Current Position

Furness Music Centre's normal activities are currently suspended in line with Government regulations.  Lessons are continuing using social media and conferencing software

The trustees are analysing the roadmap defined by the UK Government for the relaxation of measures to control the Coronavirus, and are taking advice from Making Music who represent amateur music making in the UK, and continue to update the 'Return to Music' Plan as information becomes available. 

Current Position

FMCjuniors normal activities  in schools are currently suspended in line with Government regulations.  Lessons are continuing using Zoom and Charanga, with most young members continuing to play their instrument

In consultation with our partner schools, we hope to start some activities again in accordance with the UK Government's roadmap

Furness Music Centre

Furness Music Centre is a charity that provides opportunities for all people across the Furness area to play together in Orchestras and Chambers Groups and sing together in a Choir.  We are a community group who welcome everyone, whatever their age (our members range from 8 to 80+), whatever their ability (from complete beginners to people who have performed professionally) and whatever their ability to pay (we keep our fees as low as possible and can also offer free places if needed) 

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FMCjuniors is an after-school club that enables primary-age children to learn and instrument and experience playing in an orchestra.  FMCjuniors meets on Tuesday evenings in Sir John Barrow School, Ulverston.  We currently offer lessons (in small groups) in flute, violin and clarinet, and we provide the instruments so the scheme is accessible to all families whatever their income. FMCjuniors also provides individual and group lessons in two school in Ulverston, and we will look to increase this over the next few years

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Visit us anytime!

You would be very welcome to come along to a rehearsal to see what we do and how much fun we have doing it!

Furness Music Centre rehearse every Saturday in term-time in The Muse, Dowdales, School. You will need to contact us using the Contact Points page on this web site to be given an access code to be able to get into the school grounds and The Muse, where we rehearse

FMCjuniors meets at 5.15pm at Sir John Barrow School.  Please contact Amy or Jo via the FMCjuniors Facebook page to arrange a visit

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