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Looking for musical instruments and lessons for your pupils in the new term?


By Nichola Gill

In June, new funding was unveiled to buy musical instruments for schools and the government also confirmed it will continue its Music Education Hubs programme until 2025, with  £79 million being made available every year under the scheme. 

If you are looking to purchase any instruments and equipment for your educational institution then CPC’s dedicated Musical Instruments framework encompasses all areas in musical instruments, associated supplies and services.  

The Contract Managers for this framework are Dukefield Procurement, with a single supplier agreement through Normans Musical Instruments, who specialise in entry-level musical instruments including Guitars, Ukuleles, Piano Keyboards, Brass, Woodwind, Strings and Classroom Percussion. Normans Musical Instruments supply to schools and educational establishments around the UK and provide instruments from brands which are designed to be quality, yet affordable to all households.  

This includes 3rd Avenue Guitars who are one of the UK’s leading brands of affordable entry- level and educational guitars and come highly recommended from teachers and are budget and school friendly.  

  • Sizes made for kids and adults  
  • Fun, engaging and unique designs  
  • Designed for education 
  • Classical, acoustic, electric, bass & ukulele  

A-Star  offer a range of engaging colourful handheld percussion instruments that have been developed with music educators and is the go-to brand within schools. They also offer free online percussion teaching resources for KS1 & KS2 to help you get the most out of your percussion boxes. 

  • Accessible handheld percussion including tambourines, xylophones, maracas, drums and chimes.  
  • Small bag percussion packs with a range of sounds  
  • Multiple benefits — fun, engaging and educational  
  • Diverse range — something for everyone  
  • Quality assured — tried, tested and trusted within education 

If you want to find out more about our Musical Instruments framework then please contact Dukefield Procurement on 01204 374160 or email [email protected]. 

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