Our Services

group or paired lessons

Instrumental lessons, in a Group, or Pair Read More

one-to-one lessons

Learn one-to-one with an experienced, qualified teacher Read More

“mini musicians” classes

NEW Specially designed classes for children aged 5 to 6 Read More

music theory

Increase your musical knowledge with one of our theory of music courses Read More


approved exam centre

We are proud to be an approved exam centre for Trinity College of Music. Read More

sheet music stockists

We stock a range of sheet music, instruments and accessories to support your learning Read More

well-equipped centre

All lessons take place in our well-equipped premises in Sandbach town centre Read More

latest instruments and technologies

Our centre is equipped with state of the art digital instruments, and the latest in silent technologies to aid group learning Read More

expert teachers

Friendly and well-qualified teachers, all experts in their chosen instruments Read More

simple online billing

Simple online billing system with monthly direct debit payments (username and password required) Read More

Our Recent News

  • New Term Availability
    August 31, 2017 / Comments Off on New Term Availability / Uncategorized

    Our new term starts on Tuesday 5th September and we have the following availability: Piano (traditional) – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays Piano (jazz) – Wednesdays Woodwind – Thursdays, Fridays Drums – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays Brass – Wednesdays, Fridays Vocals – Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays Guitar (acoustic & electric) – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays Theory –

  • New Tutors
    August 31, 2017 / Comments Off on New Tutors / Uncategorized

    We are thrilled to announce that we have appointed four new tutors to teach at Sandbach Music. Joanna Brown (vocals), Ali Roocroft (piano), George Wright (guitar) and Beth Taylor (vocals) will be starting for the new academic year in September, we are very much looking forward to working with them!

  • New Theory Class – Summer Term 2017
    April 5, 2017 / Comments Off on New Theory Class – Summer Term 2017 / Uncategorized

    We are pleased to announce that a second theory class will be starting in April on Thursdays at 5.30. Please contact us to book info@sandbachmusic.co.uk Why is music theory important? It is considered a vital part of learning an instrument to also study the theory of music. This is because a basic foundation of music

  • Receptionist Vacancy
    October 13, 2016 / Comments Off on Receptionist Vacancy / Uncategorized

    Receptionist at Sandbach Music   Introduction Sandbach Music is a not-for-profit music school in Sandbach town centre which services the public within Sandbach and surrounding areas. Music lessons are taken on the premises by pupils of all ages and abilities in a range of instruments and styles. We will require a receptionist to cover maternity

  • 2016 Summer Workshops
    August 4, 2016 / Comments Off on 2016 Summer Workshops / Uncategorized

    We are pleased to announce details of our 2016 Summer Workshops. All workshops are bookable in advance via summer@sandbachmusic.co.uk or 07470 356105 to avoid disappointment although please do contact us to check spaces available at short notice as there may be some left!                          

  • Sandbach Concert Series Young Musician of the Year
    April 17, 2016 / Comments Off on Sandbach Concert Series Young Musician of the Year / Uncategorized

    We are very proud of our student Amy Noblet who performed as a vocalist in the Sandbach Concert Series annual Young Musicians competition, which took place on Saturday 16th April 2016. Amy takes her piano and vocal lessons at Sandbach Music.

  • ABRSM Exams at Sandbach Music
    April 9, 2016 / Comments Off on ABRSM Exams at Sandbach Music / Uncategorized

    On the afternoon of Saturday 21st May 2016, Sandbach Music will be welcoming an Examiner from the ABRSM for a special exam visit.

  • Saturday Opening
    March 19, 2016 / Comments Off on Saturday Opening / Uncategorized

    We are thrilled to announce that we will be opening on Saturdays from 9th April, teaching a range of lessons in piano, guitar, ukulele and vocals Please read on for more details.

  • NEW – “Mini Musicians” programme
    March 15, 2016 / Comments Off on NEW – “Mini Musicians” programme / Uncategorized

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new “Mini Musicians” programme for 4 to 6 year olds. See here for more full information or browse our Mini Musicians pages. Please contact Kerry (kerry@sandbachmusic.co.uk) for further details or to book.

  • Grade 5 Theory Intensive Course – February 2016
    December 8, 2015 / Comments Off on Grade 5 Theory Intensive Course – February 2016 / News

    Theory course Feb.16 We will be delivering our popular ABRSM grade 5 theory intensive course during February half term 2016. Please click the link above for further details!

  • Vacancies at Sandbach Music
    November 19, 2015 / Comments Off on Vacancies at Sandbach Music / Uncategorized

    Instrumental Tutors We have several vacancies for instrumental tutors at Sandbach Music, please click the link above for further information!

  • Summer Workshops 2015!
    July 26, 2015 / Comments Off on Summer Workshops 2015! / Uncategorized

    We are thrilled to announce a programme of exciting music workshops for the summer holidays!   Some of the activities above are suitable for children aged 10+ but there are also plenty available for children of all ages and families too. The instrumental crash courses have only a very small number of places and are

  • Grade 5 Theory Course – Revised Dates
    July 26, 2015 / Comments Off on Grade 5 Theory Course – Revised Dates / Uncategorized

    Due to GCSE results day on 20th August meaning some participants would be unable to attend we have decided to change the dates of this course to 17th & 19th August. Please click on the link below to find the revised information pack: Theory August 2015

  • ABRSM Grade 5 theory course – Summer 2015
    July 14, 2015 / Comments Off on ABRSM Grade 5 theory course – Summer 2015 / News

    After the success of the May course we will be running another ABRSM Grade 5 two day intensive theory course on 19th & 20th August 2015. The course will be delivered by Kerry Baldwin, Director of Sandbach Music. Please click on Theory course Aug.15 for more details.   Feedback from the May 2015 course: “xxxxx had a whale

