Federation Of Music Services

Youth Music

Children's University

Service To Schools

IMS is a rapidly expanding music service that provides instrumental tutors to over 85 schools, colleges and universities within the South West. We offer premium standard tuition at a realistic cost, sometimes half that charged by LEA music services.

IMS provides:

FREE Musical presentations for schools and colleges in Devon, Cornwall & Somerset

The opportunity for all pupils to receive tuition in most instruments

Maintenance of your department's instruments where possible

IMS takes responsibility for all parental contact including invoicing and reports
Help sometimes available with purchasing of instruments

A realistic cost... sometimes half of that charged by LEAs

A course of between 30 and 33 lessons supplied per year to suit your academic year arrangements

15, 20, 30, 40, 45 or 60 minute shared and/or individual lessons... your choice!

Registers, timetables, letters, report forms are supplied as standard

Regular contact with your music department

GDPR Compliant, Safeguarding Trained Teachers, who are registered with the DBS Update Service


To the Parents:


Parents/Guardians of pupils are sent a simple, clear and concise agreement which protects pupils, teachers and the school

IMS provides a professional and efficient invoicing service for music lesson fees

Expert advice is offered on the purchase of suitable instruments and music

Exam entry recommended when the appropriate standard has been attained

Regular contact with your child's tutor and progress reports upon request


IMS Teachers Are:

Selected for their musicianship, and ability to communicate effectively

DBS Checked (enhanced) and registered with the DBS Update Service

Offered professional development & CPD days

Kept informed of OFSTED requirements

Able to support your music curriculum

Friendly and helpful, and ready to provide feedback about lessons