and can accommodate an audience of up to 30 people.
North East Recording in South Shields: They have purpose built a recording studio so you can record your songs whilst playing together utilising our 3 separate rooms to reduce bleed. Start by getting the drums, bass and guitar down before moving on to singing/guitar2/keyboards or any other instruments incorporated in your music.
Neal Wood Drum Tuition: Neal runs the Cool as Funk Drum School which is based in South Shields. They teach all levels and all ages are welcome. They cover drum kit , marching drumming and djembe! Neal also offers home tuition both North and South of the Tyne.
Principal Music Services Ltd: offers a variety of services to musical groups and musicians across the North East of England including Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Durham, Sunderland, Teeside and North Yorkshire. The services provided have been developed over 20 years of performing and recording experience. All equipment is suitable for Mobile Recording and can be set-up quickly almost anywhere there is an electric supply available.
Savage Guitar Studio: Based in Hadrian Park, Jimi Savage started his career teaching in local guitar shops in Newcastle upon Tyne. He also used to write and produce the regular Rock Column in Total Guitar magazine, and is a member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors, from whom he was awarded Guitar Tutor of the Year.
Shaun Dodds Guitar Tuition: Based in Sunderland, Shaun Dodds has been providing guitar lessons for more than twenty nine years and has gained the vast majority of students by means of recommendations and referrals.
Syd Wood Guitar Tuition: Based in South Shields, Syd Wood Guitar Tuition provides Electric, Acoustic and Bass guitar tuition for the private and public sectors throughout the UK.
The Soundroom in Gateshead: The Soundroom has a recording studio and rehearsal rooms available to the community offering good quality at affordable rates. It is located within easy reach of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead.
Yamaha Music School in Whitley Bay: Yamaha Music School in Whitley Bay. Yamaha have been developing talent around the world since 1954 and have been established in the UK for more than 25 years. With vast experience, a proven record and exacting standards, Yamaha courses offer the highest quality and the best value in music teaching.
Austin Gunn, Tenor & Teacher of Singing: Austin is a qualified and experienced singing teacher to singers up to professional performance standard and is based in Tyneside. He is currently an approved teacher at Durham University and regularly runs workshops and masterclasses.
Making Music: Making Music supports over 2500 voluntary music societies in the UK and it's well worth a look to see if your group would benefit from becoming part of the bigger picture.
Music at School: A great site linked directly to the curriculum with fun activities and revision advice.
National Association of Choirs: Members enjoy regular meetings with other local choirs to sing or socialize. There is a borrowing scheme in operation and lots of workshops, courses and organized concerts.
The National Centre for Early Music: The National Centre for Early Music in York has a lively programme of events throughout the year which also covers creative performance and contemporary music. They produce a selection of resources for schools and other groups.
The National Early Music Association: Cheap to join, this society brings together lovers of early music for lectures, workshops and performances. They welcome anyone with an interest in early music, amateurs, professionals, players and listeners.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society: The English Folk Dance and Song Society has been promoting traditional folk music in the UK for over 100 years. They now have 3000 members. There is also an extensive library.
The Royal Musical Association: The Royal Musical Association is a registered charity offering conferences, awards and grants and support to musicians mainly in the field of musicology.
North Tyneside Music Education Hub: enjoymuzic are proud partners with the local Music Hub who provide opportunities for children throughout North Tyneside to learn to play a musical instrument and be involved in performing. Visit their website to find out how you child can get involved in making music www.ntmeh.org.uk.
Andrelli Music: If you are looking for live music for your ceremony, drinks reception or wedding breakfast then look at Andrelli string quartet, electric trio, duo and jazz band. They cover the Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, Teeside, Durham and North Yorkshire areas and regularly play at Linden Hall, Matfen Hall, Beamish, Gisborough Hall, Lumley Castle, Langley Castle, Hilton, Horton Grange and Rockliffe Hall - to name just a few!
Backworth Colliery Band: Backworth Colliery Band is a traditional yet progressive brass band based in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area. They rehearse twice a week and perform at concerts and contests in the North East and further afield.
Backworth Male Voice Choir: The Backworth Male Voice is based in North Tyneside and has been performing regularly throughout the region and beyond for over sixty years. The Choir was founded by the local miners of Backworth Colliery in 1951 and although the pits are long-gone, the Choir is more active than it has ever been, having recently performed in such venues as: The Sage Gateshead, Durham Cathedral, Newcastle City Hall and at the Menin Gate in Belgium.
Day 8 Productions: Day 8 Productions is a not for profit company set up to support amateur theatre in its entirety within North Tyneside.
Master Musicians: Master Musicians, has been founded in North Shields to bring to this region the best of music, LIVE, and at affordable prices.
Monkseaton Morrismen and Folk Dance Club: The Monkseaton Morrismen and Folk Dance Club are top exponents of the traditional dances of Northumbria and one of the leading folk dance groups in England. The club was founded in 1955 with the aim of raising a small but highly competent team of dancers and musicians, able and willing to give authentic performances at the highest possible standard of English traditional dances. In particular the dances of their own region of Northumbria.
Morpeth Music Society: For over sixty years Morpeth Music Society has been actively involved in the cultural life of Morpeth, promoting an annual series of classical concerts performed by professional artists of national and international standing.
Newcastle Concert Band: They are a friendly, amateur band, based in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne. They play a variety of music from traditional marches and classical pieces to music from shows, big band and music especially written for wind band. The band enjoys performing at all types of social events and charity functions and we have an established reputation for producing high quality, entertaining concerts in the region.