  • Assistant Manager Vacancy
    June 8, 2015 / Comments Off on Assistant Manager Vacancy / Uncategorized

    We are looking to recruit an Assistant Manager to support the work of the two Directors in the day-to-day management of Sandbach Music. Initially we are looking for someone to take on 6-10 hours work per week (hours and rate of pay negotiable) which would include some evening work. We would envisage the number of

  • Lessons Schedule Expanded
    May 26, 2015 / Comments Off on Lessons Schedule Expanded / Uncategorized

    Due to increasing demand, we have been able open up new weekly lesson slots this term, as follows: Drum lessons can now be offered on Thursday as well as Tuesday Guitar lessons can now be offered on Wednesday as well as Thursday Keyboard lessons can now be offered on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Vocal lessons

  • Music Theory Course May 2015
    May 6, 2015 / Comments Off on Music Theory Course May 2015 / Uncategorized

    Half-Term Intensive Theory Course May 2015   Sandbach Music is delighted to present a two day intensive theory course leading to an ABRSM grade 5 theory exam. The ABRSM require a grade 5 theory qualification for all candidates wishing to take a practical exam at grades 6+. This can be a lengthy process so if

  • Daytime Drum School
    April 18, 2015 / Comments Off on Daytime Drum School / Uncategorized

    If you’ve always fancied learning the drums but never had the opportunity then look no further! Our drum teacher, Ben Emerton, is starting a daytime drum school on Tuesday afternoons to add to our existing drum lesson offerings on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Our daytime sessions are aimed at adult learners and are suitable for

  • Spring Term Exam Successes
    April 11, 2015 / Comments Off on Spring Term Exam Successes / Uncategorized

    Congratulations to the following Sandbach Music students, who have all taken and passed ABRSM exams in the Spring Term 2015. Isabel Capewell – Grade 6 Trombone           Alex Godfrey – Grade 3 Cornet Nadia James – Grade 4 Theory of Music Well done!

  • Open Day – Saturday 11th April 2015
    April 10, 2015 / Comments Off on Open Day – Saturday 11th April 2015 / Uncategorized

    We will be holding an open morning on Saturday 11th April 2015 between 10am and 1pm. All are welcome to drop in to have a look round, play some instruments and chat to us about any lessons you might fancy signing up for!

  • Daytime Piano School
    February 21, 2015 / Comments Off on Daytime Piano School / News

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our daytime piano school, which will be running on Tuesdays. Taught by our friendly and supportive piano teacher, Niamh Francis, these sessions are aimed at all adults who want to learn the piano. Whether you are an absolute beginner, returning to playing after a break, or already

  • Sandbach Music Supporting Learn to Play Day 2015
    February 14, 2015 / Comments Off on Sandbach Music Supporting Learn to Play Day 2015 / Uncategorized

    Learn To Play Day 2015 – The Biggest Ever! The fourth national Learn To Play Day will take place on Saturday 21st March 2015, and it promises to be the biggest one ever. There will be more venues taking part, more events being held, more celebrities supporting the day and even more FREE music taster

  • New Teachers at Sandbach Music
    February 14, 2015 / Comments Off on New Teachers at Sandbach Music / News

    We have been delighted to see some new teachers join our team this month. Ben Emerton (drums and percussion) Darren Poyzer (Key Stage 1 classes and keyboards) Niamh Francis (piano) Helen Capener (brass) We would like to extend a very warm welcome to all four!  

  • New name, new look, new website . . .
    January 30, 2015 / Comments Off on New name, new look, new website . . . / News

    We are pleased to reveal Sandbach Music, the new brand name under which Ohana Music Ltd will trade with immediate effect. The website has been refreshed with updated content and a new look and feel. Please have a look through – we hope you approve! Keep an eye on the site for more updates and

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Meet The Team

Kerry Baldwin Director Responsible for design and delivery of teaching programmes. Teaches brass instrumental groups, and theory & musicianship classes.
Dan Baldwin Director Director responsible for the financial and business management of Sandbach Music
Kayleigh Yates Receptionist
Niamh Craig Piano Tutor
David Gillson Brass Tutor
Tracey Martin Woodwind Tutor
Julia Mosley Vocals and Keyboard Tutor
Caroline Phillips Guitar & Bass Guitar Tutor
Graham Proctor Drums, Keyboards & Mini Maestros Tutor
Hannah Rankine Woodwind Tutor

Our Partners


Find us on MusicTeachers.co.uk

Music for All

The charity of the UK musical instrument industry, Music for All generously helped to equip our centre when we first opened in 2014.

Music Sales

Sandbach Music is proud to be a Music Sales affiliate store.

B# Brass Cleaning Products

A unique range of brass instrument maintenance products made in the UK by brass players for brass players and endorsed by some of the worlds leading brass players and bands.

Tom & Will


Makers of superb quality gig bags and cases, and distributors for Nuvo and Octopus instruments stocked at Sandbach Music.

Sandbach Concert Series

Sandbach Concert Series is a non-profit Arts organization run entirely by volunteers. With 8 concerts a year at St Mary’s Hall, a deliberately early start and finish time to our concerts, as well as reasonable ticket prices its aim is to encourage more families to attend classical music concerts.

Brass in the Blood

Brass in the Blood is a feature film with a unique brass score.

Crewe Gang Show

Sandbach Music are proud to have supported Crewe Gang Show as a programme sponsor.

Lions Youth Brass

Lions Youth Brass, based in Sandbach Cheshire, is one of the country’s leading youth brass band organisations.


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