We are an award winning music education agency & lead partner for the Bournemouth & Poole Music Education Hub. With a partnership network of schools, local music providers, National Portfolio Organisations & independent practitioners, our work enables children & young people to experience, develop, progress perform through music & the wider arts …

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Orchestral Evolution – a process of composition

Posted on: 5th January 2018

Orchestral Evolution is an original Music Education Hub project and brand new commissioned score for a revolutionary ‘pop-up orchestra’ that welcomes all instruments and all abilities. The score is currently being created by renowned boundary-breaking composer, Hub Partner and esteemed guitarist Chris Woods. Orchestral Evolution offers the unique chance for school ensembles to work with...
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Meet a Musician: Chris Woods & the Groove Orchestra

Posted on: 30th October 2017

Chris Woods Groove is a highly acclaimed guitarist, composer and international author of his book, Percussive Acoustic Guitar. He has a distinctive style of percussive guitar playing and has sold thousands of Albums. He often joins forces with other musicians to form a collective known as Chris Woods Groove Orchestra. We are lucky enough to have him as a hub partner, delivering...
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Meet a Musician: Felicity Mullins, Percussionist

Posted on: 18th September 2017

We ask professional musicians the questions you really want to know (but might never get the chance to ask) in a new series of blog posts entitled ‘Meet a Musician.’ Felicity Mullins is a professional percussionist and has been delivering samba, African drumming and percussion projects for SoundStorm since 2015. We had a chat when she popped...
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Work Experience opportunity at the BSO

Posted on: 6th September 2017

Want to see what it’s like to work for one of the UK’s top symphony orchestras? The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra has developed a work experience programme based on Bronze Arts Award for students aged 14-18, taking place during various weeks throughout the 2017/18 academic year. Please contact Ellie Sherwood (BSO Participate Coordinator) via esherwood@bsorchestra.co.uk for...
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Charanga Training: Guidance and Techniques for Music Coordinators

Date of event: Monday 5th March 2018, 4-6pm

Music Coordinators and all teaching staff at KS1 and 2 are invited to join this hands-on session designed for the non-music specialist, and Music Leaders who are using Charanga. What can you expect? In this practical session, we will explore the award-winning Musical School programme successfully used today by 6,500 schools across England. This session...
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Band Storm: Battle of the Bands

Date of event: Heats: 20th Jan, 10th March, Final: April

BandStorm, a brand new battle of the bands competition for Bournemouth and Poole students In partnership with Hub partner Absolute Music, we’re very excited to announce our inaugural battle of the bands competition. If you’re in a band with two or more players (one of which must be an instrumentalist), are all aged between 14 and 17,...
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I think what you do is fantastic and gives our children experiences that they otherwise wouldn’t get, my daughter absolutely loved every moment. She was insistent she wanted to perform, even though just hours before her arm was being plastered. That’s the amount of pride and excitement she felt.

Donna, Parent

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