A Trusted Name in Music Education
A Letter from Jack
It is my pleasure to welcome you to our dedicated education page, giving you an insight into the team behind the Normans name and our education offering. We also hope to inspire collaboration to make music education a transformative experience for young learners.
First and foremost, I would like to say a sincere thank you to all the Music Hubs that have put their trust in us over the last 60 years. Together, we have made a lasting impact in the field of music education, and for that, we are immensely proud. We hope to continue to serve you for the next 60 years and beyond, welcoming new partnerships and continuing our commitment to provide the highest quality musical instruments...
Meet the Education Team
Our Education Team are here to make your instrument purchases easy and hassle free and deliver on our Customer Promise.
Head of Partnerships
Jack leads the Education Team to ensure they deliver the high standards of personal service you've come to expect. A guitarist with over 10 years' Normans service, he is obsessed with the detail and makes customer satisfaction his number one priority.
A former Principal Trombonist in HM Royal Marines Band Service and subsequently a Head of Music, Nick is well placed to advise on the wide range of instruments we offer. He’s usually your first point of contact and always keen to help.
A Normans ‘lifer’ of almost 30 years, multi-instrumentalist Andy is responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of the business, ensuring it is in the best possible shape to support the complex requirements of our partners in Music Education.
Support Team Manager
Another member of the Trombone playing fraternity, Sue is responsible for ensuring we meet your expectations post-purchase and are delivering on our Customer Promise. She has been keeping Music Educators happy for nearly a decade.
Our dedicated Education Support contact, Cait works closely with Sue to deliver first-class service. Majoring on Drums and Bass Guitar, she also dabbles with several other instruments including Flute, Keyboard and Ukulele.
Best known for playing the empty box, Judit makes sure your instruments arrive safely and on time. Her team can even stockpile orders until you need them, remove excess packaging and deliver anywhere you choose, across multiple sites.
The Normans Experience
Working with Normans
Our priority is making the purchase of instruments and accessories as easy as possible, so you can concentrate on your primary role of educating young musicians. By providing a personal service, tailored to your requirements, we are a partner you can rely on to deliver best value, on time and hassle free.
We understand that purchasing instruments isn't your priority, providing high quality music education is. So we do everything we can to make the process as smooth as possible, leaving you to focus on what you do best.
Every Normans customer has different requirements depending on the size and scope of their project, so providing a personal service is key to our successful partnerships.
Ensuring our customers get best value is our core mission and a major reason we’re still here supporting Music Education after almost 60 years!
By choosing Normans, you’re not just investing in quality musical instruments; you’re also supporting a company committed to ethical practices that benefit the community and the planet.
“Normans has consistently proven itself to be an invaluable resource for our institution. I certainly recommend Normans to everyone seeking a professional provider of musical instruments. They have consistently exceeded our expectations and have significantly contributed to the growth of our music program.”
Claudio Di Meo - Principal, Langley Hall Arts Academy
“The team at Normans go above and beyond to help source the best instruments at very competitive prices. Their attention to detail is superb.”
Karin Jenkins - Head of Music, Swansea Music
“Normans have consistently been prompt, efficient and informative which is in no small part due to their knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff who have displayed genuine interest in our service’s activities.”
Vaughan York - Resource Coordinator, Trafford Music Service
“Normans education team are extremely friendly and knowledgeable and are happy to talk you through the pros and cons to ensure you get the instruments that meet your needs. I would recommend Normans to anyone.”
Lee Marchant - Deputy Head of Service, Ealing Music Service
Quality & Sustainability
Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
It has been great to see the increased support for equality and diversity in Music Education over recent years. This not only enriches the learning experience for pupils, but also opens doors to a multitude of perspectives, cultures, and opportunities. There are a variety of options available for SEND Students, spanning a wide range of categories, from traditional instruments like Guitars and Trumpets, to more specialist products such as MiMu Gloves and Skoogs.
Our Product Collections & Brands
Our extensive supplier base has access to most industry leading and specialist brands. If there’s anything you’re interested in but can't find on our website, please get in touch and ask us, more than likely we’ll be able to help.
Start a conversation with us today and let's discuss how we can meet your specific instrument requirements