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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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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Call Out to Collaborate

Posted on: 13th June 2016

The Big Collaboration is a brand new project led by Music Hub partner, Chris Woods which aims to enhance peripatetic music lessons by offering a new style of instrumental lesson; ‘Collaboration Sessions’. We are now recruiting four schools to this unique pilot, scheduled for the Autumn Term, which will launch on July 7th with an initial Q&A to answer your questions. Collaboration sessions are...
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Compose a piece to be played at Arts by the Sea Festival

Posted on: 7th July 2016

Kokoro, a professional chamber ensemble who specialize in new music will be at this year’s Arts by the Sea Festival. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra are delighted to be able to announce a Call for Scores for young people to write a piece to be played in the concert. There are two age categories, 12 – 18...
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Surya’s Story & Jazz and Jagdeep Like Dancing are back in Dorset

Posted on: 2nd June 2016

Surya Arts, the educational Indian arts group, are back in Dorset with two programmes! Their highly successful long-touring Surya’s Story (Primary & Secondary) and a new piece for Reception and Key Stage 1 Jazz and Jagdeep Like Dancing. Not only do Surya Arts raise awareness of the importance of The Rights of The Child and Fairtrade but...
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ROA Summer School

The ROA Summer School offers young people the chance to broaden their drumming experience, bringing dance and storytelling to a colourful showcase event on the final day. ROA will be run by Music Hub partner Cheikh Diop & Afric’Arts Afric Arts was established to promote African drumming, African dance and to share African culture and...
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Recorder Masterclass with BBC Young Musician of the Year Finalist

SoundStorm is once again supporting Broadstone Music series with their summer school; hosted by Poole Grammar, this year we are delighted to be able to offer a unique Recorder master class for KS2 students who play the recorder. Led by Polly Bartlett, a finalist in this year’s BBC Young Musician of the Year. 26th July,...
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Thank you very much for all that you have done to prepare and direct this summer school. The boys have both thoroughly enjoyed it and have benefitted. It’s really great to have had this opportunity so close to home with such wonderful people (like the BSO) taking part and leading.

- Parent

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