Community Music Wales listed on Arts Council of Wales’ provisional portfolio following Investment Review announcement

Today (23rd September), Arts Council of Wales announced their provisional portfolio; a portfolio of 67 organisations that it believes should be considered as priorities for support from April 2016 onwards. Community Music Wales (CMW) has been fortunate to be named as one of these organisations. Assessing their application, the Arts council stated that CMW has […]

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Innovation in Funding Conference

Throughout 2014 and early into 2015, Community Music Wales undertook a Nesta funded digital R&D project looking into alternative finance options for arts and charitable organisations with a focus on innovation in Crowdfunding.  The proposition was to develop an online box office that enables audiences to donate their booking fees to arts and charity crowdfunding […]

CMW Music in the Parks

  Community Music Wales in Partnership with Cardiff Communities First and CCHA will be delivering a series of Music in the Parks activities at events in Cardiff throughout August. Each event is different and we’re really looking forward to working with a wide range of organisations to collaborate and contribute to some fun family activity […]


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Music Mix 2015

                                                                      MusicMix is our annual weeklong summer course for 14-18 year olds from 3-8 August. Over a week, participants will work with […]

Soundworks in Blaenau Gwent

Wales’ leading music charity, Community Music Wales, has recently completed an eight-week project empowering young people with learning disabilities who live in Blaenau Gwent. Working in partnership with Barnardo’s Community Connections Project which is funded by Big Lottery, Community Music Wales implemented their Soundworks project, a scheme designed to help young people with difficulties become […]



Community Music Wales Appoints New Business Development Manager

Wales’ leading music charity Community Music Wales (CMW) is expanding its Cardiff team with the appointment of a Business Development Manager. Joining the team is Gareth Spencer, who graduated from Cardiff University and has spent 10 years running Dischromatics, in Abercarn, before setting up his own consultancy business in 2014. The changing funding environment in […]

Tutor Training 2014

Since 1992 Community Music Wales have been running a variety of tutor training courses and throughout this time have striven to ensure a high standard of delivery and of sharing best practice. With the help of Arts Council of Wales funding and accreditation through Agored Cymru the success rate of the courses has been exceptional, […]