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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Striking Chords: The Showcase

Posted on: 26th January 2017

SoundStorm has been leading the Bournemouth and Poole Music Education Hub since 2012. In the last twelve months we’ve won a national award and invested over a quarter of a million in supporting the music curriculum across the conurbation. The Hub is all about effective partnerships and collaborative working. Our model brings together musicians and students...
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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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Striking Chords: Music Adventure Trail

As part of our Summer showcase Striking Chords, SoundStorm will be offering primary phase schools the opportunity to participant in a magical music adventure trail. All pupils will be led through a curated trail in the Grove Woods at Upton House; they will take part in three hands-on workshops, complete a discovery pack that will...
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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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Working in a local school I am fully aware of the good work, that SoundStorm is doing and the support you are giving. It is making an enormous difference.

Rosalie Armitage, Parent

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