Projects

Little Sparks NEAS in partnership with Sage Gateshead and Great North Children's Hospital (GNCH), will deliver a programme of early years sessions designed to engage and increase the support of parents who have a pre-school child, newly diagnosed with Autism with participatory musical activity.
 

We are a mainstream primary school in the outskirts of Blackburn. Around 15% of our children have SEN/D, 9 of whom
have a funded EHCP.
We value arts education highly and believe in its benefits for all children. Children benefit from a thriving musical
programme within and outside the curriculum.

LEARN TO PLAY IN A BAND

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.

 

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. 

 

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.    

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.

Little Music Makers is a weekly music group for pre-school children and their parents/carers in East Chesterton, Cambridge. It is run by the Chesterton Parents' Group, a voluntary group that organises free or low cost activities for the under fives.

To use music as a means to engage young people from East Durham, in order to develop their musical, personal and social skills; and aspirations. To lay the foundations for sustained opportunities for engagement through music.

 "Beats, Bars and Banter" will be delivering weekly music making workshops for young people aged 11-25 at Hill Street Youth Centre, Rugby every Thursday from 4-6pm.

A regular Friday evening session for young people who want to make music.