Hub Partners

Arts Service
Overview: The Arts Service at Isle of Wight Council is currently developing projects in libraries and with young people, including Spoken Word linked with music projects.
Bestival Foundation / Rob da Banks’ Music Club
Overview: The Bestival Foundation presents Rob da Bank’s Music Club in partnership with Isle of Wight Youth Trust.
Rob da Bank’s Music Club is a free club for 13-18 year olds held at Quay arts Centre, Newport on the last Tuesday of every month during term time….
Overview: Camerata is an amateur ensemble of teachers, medics, a lumberjack and one folkadelic dream pop musician. We love to sing but are nothing without our Lithuanian director Jurgita Leistrumaite, weekly whipping us into shape and not accepting mediocrity.
Holy Trinity Instrumental Group
Overview: Holy Trinity Instrumental Group has for over twenty years provided the music at Holy Trinity Church, Cowes on the fourth Sunday and occasionally for extra occasions at Christmas. We meet at 0900 at Holy trinity for a practice, ready for the service at 0945. The service lasts about an hour and is suitable for all ages.
Isle of Wight Scottish Fiddlers
Overview: ‘We fiddle for fun and fundraise for free’.

Membership spans the generations, encompassing a wide variety of backgrounds. There are no auditions, but a minimum standard of Grade 5 is needed to cope with the demands of the music.
Memorial Hall, Freshwater
Overview: The Memorial Hall, Freshwater offers good stage and seating capacity (200+), excellent acoustics and flexible facilities, that include sound and lighting gallery, loop system, 2 ground floor dressing rooms plus additional backstage/holding space upstairs.
Orpheus Singers
Overview: The Orpheus Singers are a Chamber Choir formed in September 1991 by Alan and Anne Burnett to perform music from the less familiar choral repertoire.
Pan Neighbourhood Partnership
Overview: As part of the Isle of Wight Council, PNP’s remit is to assist with the regeneration of Pan, helping to improve the local resident’s quality of life and to integrate the new Pan Meadows housing development with the existing community.
Portsmouth Music Hub
Overview: The award winning Portsmouth Music Hub is a dynamic network committed to building a secure foundation fro music and education in Portsmouth. The Hub offers a way for every organisation supporting music education in Portsmouth to be directly involved and to network with schools and the whole community.
Quay Arts
Overview: The Quay Arts Centre is the Isle of Wight’s leading art gallery and venue for live arts events. It is situated in a converted 19th century brewery warehouse complex located at the head of the River Medina in the centre of Newport and was refurbished in 1997 by award winning architect Tony Fretton and supported by Arts Council England and the Isle of Wight Council.
Ryde Chorus
Overview: Ryde Chorus is a registered charity and a SATB choir of 40-50 voices. The aim is to provide enjoyment of singing together with a purpose of performing in public with an orchestra and professional soloists at least once each singing year, and to perform one or two Christmas concerts.
Ryde School
Overview: Ryde Schools music department offers pupils from the age of 3 to 18 the opportunity to experience practical music making through the provision of individual and group lessons from a dedicated group of visiting self employed peripatetic teachers.
Southampton Music Hub Partnership
Overview: The Southampton Music Hub Partnership is a network of local and national organisations that work collaboratively to provide weekly instrumental and vocal tuition, concerts, special events, family music making, workshops and holiday courses.
The New Carnival Company
Overview: The New Carnival Company is a Community Interest Company (CIC), a not-for-profit organisation created for ‘the promotion of activity for community benefit and not purely for private advantage’.
Tritone Singers
Overview: Tritone Singers is an island choir and was set up by Brian Northcote at Bembridge School in 1975. For almost 40 years the choir has continued to sing a variety of choral music.
Troy Players
Overview: Troy Players Orchestra established before 1980 plays light music giving concerts for charities. Troy is a small ‘salon’ group of 20 instrumentalists across all sections and meets fortnightly in Holyrood Hall, Newport. We play music by Byng, Ketelby, Elgar, Coates, Mozart, Schubert, etc., and welcomes new and improving players.
Vaguely Sunny
Overview: Since 1996 Vaguely Sunny have promoted over 200 events on the Isle of Wight. There have been a diverse range of concerts – predominantly folk music – in addition to plays and lectures.
Ventnor Music for Fun Festival
Overview: elebrating the pleasure of music-making, classes are designed to appeal to all music makers, from prinmary school ensembles to mature beginners; community choirs to composers/performers. Whether you’re an instrumental soloist or part of a group there’s a class to suit.
West Wight Arts Association
Overview: Founded in 1947, WWAA provides 8 monthly chamber music concerts in the Memorial Hall, Freshwater between September and April. Most of our artists are rising stars, many from the Young Classical Artist’s Trust. We also sponsor a Bursary and Workshops for island students.
Wight Flutes
Overview: Wight Flutes was set up in January 2011 as an informal group pf adult flute players on the Isle of Wight. About 25 members receive a monthly email and some play together monthly on Saturday afternoons at Downside Community and Learning Centre. We have a regular summer concert at Calbourne.