Quest Music Services (QMS) is a non-for-profit arts organisation that delivers music opportunities and arts experiences to children, young people and adults with and without learning disabilities. Our services include urban music workshops, live music events, Community Radio Station, artist showcases and music stage productions.
Available workshops are Music Production, Radio Presenting, DJ Classes, Positive Rap, Vocal Coaching, 'Introduction to Music' for early years and Sensory music sessions for SEND children and youth at risk, adults with learning disabilities, and people with mental health problems, who have limited access to arts and cultural activites.
Our music technology lab of electronic instruments, digital kinesthetic devices, midi laser controllers and sensory resources enables artistic expression and creativity for all ages and needs.
We tailor music intervention and outreach programs suited to people's needs, run by qualified tutors from the music industry and integrate disabled’ artists into mainstream community festivals across Thurrock & South Essex.
QMS has its own music venue called UNIT in the Thameside Complex, Grays Town Centre. It has 4 areas;
a workshop area for arts activities
a performance stage for presentations and live events
a greenscreened digital studio broadcasting music and arts news
a music production media suite and licenced bar.
UNIT hosts cultural events, live music, poetry and art exhibitions encouraging original art and nurturing new talent.
We also have a music production and media suite to support artist development, recording and releasing new music to improve Thurrock’s creative industries.
Our community radio station (Thames Delta Radio) showcases local DJs/MCs, singer/songwriters and musicians to public online audiences.
UNIT can be hired to other art groups, to meet, plan and deliver art based projects in Thurrock.
Funded by Arts Council England, National Lottery, Hew Watt Family Charitable Fund, Thurrock CVS, FSJ Trust & community donations. QMS work with local authorities, youth services, schools, charitable groups, international known artists and large festival organisers.
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