The Association of Independent Music Services

Supporting music teacher cooperatives and music services in the UK that are independent of local authorities.

AIMS provides mutual support for music teacher co-operatives and other independent self-governing music services, sharing best practice, legal updates and other practices which embrace ​the values and principles of the co-operative movement. 

Becoming a member of AIMS has many benefits, including:

Legal updates and shared policy documents.

Sharing best practice as part of a community of independent music co-operatives and trusts.

Events, training and resources.

South Wales Argus Digital Innovation Award

South Wales Argus Digital Innovation Award

CAVMS are really proud to have been awarded the Digital innovation Award, along with Icon Creative Design, at the South Wales Argus Schools and Education Awards 2020. In the last six months Icon have helped develop the content and design of our new website and launch...

CAVMS / NYJO Jazz Messengers

CAVMS / NYJO Jazz Messengers

Earlier this month we were joined for 3 days by the wonderful NYJO Jazz Messengers. They gave a series of inspirational concerts in both Primary and Secondary schools and helped the CAVMS Youth Jazz Orchestra with a great improvisation workshop. More photos available...

North Wales International Music Festival 2018

Denbighshire Music Co-operative update: This years North Wales International Music Festival is taking place 15th September to 30th September; in St Asaph Cathedral.This years festival includes performances from Côr Glanaethwy, Freddy Kempf, Craig Ogden, Jacqui...