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.

Brass Bands On The March at Bugle

Saturday 16th June will see eighteen brass bands marching through the Mid Cornwall village of Bugle at 10am at the start of the 94th West of England Bandsmen’s Festival. The Bands are judged on their Deportment as they make their way to the Contest Field for the day’s...

Music Documentary

Zuzu Hanley, a student at Truro and Penwith College, has produced a fantastic documentary video exploring the importance of music education. Please take a look and share with your friends and family. 0 Likes

Magical Music in May Festival 2018

As Cornwall basked in glorious weather last weekend the gardens at Polgwynne, near Feock, resonated to the sound of young Cornish musicians at the Magical Music in May festival. CMST were delighted to have been invited back by Amanda Piercy, the owner of Polgwynne...

ABRSM Music Exams @ DMC Music Centre

Denbighshire Music Co-operative update: DMC are pleased to be hosting ABRSM Music Exams here at our very own music centre. Today and tomorrow is set to be packed with up-and-coming musicians of various ages; taking their exams in Piano, Violin, Harp, Clarinet and...