Music Director

martin cropper

"Sheffield Music Academy welcomes young musicians from all walks of life. We are a dedicated community of musicians with a mission to nurture talent and inspire the next generation. We would love to see you at our next performance!"

Martin Cropper


We offer students over 40 performance opportunities a year as well as the very best in specialist master-classes, workshops and expert tuition. Sheffield Music Academy supports students looking to musically develop, grow in self-confidence, and maximise their natural talent and passion for music with like minded individuals, in a friendly, lively and welcoming atmosphere.

how to apply

Click below to get started with your application. No formal qualifications are required to apply and we welcome applications from young musicians at all stages of learning as long as they bring passion, enthusiasm and dedication with them.

Find US

Our Central Office is located on Psalter Lane. Tuition takes place at Birkdale Senior School.


We offer a range of core and optional classes across a range of instruments and genres.

Expert tuition

Learn more about our caring and dedicated tutors, committed to delivering first class tuition.


Any Questions? Our administrative staff are more than happy to answer any questions about Sheffield Music Academy. 


"The Sheffield Music Academy allows me to share my interest in music with other people in a way that I can’t at school."


"It is great to be surrounded by like-minded people and to make music together. I have the opportunity to lead the orchestra at concerts in front of hundreds of people. We strive to make every performance our best yet". - Nazar 

Sheffield Music Academy Nazar
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July 8, 2019

Another year has gone by and we can't believe it's now summer! We've finished teaching for the year - and what a year it has been! 

The Friends of SMA put on a brilliant social on our last teaching day, which consisted of a lovely BBQ...

May 10, 2019

The next concert of our 18/19 season is on Saturday 18th May at Victoria Hall, Sheffield. We are looking forward to celebrating a large proportion of our younger cohort, many of whom are at the start of their musical journey with us. 


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Sheffield Music Academy

Office 9, Shirley House

31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, S11 8YL

Tel: (0114) 258 2804


Mobile: 07704 579310

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