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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Adopt a Musician with the BSO

Posted on: 14th November 2016

Taking place in the Summer term 2017, Adopt a Musician will match a player from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with your school. Targeted at KS1, this programme can be tailored to the specific interests and topics of your schools and might include: An assembly presentation Introductions to the instrument of the player and the work...
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Steel Pan Workshop for Transition Day

Posted on: 5th July 2016

Last month, a group of musically talented Year 7 students from Poole High School spent a day with Year 6 students from Baden Powell & St Peter’s Junior School who will be moving to  secondary in September. Using their common interest in music, this ‘Transition’ day drew on the tradition of steel pan playing at...
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Youth Concerto Competition

Posted on: 14th December 2016

Our friends Westbourne Orchestra are holding a competition for the chance to play your favourite concerto. Download the application form  
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Be a Young Producer

Posted on: 7th December 2016

As part of our partnership with Lighthouse, Poole, the YOUNG PRODUCERS programme returns in early 2017, aimed at students wanting to get hands-on experience in the creative industries. The programme is open to young people aged 16-19 There are up to 12 highly subsidised places available – the fee for the whole programme is £40...
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Experience the Dorset Youth Symphony Orchestra

Dorset Youth Symphony Orchestra are offering students the chance to experience playing in an orchestra for free. Join in as they rehearse some popularclassics & film music in preparation for their annual showcase at the Lighthouse, Poole in July 2017. If you are a Bournemouth or Poole student that plays an orchestral instrument (Grade 3+) SoundStorm...
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Cadenza – The Recital

The Cadenza recital is the next event in SoundStorm highly acclaimed recital series. Taking place in the Spring term of 2017, this recital will feature pupils from various schools across the conurbation who are studying for Music GCSE, A-Level or BTEC. In addition to the recital itself, participating schools will receive a masterclass workshops and...
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The SoundStorm sessions have been really inspiring for Alex and have built his confidence greatly. The ‘Gig’ at the Lighthouse was amazing and such a privilege to watch.

Nicky Marchant, Parent

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