Our Vision

To inspire and build a love of and involvement in music throughout our community.

Our Mission

To give people, especially children and youth, the opportunity to develop their creative musical potential in an inspirational, affordable, community environment.

Our Philosophy

We affirm that the HSM is about offering:

  • joy of music
  • fun of music
  • opportunity to learn music
  • achieving progressive accomplishments in music
  • making new friends
  • a community organisation
  • involvement and support of parents
  • tuition at an affordable cost

We believe that:

  • music is an important part of a child’s education and development
  • there is talent in our community that needs to be developed
  • parent involvement is essential for a child’s musical progress
  • the arts are important for the mental health and well-being of all people
  • the skills, talent and commitment of our tutors are central and a key to the Howick School of Music’s success
  • we contribute to the development of community trends and needs in music