INSPIRE: INspiring through Songwriting, Performance, moving Image, building Relationships and Enjoyment is a music programme in the North East of England for young people receiving both inpatient and community treatment for challenges associated with mental health and learning disabilities, or who require additional support within education settings. The aim of the project is to develop song writing skills, musical performance opportunities within peer groups and general creative expression through making music videos. This will encourage positive interactions within a safe inclusive environment with a view to improving confidence in a vairety of social settings.
Exciting workshops for aspiring songwriters and musicians aged 11 to 16 - from beginners to those with some experience.
'Making Tracks' is an exciting new Youth Music funded project - in partnership with Trinity Community Arts, Basement Studios and ACE Bristol - that from February 2018 will be providing life-changing music making experiences and enable young people from challenging circumstances to take the first steps in their music-making journey.
The Amber Music Project aims to create a music facility and programme at Ashley Court - a supported housing scheme for vulnerable young people in Devon. The project will give residents the opportunity to engage in the exploration and creation of music, as well as plenty of opportunities for self-expression and confidence building.
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.
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.
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.
A regular Friday evening session for young people who want to make music.
A practical theory based 8-week programme delivered to small groups of 6 young musicians in school using music as a therapeutic medium and tool.
We offer two different programmes, one focused on themes surrounding challenging behaviours and the other on themes relevant those struggling with anxiety, low self-esteem and low confidence.
Both groups make extensive use of instruments and will develop performing, arranging and songwriting skills through various tasks.
Sloop Group is a ensemble of young musicians who write, record and perform their own music. The work the group creates spans multiple genres, dipping into contemporary classical, rock , jazz, music theatre and folk. They are keen colllaborators and have worked with the OAE, as well as numerous composers including James Whittle. They have even met and shared their work with the Master of the Queen's Music, Judith Weir. Please follow the link to the Sound Cloud page to listen to some of Sloop Group's orginal and exciting work.
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.