Inspirational Experiences

Everyone can recall an inspiring music experience and the impact it had on their development; as a musician or as a music fan.

SoundStorm and partners offer schools and young people opportunities to experience high quality music performances, to work with professional musicians and to perform in inspirational concerts.

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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Spring Rhythms

Posted on: 6th April 2016

Broadstone Music Series, in partnership with SoundStorm, would like to welcome you to an evening of music in the dramatically lit setting of St Peter’s Church, performed by a hand picked selection of talented young musicians, with a programme that will take you from Baroque to Jazz. Tickets are priced at £5 & will be available...
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Bournemouth Bones Present: Digging up the Bones (A musical history tour!)

Posted on: 15th March 2016

SoundStorm is delighted to announce the ‘Digging up the Bones’ tour, a four-piece brass ensemble visiting Bournemouth & Poole schools this summer. Music Hub partner John Randall leads a brass quartet on a unique history tour.  As well as performing well-known classics, they will touch on the history and science of brass playing with demonstrations...
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Armonico Consort Gala Concert

Posted on: 9th March 2016

SoundStorm have teamed up with Armonico Consort​ the acclaimed Midlands-based choir and orchestra, Youth Music, and five schools in the Poole and Bournemouth area, to give local children a chance to be a part of ‘AC Academy’ and to experience the joy of singing in Lighthouse Poole​ on 17th March. In a truly unforgettable evening,...
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SURYA ARTS present Jazz and Jagdeep Like Dancing

Posted on: 17th December 2015

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight 7-11 March 2016 Jazz and Jagdeep Like Dancing by Sharon Muiruri is a theatre-in-education programme for Reception and KS1. It gently introduces the idea of Fairtrade, the rights of the child and global issues. It also looks at classical Indian instrumentation, the use of rhythm and how melody works in raga....
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An Autumn Recital

Posted on: 19th November 2015

On the 12th November, the glorious setting of St Peter’s Church Parkstone was transformed for an evening of music offering some of our most talented musicians and aspiring young players the chance to perform. Having delivered two major events in 2015 at the Bournemouth International Centre and Lighthouse Poole, we focused our efforts on this...
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In The Mix

Posted on: 4th June 2015

In The Mix The 2015 Bournemouth & Poole Music Education Showcase Presented by SoundStorm Thursday 9th July, 6.30pm at Lighthouse, Poole Visit the photo gallery To celebrate a year of musical activity in schools from across the area, the annual SoundStorm showcase brings together a range of professionals and artists performing with over 500 children...
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Lest We Forget: Tickets go on sale this week for our unique WW1 Commemorative Concert

Posted on: 12th January 2015

Visit the photo gallery This March (19th) at the venerable Bournemouth International Centre SoundStorm and over 500 children and young people, will come together to commemorate the First World War, in a uniquely creative, collaborative event. In partnership with Dorset Music Service (DMS), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO Blast), Music in Action and Wave alongside a...
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SoundStorm’s Hear & Far takes centre stage

Posted on: 13th August 2014

Students from Bournemouth and Poole took over the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth on 7th July 2014 to showcase the diverse range of musical programmes taking place within the Bournemouth and Poole Music Education Hub. SoundStorm organised the ‘Hear & Far’ event for young people and hub partners to present all of their hard work in...
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