Sin-le-Noble: the music school gets a facelift and changes dimension

The Claudine-Collard music school on Place Maurice-Allard, in a building owned by the city since 1984, is being renovated and will have an extension of approximately 400 square meters (1).

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There are also theater and dance workshops on this site (Eastern, classical, African, hip-hop, modern jazz). Nicolas Castelin, the director of cultural affairs of the city and of the music school, took part in the development of the project. “
L’objectif était de repenser Totaalment l’aménagement, d’optimiser chaque mètre carré pour le rendre fonctionnel et efficace, the fluidifier la circulation dans un édifice de deux levelx comprenant plusieurs salles et de faciliter la logistique, par exemple secrétariat e installant ground floor
he sums up, emphasizing the spirit of coherence that guided the exchanges between the elected officials and the teaching team of twenty-four teachers.

Four hundred and thirty students visit the cultural center

The renovation project, which started in June 2022, will be well advanced to accommodate the four hundred and thirty students at the start of the school year in September. During the two-month holiday, the contractors are working on renewing the electricity, installing double-glazed joinery, partition walls, changing the floor covering, equipping sanitary facilities according to PMR standards (people with reduced mobility), modernizing the tools and draw inspiration from the latest energy-saving techniques.


The extension takes longer. End of work in January – February considers Nicolas Castelin, recalling the desire to preserve the external environment, especially the plane trees adjacent to the structure. The investment of two million euros approximately 34% is subsidized by government grants (2) for an annual operating budget of approximately €650,000. Evidence of the municipality’s will to make culture a strong marker of its actions.

(1) two dressing rooms with showers (men and women), a second dance studio, the current music class and its recording studio, the rehearsal room of the municipal orchestra (80 musicians), the junior harmony, the jazz orchestra and percussion lessons. (2) Subsidy for urban policy (€478,000); solidarity contribution for local investments (€123,000); structuring a territorial project (€75,000).

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