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IMS Music Cornwall is taking off!!!!


Our music lessons in Cornish Schools have received another boost this term following our continued association with the Cornwall Music Education Hub (CMEH).

We have had a significant take up in music lessons from new schools and it is largely thanks to the dedication of our teachers and managers. Recent schools include: Callington Primary School, Torpoint Community College and Bishop's Cornish Primary School. Here's what the schools have to say:

"IMS deal with all paperwork, which is a huge relief to the secretary... we would recommend them to any school looking for music tuition" Quethiock CofE VA School.

"We have been using IMS since September 2013. Their communication with parents has been good and they have been punctual and committed to the pupils" Callington Primary School.

Ex-IMS pupil wins a BRIT award...

Lee Whittock

Chris Wood, former IMS drum pupil has gone on to even further success with the hit UK band 'Bastille'.

Since becoming renowned world-wide for their album 'Bad Blood' which topped the UK album charts, the band has now won the BRIT Award for Best Breakthrough Act (Feb 2014).

Chris 'Woody' Wood was taught using the IMS teaching method at a Plymouth Secondary School, before moving on to play professionally. Chris's IMS teacher was Mr. Colin Bacon, a renowned drummer with the Royal Marines Band. Colin taught Chris using our specialised teaching method using words and phrases to convey rhythmic patterns in a memorable way.

Record sales for the band have increased dramatically following the BRIT Award and all of us at IMS wish them every success in their future career.

And finally...

We hope you have enjoyed reading our E-newsletter!

Please don't hesitate to visit for more information about our service to schools or contact us using the numbers below!

Kind Regards,

The IMS Team



Telephone: 07790 034 445, 01752 511 877

We celebrate past (& present) pupils....

In addition to the recent stardom for Chris Wood of Bastille, we are proud to celebrate the success of some other ex-IMS pupils you might have heard of....

Holly Madge who now plays with the likes of the Sugababes and Craig David, and has played drums on TV shows such as the X-Factor and Strictly Come Dancing.

Dave Mooney from 'I Divide' played at Reading and Leeds Music Festival and Download Festival.

Joe Sansome in the band 'These Reigning Days' has toured with Bon Jovi.

We are very proud of all our pupils, past and present, and wish them every success in their future careers!


Picture: Holly Madge, Ex-IMS Pupil

No more admin for your office!

Using IMS can significantly reduce the workload on your office staff when it comes to putting on music tuition. We deal with all paperwork and management of peripatetic teachers leaving you free to focus on other areas of work.

If you have music teachers who visit your school that you think could benefit from our support, why not get in touch with us? We could save you time and money, as well as providing the other benefits that come from using a music service.

Please contact us using to request a free information pack, or call your nearest Area Manager. Contact details for all areas can be found here.

IMS CPD Day a great success!

This year our CPD day consisted of a number of components: an overview of the Devon Music Education Hub, guidance on teaching practice, and a thoroughly useful child protection afternoon thanks to Rosie Brown of the Musician's Union.

All who attended the day received a Child Protection Awareness certificate which showed that attendees had learned about safe working practices in music teaching and the current legislation.

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