Contact Us

Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, LSMS are all working from home and are not present at our usual working base - County Hall. This also means that we are unable to operate our usual phone services.

All queries should be directed as below

Schools / Teaching
If you have any queries about our projects, bookings or any way we might be able to help music making in your schools. please contact a member of our team using the details below.

Percussion, Strings & Ukulele - Matt Newnham - 07961 098088
Brass & Guitar - Tony Rifugiato - 07944 712233
Woodwind & Singing - Nicki Atkins - 07508 013201
Steel Pans - Gillian Ramshaw – 07535 641847
Music Technology – Brad Smith - 07508 013232
Special Schools - Sarah Share - 07905 502657
Secondary Schools - Sharon Jagdev Powell – 07936 349073

Please note that as we are working from home there may be times when we may not be able to answer calls. If this is the case – please leave us a message a contact number and we will return your call as soon as we can.

We will be in touch regularly with more information about how we can support you and your students.

Instrument Hire
Please note that we are currently unable to provide instrument hire but are working to resume this service shortly.
Pauline Wells / Richard Siddons

Performance Group Membership / CPD Bookings
Divya Haller -
07946 132 427

For all other queries, please email lsms@leics.gov.uk which is montitored regularly.

Our address is;

Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service
Leicestershire County Council
Room G10

County Hall
Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8RA

NB: If you intend on visiting us, please ensure that you contact us first to arrange an appointment. We are unable to accept returned instruments without an arranged appointment.

General email address: lsms@leics.gov.uk

Telephone number: 0116 3050 400

For all Performance Group or Performance related enquiries and information requests: lsmsperformance@leics.gov.uk

For all Teaching, WCET and Continuation related enquiries and information requests: lsmsteaching@leics.gov.uk

For all Training, CPD and Conference related enquiries and information requests: lsmstraining@leics.gov.uk

Our office hours are:

Monday to Thursday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fridays - 9:00 am to 4:00pm
Saturdays / Sundays - Closed


Making a Complaint

Should you need to make a complaint or query about Service provision, in the first instance please contact the officer that you have been dealing with directly to try and resolve the issue. Contact details for team members can be found above, alternatively, please call our main number on 0116 305 0400 or email lsms@leics.gov.uk.

If after you have spoken to us, you are still not satisfied that your complaint has been dealt with effectively, please refer to the Leicestershire County Council corporate complaints policy below.

Partners

  • Arts
    Music Service
    Music And Culture
    LCC
    LCC 2
  • Viva
    Philharmonia
    Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
    Bullfrog
    Awards for Young Musicians
    Orchestras Live
    Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
    Transformance Music
    Spark Childrens Festival
    Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • The Mighty Creatives
    MEHEM
    Leicester Cathedral
    Leicester International Music Festival

Partners

  • Arts
  • Music Service
  • Music And Culture
  • LCC
  • LCC 2
  • Viva
  • Philharmonia
  • Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
  • Awards for Young Musicians
  • Orchestras Live
  • Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
  • Transformance Music
  • Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain