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Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead

Welcome to Sage Gateshead, a music centre rooted deeply in the North, with an international profile. We are for audiences, for artists, for the North and for the long term. Find out more about Sage Gateshead.

Gig Highlights

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Classical Highlights

We are so thrilled to bring you a whole season of Sage Classics, a full year of brilliant classical music for you to enjoy.

Applications for Summer Studios 2023 are now open

Calling musicians, bands, producers, rappers and singers of all styles! Apply for a 6-day residency providing you time to create new work, develop your music or prepare for a performance. Access rehearsal space, expert advice, a photoshoot and a filmed live session…

Apply by Monday 27 March

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Make Music

Our Make Music classes are fun, informal and suitable for players of varying ability, with options for those who fancy a bit more of a challenge.

Make Music: Young People


Love music and want to make more of it? Apply for Make Music: Young People now.

Make Music: Young People is the place where you’ll find fun classes, exciting bands and choirs to join, and individual tuition to help you create, perform and enjoy music with confidence.

Foundation, Step Up, Centre For Advanced Training and Ensembles for ages 4-19 are open for applications now.

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Latest News

Help safeguard the future of music in the North East

In 2020, early in the Covid crisis, we asked everyone who valued the musical life we support to help us.

We needed support because we lost £10 million – two-thirds of our income – overnight.

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For audiences, for artists, for the North, for the long term