Projects

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.    

Generation Uncovered are providing rehearsal space and performance opportunities for anyome under 24.
33 Borough Tour -  Touring around london, we will offer performance opportunities and artist development workshops.
S.Q.U.A.S.H - Harmony Collective - A group of artists collaborate on songs building confidence and gainging support with their music
Wildcard Revo - Headliner Performance & Open Mic - Each memeber of the group gets a chance to headline an event with support from the other artists.
 

Young DaDa Ensemble is the expansion of a successful pilot project to deliver accessible music-based activities to 70 young people in Liverpool over a period of two years. It will present progression routes for aspiring musicians, provide musical role models and help affect organisational change.
 
 

Empowering the community through Music

The Brightest Boldest Brass Band in Tameside this Summer!

Creative sessions which happen once per month on Saturday afternoons. They offer young people with learning disabilities (aged 10-25 years) new to the arts training in music, dance, drama, DJing and digital arts. Young people get the chance to work on exciting projects with a range of professional tutors. They decide what they want to do and work with their tutors to make it happen.

This is a two-tier project that develops a team of Assistant Music Leaders for a new music workforce whilst simultaneously delivering high quality music-making activity for young people to create immediate and lasting impacts for their social development and musical progression.

The project is delivered in 2 phases with time to pause and reflect in between so we may improve the delivery programme where appropriate/required. 

Each phase will support 4 musicians (young adults) to become Assistant Music Leaders through formal training, 1-2-1 mentoring and support, practical work experience and undertaking a nationally recognised qualification in Education & Training (level3).

70 young people facing a range of challenging circumstances will be recruited on to music residencies based in our music studio and education workshop, in Leicester city centre. Over 20hours of engagement young people will improve their technical musical skills and abilities, create an EP in collaboration with their peers, widen their networks and improve their social abilities, all whilst completing an Arts Award to recognise their achievements. 

Free music composition and digital media workshops for young people aged 13-19 years, and living in Hackney.

JamTent - gets people closer to the artists they admire. It's a rare place where you can meet many people and artists from different backgrounds. This year more Cumbrian people got the chance to meet more artists from around the world over a two month period (including 3 intensive days at KC) than they would have done in the entire year had this project not gone ahead. This opportunity we have to work with KC, local charities etc, promoters and additional events could unlock opportunities for a lot of vulnerable people around the county and further afield funding permitting.

Expanding horizons through Music; The Digital Arts & Creatives Medias

'Future Leaders' apprentices (aged between 13 and 25 depending on the art form) will extend their practical skills in carnival arts based music making, dance, or visual arts, as well as gain project management experience, guided by leading artists and professionals in their field.