The Association of Independent Music Services

Supported by the Musicians Union

The Association of Independent Music Services supports music teacher cooperatives and music services in the UK that are independent of local authorities.

About AIMS

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.
For more information about AIMS, or to find out more about who’s in the team – please visit the ‘About’ section.

Benefits of becoming an AIMS Member

Becoming a member of AIMS has many benefits, including:

  • Legal updates and shared policy documents.
  • Events, training and resources.
  • Sharing best practice as part of a community of independent music co-operatives and trusts.

ABRSM Exams @ DMC Music Centre

Denbighshire Music Co-operative update: DMC are delighted to be hosting ABRSM music exams here at the DMC Music Centre once again. Over 60 young musicians are set to take their music exams here with us over the next few days, and we would like to wish them all the...

Recorders Rule!

Join us for a special concert as 100 young recorder players aged 8-18 gather from across Cornwall to perform together in a celebration of this wonderful family of instruments!

CMST Pupil of The Month Award for April, 2018

Congratulations go to Daisy Groseley who has been awarded the CMST Pupil of The Month Award for April, 2018. Daisy is an aspiring young Flautist who has been a successful product of the First Access programme. Originally learning clarinet through whole class ensemble...

Pitch Up and Sing

Pitch Up and Sing is a new singing group for people with memory loss/dementia and their supporters funded by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and delivered through CMST.