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  • Chair of Board of Trustees Vacancy

    23rd November 2016

    Chair of Board of Trustees Vacancy The DaCapo Music Foundation is looking for a new Chair. S/he will have a passion for children’s music education and the ability to provide leadership and direction to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. We are looking for someone who will advocate on behalf of DaCapo to potential funders and the education community. S/he will work alongside the founders in ensuring the overall governance and strategy of the organisation. DaCapo is a London-based music education charity with a 25-year history, dedicated to a Kodaly-influenced, child-friendly programme of learning from toddlers to teens and adult learners. The charity has a team of 25 teachers working at its flagship Family Music Centre, in schools and independently. DaCapo Music has evolved from being a Saturday morning music school into an organisation which runs: * A Flagship Family Music Centre * School Music Partnerships  * Teacher Training Programme  * Family...

  • Looking Ahead...

    21st October 2016

    We have lots of exciting things in the calendar for 2017. Here are a few key events for your diary: January 29th 2017: London Lawyers Music & DaCapo Family Concert (see below), St Jude's, NW11, 5pm March 26th 2017: Big Performance for teenagers, adults and Attacca, Rosslyn Hill Chapel, NW3, 4pm ...

  • Summer School Success

    17th October 2016

    Street Party was the theme for our annual Summer School, a fantastic week of music-making which culminated in a performance with true feel-good factor, 50 happy children and proud teachers and parents. “The children had such a good time at the summer camp – they learnt such a lot and had great...

  • Move of office

    Move of office

    3rd October 2016

    We made an exciting office move last month – to the brand new Primary School at Wren Academy. Wren have offered us a lovely office and training space and given us a very warm welcome. We have already started teaching classroom music to Reception and Year 1 children (that’s currently the whole...

  • Arts Week at Christ Church Primary

    Arts Week at Christ Church Primary

    6th September 2016

    Our collection of work called ‘Street Party’ was the theme for an Arts Week at Christchurch Primary School in Chelsea during the summer. Led by Will Dollard, DaCapo teachers delivered a fun-packed programme of music-making. Caroline Ross, the school's music coordinator said: "Our DaCapo Arts...

  • DaCapo in Amsterdam

    30th May 2016

    Jane Cutler and senior teacher Dan Warwick have just returned from introducing the DaCapo approach to 25 music teachers at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. This is the fourth year that we have been invited to give this training course and we are delighted to continue our strong link with music...

  • DaCapo Principal to present at MEYRC Conference

    3rd May 2016

    MEYRC: Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children DaCapo's principal Jane Cutler has been invited to present a workshop for MEYRC at their annual practice conference at Edge Hill University next month. She will present the DaCapo Early Years programme – its background, activities,...

  • Founders' Day Success

    24th March 2016

    "As dusk fell on the quiet splendour of London’s Hampstead Garden Suburb, around 70 people gathered into Lutyens’ magnificent St Jude’s Church for the inaugural Founders’ Day concert of the DaCapo Music Foundation. The twin aims of the evening were to celebrate DaCapo’s 25 years of innovative,...

  • Founder's Day Concert Announced

    Founder's Day Concert Announced

    29th January 2016

    Celebrating 25 years at the forefront of music education 2016 see our first Founder’s Day Concert, an annual event to celebrate the DaCapo anniversary, to enjoy a concert and social gathering, and to fundraise for a chosen cause. The event will feature music from our Composer-in-Residence,...

  • Wessex Gardens Orchestra Launched!

    5th November 2015

    On 5th November the DaCapo teaching team launched The Wessex Gardens Children's Orchestra. Forty children who all play instruments, from Year 1 to Year 6, came together and started to explore the ins and outs of playing in an orchestra. It was very impressive! Because of the quality and...

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The DaCapo Music Foundation

Head Office c/o Wren Academy

Hilton Avenue, North Finchley

London, N12 9HB. 

Tel: 07923 130289

Saturday Music Centre based at Wren Academy, N12

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