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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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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Orchestral ®evolution

Posted on: 17th October 2017

Introducing… Orchestral ®evolution; An original Hub project and brand new commissioned score for a revolutionary ‘pop up orchestra’, that welcomes all instruments and all abilities. The score has been created by renowned boundary breaking composer, Hub Partner and guitarist Chris Woods. Students from every type of school ensemble traditional or unusual, from orchestras to jazz...
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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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Events

KS1 Music Making: Guidance and Techniques for Music Coordinators

Date of event: Thursday 9th November 2017, 4-6pm

As part of SoundStorm’s 17/18 KS1 pilot package, Music Coordinators and their colleagues from all participating schools are invited to join this lively, hands-on practical music making session designed for the non-music specialist, and Music Leaders at KS1. What can you expect? Led by Lucy Johnstone-McCarthy, music specialist and Subject lead at Baden Powell &...
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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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Congratulations and thank you for putting together such a well-run, enjoyable and successful event yesterday. Everyone I spoke with was full of praise and the young people and children involved will have had a memorable and inspirational experience.

Geraint Griffiths, Early Help Manager (Young People), Children and Young People’s Services

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