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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Experience the Bournemouth Youth Marching Band

Posted on: 16th May 2017

Bournemouth Youth Marching Band are offering students the chance to experience playing with the band for free. Through a partenership with SoundStorm, we are offering student bursaries that will cover your membership fee and your first three months subscriptions (worth £50) When? Wednesdays, 6.30pm-8.45pm Butchers Coppice, Holloway Ave, Bear Cross, BH11 9JW Interested? You must...
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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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Seeing Sound

A one-day workshop creating a sonic and visual orchestra, inspiring and equipping young people with the knowledge and skills to blend together sound and visuals in their own way – inspiring new musical perspectives. This experimental approach to music-making will encourage young musicians to think outside the box and play their instrument in a brand-new...
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Striking Chords

A Music Education Hub celebration Connecting communities through music Thursday 13th July 2017, Upton Country Park Event partner Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Set in the tropically planted Walled Garden of Upton Country Park in Poole, this summer SoundStorm (lead partner of the Music Education Hub for Bournemouth and Poole) will celebrate 5 years of award winning...
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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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