New Tyneside Orchestra: One of the leading amateur orchestras on Tyneside. They are committed to bringing enjoyment and entertainment to all those involved with them, their audiences and members.
North East England Classical Guitar Society: The North East England Classical Guitar Society has been set up with the aim of bringing classical guitarists in the North East of England together to promote and organise concerts, master-classes and players events.
North East Music: They've been promoting music in the region for over 14 years. You can find info on any band, singer, duo, trio, agent, pub or club in fact anything to do with the music scene in the North - East of England.
North East Soiree: North East Soiree offer fully professional musical entertainment for weddings and corporate entertainment events all over the North East of England. This versatile group regularly performs in Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Darlington in fact all over Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, County Durham, Teeside and North Yorkshire.
North Tyneside Steel Band: North Tyneside Steelband is the North East of Englands top Steelband performing nationally and internationally since 1992 at official, corporate and private functions.
North Wind Quintet: North Wind comprise flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon, with a resident pianist. They share a passion for music and performance and play a wide variety of music ranging from baroque through to contemporary.They have performed regularly together since 1999 in a variety of venues, primarily in the North of England.
Northumberland Orchestral Society: The Northumberland Orchestral Society (NOS), based in Newcastle upon Tyne, was founded in 1877 and is one of the oldest amateur orchestras in England.
On The Case: On The Case Music provides and advertises live music for pubs across North East England. They work alongside managers ensuring their live music nights run effectively and are advertised properly through a network of media and online outlets throughout the region, including their own site which receives on average 20,000 hits per month.
Piccolo Music: Piccolomusic, music and fun for babies and toddlers. Piccolo is well known for its award winning CDs and resources for babies, toddlers and children: traditional and original songs - lively, yet easy on the ear for parents. It offers the "Liveliest Live music sessions for Little ones and Everyone", full of fun and laughter, adored by families in the North East of England. Piccolo is also in demand for its inspirational Early Years and Workplace training and consultancy .
Riffs Online: Supporting Live Rock Music in the North East of England
Stage Tynemouth: Stage Tynemouth are a Youth Theatre located in Tynemouth, NorthTyneside who are dedicated to providing Performing Arts Training for young people aged from 5-18. Pupils can expect to gain skills in all areas of Drama, Singing, dancing and Stage craft in an encouraging environment.
The Bunker: The Bunker is an organisation which aims to develop music and arts in the City of Sunderland. As an entity which for over 30 years has acted as a platform for thousands of musicians and artists, many of whom have been catapulted to national and international stages, The Bunker is well recognised as a unique force, providing a creative outlet for youth in Sunderland and contributed significantly to the North East regions cultural economy.
The Priory Singers: The Priory Singers was formed in 1979 and has a current membership of about 60. Many of their members live near the coast in North Tyneside where they hold the majority of their concerts. They have a no-audition policy so that singers from various musical backgrounds can come together to perform a wide variety of both sacred and secular music.
The Singers: The Singers is a chamber choir of around twenty five mixed voices based in Newcastle.
The Sage Gateshead: Sage Gateshead is an international home for music and musical discovery, bringing about a widespread and long-term enrichment of the musical life of the North East of England.
The Vieux Carré Jazzmen: What do they do? Essentially the popular music of the 1920s and 1930s, and in any permutation to meet your needs. Easy-listening trio, quartet or six-piece trad jazz band, the choice is yours.
Tynedale Orchestra: The Tynedale Orchestra (formerly Tynedale Symphony Orchestra) was formed in 1988 to enable orchestral musicians in the Hexham area to rehearse together and give concerts. Currently it gives concerts twice a year in the Autumn and Spring terms.
Tynemouth Amateur Operatic Society: TAOS produces two shows every year and has donated lots of money to various charities; this is one of its main aims, and its members look to the future with hope. The committee works tremendously hard the societys standards are high and has a lot of talented members. The society really does need many more interested young people who love to sing, act or work backstage. In fact anyone who is interested in making a contribution towards its very successful productions!!
Tynemouth Choral Society: They rehearse every Monday evening during school term times, to prepare for their two major concerts each year in which they perform well-loved classical and contemporary works. They also give Charity Concerts and special events performances for which they have a repertoire of lighter music including English and local Northumbrian folk Songs.
Tynemouth Gilbert & Sullivan Society: They are an amateur musical company based in the historic seaside town of Tynemouth on the northeast coast of England. The society has approximately 40 members who are brought together by a common appreciation of the works of WS Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan.
Tynemouth Priory Theatre: Formed in 1946, The Priory Theatre is described as a "hidden jewel" by Visitors to Tynemouth. During their theatre season they schedule five main productions. Each play is performed over six nights, Monday to Saturday.
Tyneside Chamber Orchestra: They are an enthusiastic and friendly string orchestra. The TCO is Tyneside's longest running Chamber Orchestra, having been in existence for over 50 years.
The Newcastle Cloggies: They are a small group of clog dancers and musicians based in Cullercoats, Tyne and Wear. They meet weekly and perform regularly around the country and occasionally abroad.
Whitley Women Community Choir: Whitley Women Community Choir welcomes all women who like to sing. They have no auditions and a wide repertoire of music to suit all singers. The choir began in January 2009 and now has 160 members. The choir continues to grow and takes part in performances and special events across the North East.
Whitley Bay Operatics Society: They are one of the oldest amateur dramatic societies with a history that goes back to October 1911 when it was formed by a small group of theatre enthusiasts.
They perform two musicals each year usually in November and April taking up to six months in rehearsals twice a week. They are always looking for new talent so if you can sing and dance (just a little!) and wish to join them, then get in touch using the Contact Us section on their website.