What we do

SaMM is a Saturday Morning Music School based in Totnes, Devon, UK. We meet every Saturday during term time in the Ariel Centre at KEVICC,

We aim to help children experience music making and improve musicianship
whilst also learning that music is a fun and rewarding social activity

We are an inclusive organisation and offer children of all ages and musical abilities – from 4 to 18 and from complete beginner to virtuoso – the opportunity to enjoy making music with others in a wide variety of ensemble workshops.

Although you do not have to be able to play an instrument to be part of SaMM, we strongly encourage it by offering:

SaMM 2021 - 2022 Starts on Saturday, September 11th

SaMM Dates 2021 - 2022


Autumn Term 2021
Saturday 11th, 18th, 25th September; 2nd, 9th, 16th October
Half Term
Saturday 6th , 13th, 20th, 27th November; 4th December


Spring Term 2022
8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th January; 5th, 12th February
Half Term
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March; 2nd April


Summer Term 2022
30th April; 7th, 14th, 21st May
Half Term
11th, 18th, 25th June; 2nd, 9th July

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SaMM is Back at KEVICC with Face to Face Classes

Please see below for details of our programme for the Autumn term

If you would like to attend SaMM for the first time and are not yet on our mailing list or want more information, please email admin@sammtotnes.org 




On Saturday Morning at KEVICC

Session 1: 9.30 - 10.15 Session 2: 10.30 - 11.20 Session 3: 11.30 - 12.20
  Recorder with Clare Devenport Foundation Course with Rachel Miller (6 - 8 yr olds)
Choir with Sandra Smith Band with Tom Deam String Group with Tom Deam

Beginners Guitar

with Simon Barron

Acoustic guitar with Steve Verge
Songwriting for Guitarists

with Simon Barron


Electric guitar with Steve Verge

Beginners Ensemble

with Sam Massey

Senior Ensemble with Richard Gonski Jazz Band with Sam Massey
Senior Musicianship with Richard Gonski Folk with Rachel Miller  


On Saturday Morning ONLINE 
(Email admin@sammtotnes.org for a ZOOM invite)

Sing and Play with Rachel Miller - 9.00am - 9.40am


COVID Health and Safety

We continue to take COVID risk precautions for at least the next half-term despite the relaxation in the rules. This approach is based on advice from the Devon Music Hub and our own wish to err on the side of caution. For this reason we ask:



1) Parents can bring their children to the door, but cannot enter the building. We have a dedicated member of staff at the door who will ensure your child is taken to their class and ready for pick-up at the end of their sessions. Please make sure you have told us the time of pick-up and made sure we have your mobile contact details when you leave.

2) We may re-introduce bubbles for the morning. Please talk to us if your child needs to cross over to another bubble during the morning.

3) We will provide hand sanitiser and ensure that all instruments and furniture are wiped down between sessions. There will also be a 15 minute break in every hour during which rooms will be ventialted.

Please let us know if you have concerns of any kind.