Projects

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.
 
 

The Gamelan from North East Lincolnshire was on loan in North Lincolnshire, hosted by Melior Community Academy and South Park Enterprise College. Weekly sessions were delivered to pre-NEETs from three primary schools, and Melior students. At South Park, music practitioners worked with students with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties who are not attending mainstream school. The Gamelan project aims to increase confidence, team working skills and communication, by learning both traditional pieces, and improvising.

Rock Academy is a session for young people aged 11-19 and is delivered on a Thursday evening 6:30-8:30pm at Kimberley Performing Arts Centre, Scunthorpe. Young people work with experienced musicians to learn instruments, improvisation, performance, technology and vocal work. The group regularly perform at their own gigs and other special events.

Children under 5s and children aged 5-7, and their families, can join in music, movement, songs and rhymes, based on traditional songs and games, to focus on the development of language, communication, listening and the foundations of music. Saturday mornings during term-time as part of the Music Centre at Frederick Gough School, Scunthorpe.

Free music making sessions for disabled children under 5 and their families, delivered as part of Leo's Club at Kaleidoscope, Action for Children, Scunthorpe, in partnership with ISDC Early Years Inclusion Team. Monday's 1-3pm during term-time.

North Lincolnshire’s premier Taiko team, young people learn Japanese drumming with its compelling rhythms, stylised ‘martial arts’ movement and strong team work ethic. 10-11am First Tetsu Taiko (ages 8-11) and 11:15-12:15 Youth Tetsu Taiko (ages 12-18) both Saturday's term-time only.

'Little Music Stars' has a primary focus on engaging early years children in digital music making activity. In order to achieve full participation from children and enhance the activity's effectiveness we aim to bring together vulnerable families, particularly fathers, to work with their own children in group activities. We seek to inspire them to bond more closely through a common interest and goal, learning musical skills along the way. We want to evidence and heighten awareness of musical participation as an effective method for engaging parents/carers with their child's development, aiding the development of healthy family units.

Sage Gateshead is one of 13 organisations selected to become a strategic partner of Youth Music. Over the next three years, we will work with Youth Music through the CoMusica Inclusion programme, towards creating a musically inclusive England where every child can access music-making opportunities, regardless of circumstances.
 

The Junction is a band development project for young people aged 14-18 living in and around Dudley who are into music and want to take the next step.

Band In A week invites a group of 14-19 year-olds to become band members in a week, guiding them through four days of instrumental tuition and rehearsals under the supervision of experienced tutors, in preparation for a special live performance at the end of the week.