Explore local traditional music in South Cumbria and Argyll and Bute as part of an extension to our Culture Together project dedicated to the collection, learning and sharing of traditional music that exists between these regions. Linking local research to the national archives to provide sustained folk music tuition.
LEARN TO PLAY IN A BAND
Build your organisation’s fundraising capacity through a new 18-month national training intensive designed to accelerate your revenue-generating capabilities.
Open School Orchestras (OSO) is a growing national movement supporting music hubs, arts organisations and schools in giving SEN/Disabled young musicians opportunities to play in an ensemble and perform. OpenUp Music provide resources to facilitate this - adapted musical repertoire, schemes of work, and a new generation of accessible musical instruments - alongside training and support for music leaders and school staff.
Regular Music sessions for Girls only.
Groundswell Arts are delivering their project 'The Lullaby Project' in 20 settings including schools , children's centres. and private sector nurseries over the next two years. Working with paired music practitioners each setting works over a half term period on the project. Musicians work with parents to compose songs for their children and the project focuses on strengthening bonds between child and carer, setting and parent, and develop language confidence and self esteem in the children taking part.
Alongside this across two years also in Haringey Groundswell Arts will run 10 weekend events called 'Family Jams' these events will focus on a wide range of family music making opportunities and provide a progression route from the Lullabies programme.
Luton-based orchestra Sinfonia Verdi and UKCCA host a FREE music club this summer for parents and toddlers.
Groups of parents and toddlers in Luton are coming together for four weeks during June and July 2017 for a unique mini-series of fun-packed playtime.
We would love you to join in!
You and your toddler will join in fun games and enjoy the characters, colours and sounds brought to you by musicians from Sinfonia Verdi and the inspirational team behind the popular Billy’s Band children’s series.
You will meet different members of the band and experience a range of special playtime activities you can also do at home.
Music Making Project for Children and Young People Age: 13 to 25
School Ground Sounds is a music youth charity based in Brixton. We collaborate with secondary schools and youth centres across London and work directly with young people in lower income areas to provide additional music opportunities and to enhance their music education.
Our programme includes recording studio experience, 1-1 mentoring with industry professionals, a 6 week industry crash course, songwriting competitions, live performance opportunities and the showcasing of talent online. We are currently running our 2017 Songwriting Competition for young people aged 11 - 18. Last years competition was a great success and we are looking to extend our reach this year. The competition includes feedback from industry professionals amongst other benefits and closes on the 31st May 2017. This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to have their music heard and a great chance to develop their studio techniques and performance confidence! With one week until the competition closes, we are reaching out to ensure this opportunity reaches as many young people as possible.
The RPU collective is a project between Hull Music Hub and the youth service. Staff from the music hub will work in youth centres across the city engaging young people in developing instrumental skills, song writing, DJing, and singing. They will work towards bronze arts awards, put on gigs and performances and record their music in Hull University Studios.
Sound Minds: A concept album and theatrical project exploring young peoples's stories through their music. Brought to life through rap, spoken word, music and theatre.
Multicultural Music Making is a high-quality music in education programme for young people in Birmingham and Walsall. Now in its second year, the project began in September 2015, in partnership with three primary schools in Ladywood area of Birmingham.