Here you can browse our resources, videos and links to other websites that may help you on your musical journey.
Trepak – Bolton Youth Orchestra, BMS staff and orchestra Alumni have come together to continue making music and create this video during lockdown. This is an example of how our Music Centre Digital Programme will look. Trepak performed by BYO, Alumni and BMS Staff
Samba Brazil! – Are you ready for a holiday? Well why not come and take a musical journey with us to Brazil, the home of Samba music. Your whole family can come too!
You don’t need any instruments to play in our Kitchen Samba Band. You can play everyday items that you can find in your kitchen. Watch this video to find out how to play
Here’s a great Samba song for you all to sing called “Samba de Brazil”
We would love to see your version. Why not film yourselves & post it on social media and don’t forget to tag us in
Bolton, Like A Rainbow Shining – Thank you to all the people of Bolton for showing such support to each other during this time. To all the volunteers, frontline workers, home schoolers and good neighbours who make Bolton, Like A Rainbow Shining ….
Our tribute to Frontline Heroes – A thank you to all frontline workers performed by the BMS Brass Quintet
Our Music for You – Music from all the staff at Bolton Music Service for you to enjoy performed by us for you
The Cup Challenge from Pitch Perfect – Have a go at learning this with us
Strings Play Along
We are presenting a series called “Strings Play Along”, we hope you have fun with our Strings Play Along Series of videos. We hope you enjoy our #StringsPlayAlong
Welcome to #BandJam – our series of video tutorials of well-known songs for you to learn and play along with, click here to see the full catalogue of songs available
To help you learn the songs, download our accompanying #Bandjam Guide Sheets
Want to take part in our #BandJam Summer Project? We want you to send in your videos so that you can join our band. To find out how, then take a look at our guidelines and don’t forget to send in your consent form with your video #BandJam video guidelines and consent form
String Instruments – Tuning and Changing a String Tutorial
How to practice without a drum kit tutorlal
How to make and play a “Paper Drum Kit” tutorial
Basic Essential Grooves – Tutorials from the BMS Percussion Team
Please visit our Masterclass page where some of our senior students and alumni will share the knowledge and experience they have gained within their discipline area. Watch our Masterclass Series here