The Key Fund investing in Hot House Music Schools


Hot House Music Schools are delighted to announce that they have received significant funding from the social investment organisation, The Key Fund. Based in Sheffield, their mission is to provide “the right kind of money at the right time” for the development and growth of sustainable and impactful community and social enterprises.

Hot House Music are proud to be a social enterprise that believes all children in the UK should have access to a Hot House Music activity and as such they are currently in the process of exporting and launching music schools across the British Isles. Phase1 (June-December 2019) will see them creating music schools in Sheffield, St Albans, Hitchin, Birmingham, Warwick, Leamington Spa and their first bilingual school in Swansea thanks to the large investment from the Key Fund.

Hot House Founder, Jon Eno is quick to praise both his own team and the team of investors at the Key Fund: “It takes a very special sort of person to be able to deliver Hot House Music activity, they have to be kind and able to focus on the joy music brings. Key Fund particularly liked the fact that we create amazing music and learning opportunities available to all, and work with key adults in children’s lives to find a way for them to access and enjoy music We expressed to the Key Fund that Derby has the best kids and parents in the whole of the UK but, the reality is much more. Derby is the birthplace of innovation and the home of inspiration, every day we walk amongst the legacies of our artistic and industrial heritage, it is impossible not to be inspired by this incredible city. Derby is riding the crest of a wave and I hope that Hot House Music will continue to export its unique brand of music education across the country!”

Non-executive Director for Hot House Music Schools, Elfed Howells values the professionalism and commitment shown by The Key Fund: “The whole team at Hot House are dedicated to changing lives through music, but it’s truly inspirational to find an investor that shares and appreciates our vision and are prepared to commit. The Key Fund have embraced our mission and have challenged and encouraged us. We really appreciate the partnership we have enjoyed with their Lead Investment Manager Adrian Bean and their Midlands Investment Manager, Rachel Veitch-Straw; their professionalism, support and sincerity has been exemplary, and I am delighted that they are providing the funding we need to power the first wave of expansion for Hot House Music Schools”

Hot House Music Schools deliver an international award-winning programme of services to young people across the U.K. Founded in 2002, in the heart of England (Derby), they have gone on to become one of the most recognized music education brands in the western world. Their alumni go on to lead in each of their specialist chosen fields, whether as the drummer for Noel Gallagher or Paloma Faith or the chief legal counsel for the Paralympic committee, they are exceptionally proud of their time with Hot House and continue to fly the flag for “#inspirationalyouthmusic” wherever they go!

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