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We thought the Give a Gig project was a fantastic opportunity for our young people to perform and feel conected to projects and other work going on across the country. They have put together a little video and are pround to have raised funds for youoth Music. We hope it all runs again next year. What experiences did other organisations have?

Take a look at our gig...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7sMNuQKyPw

 

 

Do you have students or know any keen musicians aged 14 and 18 and into folk music? Would they like to be part of the Cambridge Folk Festival? They could win the chance to perform with The Hub Band Project live in the Club Tent on Sunday 30th July 2017!

 

Do you have students or know any keen musicians aged 14 and 18 and into folk music? Would they like to be part of the Cambridge Folk Festival? They could win the chance to perform with The Hub Band Project live in the Club Tent on Sunday 30th July 2017!

 

Mavericks is a project that bridges feuding communities through music. 

Across the local areas there have been escalating tensions over territory and rivalry between different groups. Mavericks shows the path to a bigger picture, a better perspective. Going to prison for a postcode or a rift on social media is the biggest waste of a life. 

The project has brought everyone together to celebrate their individual talents and show how people from different areas can put aside their differences, make peace and collaborate to make great things happen. 

 

I have 3 children, 12,10 and 6..funny names those aren’t they!?
Like many children they still enjoy a story at bedtime..

I have 3 children, 12,10 and 6..funny names those aren’t they!?
Like many children they still enjoy a story at bedtime..

Wesleyan has just launched the Welseyan Foundation, a fund designed to provide financial support for local community groups and charities, to make a positive difference across four key themes: health, education, social development and innovation.

Anyone had experience of delivering Arts Award through music based mentoring please? Would love to hear from other projects which have done this as we (MusicNet-East) are about to try this out. We have delivered bronze through our songwriter programme but the Music based mentring is a bit different-it is delivered through individual music lessons by peripatetic music tutors.

Any thoughts welcome.

"Got What It Takes?" are looking for 11-14 year budding popstars to apply for the hit CBBC show

Reflections on being part of the support network helping a learning disabled artist to reach a mainstream audience

For well over a decade now, SOAS is proud to offer an exciting summer school of world music. Our course programme is unique, varied and truly multi-cultural. If you are passionate about music and cultures, there is something for everyone; this summer we offer a more varied programme than ever:  Intensive and inspiring courses, practical workshops, taster sessions and master classes for students of all backgrounds, beginners to advanced, amateur and professional. Take your pick! 

I am at the end of third day of the Walking the Boundaries, Bridging the Gap Community Music conference here in Waterloo, Ontario. 140 people sharing research, case studies, playing and listening in the context of the only CM masters and undergrad courses in Canada.