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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Event Photography Commission

Posted on: 15th March 2017

Paid photography commission for 3 upcoming music events in Bournemouth and Poole. We are on the lookout for a freelance event photographer who is confident in documenting live performances and can demonstrate this within their portfolio. The commission includes photographing documentary/lifestyle shots of pre-show rehearsals, then capturing the live performances of two small scale evening...
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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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Young Musician’s Summer School

With our partners Broadstone Music Series, we are happy to announce the third annual Young Musician’s Summer School. This year the summer school spans across three days, with two groups based on ability, both led by highly skilled specialist tutors with a sharing of work on day three. Grade 1-5 Ensemble development, Popular & classical repertoire,...
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The Great Poole Pan Off

Join us for an evening of Caribbean inspired steel pan sounds featuring Panmania (Baden Powell) Poolepans (Poole High School), SoundStorm’s Steel the Magic, Panoramic & very special guests, The Steel Pan Agency from London. The event will feature unique interpretations of contemporary rock and pop set around a collaborative centre piece (the Pan-off) led by the...
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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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