Unlocking the Power of Music Education with GAK Education

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Unlocking the Power of Music Education with GAK Education

In the dynamic landscape of music education, finding a reliable partner is essential. That’s where GAK Education steps in. As part of the esteemed GAK group, one of the largest music retailers in the UK with over 30 years experience, GAK Education specializes in providing top-notch musical equipment and tailored solutions to educational institutions across the board, from pre-schools and nurseries to secondary schools and further education establishments.

Why should schools turn to GAK Education? 

The answer lies in our comprehensive offerings and unparalleled service. With an extensive inventory ranging from musical instruments to recording equipment and PA systems, we cater to diverse musical and educational needs. Plus, with the backing of our expansive website, GAK.co.uk, and access to three warehouses in England, we ensure swift next-day delivery as standard. GAK Education has a strong industry presence GAK Education’s advisors frequently participate in global music conferences and trade shows(The NAMM Show & Music Education Expo), reflecting our commitment to staying updated with the latest trends and innovations in the music industry. We are corporate members of music trade bodies globally and within the UK (the Music Industry Association Music Mark and the global National Association of Music Merchants) and share the same values and mission to strengthen musical products and software to promote the pleasures and benefits of making music.

For multi-academy trusts seeking efficiency and convenience, GAK Education offers bespoke solutions. Through trust accounts, orders can be shipped directly, while invoices and paperwork are handled seamlessly by the accounts department. Additionally, we provide training days tailored to the entire trust, either onsite or through online sessions accessible to all academies within the trust.

Music hubs looking for a trusted partner will find synergy with GAK Education. Leveraging our industry expertise, we offer insights into products and software, ensuring hubs make informed decisions. Moreover, we provide pathways to employment within the music industry, fostering valuable connections and opportunities for aspiring musicians and industry professionals.

With the National Plan for Music Education pledging unparalleled investment to music hubs, specifically for new instruments, now is the time to invest in high-quality equipment that will stand your hub in good stead for the future. From the time-honored craftsmanship of Yamaha and Roland to the innovative education-focused designs of our in-house brands like Tiger and World Rhythm, GAK Education can always cater to your music hub’s diverse requirements.

Teachers, too, play a pivotal role in recommending resources to their students. At GAK Education, we understand the importance of affordability and accessibility. Our department works closely with schools, teachers, and students, recommending instruments and software eligible for specialist funding or the AIPS scheme. This translates to significant savings for students and their families, with the added advantage of accessing maximum educational discounts and VAT savings—up to 20%—when purchasing instruments while in full-time education.

GAK Education offers unmatched attention and service, supported by a commitment to competitive pricing and additional help with delivery options our 65,000+ 5 star Trustpilot reviews set us above the competition

In conclusion, GAK Education is more than just a supplier; we are your dedicated partner in unlocking the transformative power of music education. Whether you’re a school, a multi-academy trust, a music hub, or a teacher, we’re here to support your journey towards musical excellence. Trust in GAK Education, where passion meets expertise, and let’s harmonize education through the universal language of music.

Tailor-Made Solutions:

Instrument Purchases: We provide high-quality instruments suitable for any educational setting from the world’s biggest brands – FenderGibsonEpiphoneYamahaCasioRolandKorgMackiePioneer DJAkaiAlesisM-AudioIbanezCordobaWorld RhythmTigerGretschSquierNovationFocusriteOrangeMarshallBlackstarSteinbergNative InstrumentsPearlMapexVoxNordAguilarAmpegMartinTaylorUniversal AudioShureSennheiser & Audio-Technica

Music-Technology Classroom Set-ups: Our expertise extends to music-technology solutions, including software and hardware setups tailored to meet the specific needs of classrooms and teaching environments. We offer handheld and desktop recording devices suitable for solo performances, bands, and podcasting. Our specialist products include mobile cameras capable of recording various settings, from classrooms and studios to stages and outdoor environments. Everything from DJ Equipment to Music Production and Software is available from well-known brands Steinberg, Rekordbox, Serato, Cubase, Ableton, Sibelius, Dorico & MPC Beats.

Full Recording-Studio Spec and Installation: We offer comprehensive recording-studio packages, including equipment selection, installation, and setup to facilitate student learning and creativity from video on-demand lessons, school micro projects using smartphones and tablets to a full Mac suite – Music software tailored for schools and students can be downloaded and installed quickly, with free backup support provided.

SEND Adaptive and Inclusive Instruments: We also offer a range of SEND adaptive and inclusive instruments and accessories, ensuring that all students, regardless of ability, can actively participate in music education. Products like the #1 Digit Music CMPSR MIDI music controller Tailored to support STEM curriculum, the National Plan for Music Education, and Ofsted Wellbeing Requirements, the Digit Music CMPSR/Arrownotes system is a complete digital music education solution. Crafted with precision in the UK, it comes equipped with a vast library of curriculum-aligned student activities and ready-made teaching resources, making it effortless for educators to implement.

Expert Guidance and Support

Dedicated GAK Education Advisors: Our team of experienced advisors is well-versed in all aspects of music education, from classical performance to studio production, ensuring that educators and students receive expert guidance and support.

Sponsorship of IE Music: GAK Education proudly sponsors IE Music, supporting their mission to provide music education opportunities to students across the UK working alongside many music hubs. Watch our YouTube video showcasing the workshops they present. We show our commitment to grassroots music by providing instruments and free products for students and schools taking out an industry education workshop.

Partnership with Play Virtuoso: As the chosen supplier for all Pioneer DJ products from the bursary grants offered by Play Virtuoso, we’re committed to equipping aspiring DJs and music producers with the tools they need to succeed.

Get in Touch: Transform music education at your institution with GAK Education. Contact us today to schedule a consultation or learn more about our products and services. Let us help you unleash the creative potential of your students through the power of music.