Music Education Hub

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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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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Queens Park Infants School: The Gingerbread Man

Posted on: 24th May 2016

We commissioned Coda Music Trust to deliver one term’s work with all of the Year 1 students at Queens Park Infants School. (Original post from Coda Music Trust) This project was centered around the story of The Gingerbread Man and incorporated Geography (local and global), Technology, Food & Nutrition, Art, Writing, Maths and Music (creative composition). The students...
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Winchelsea School First Access

Posted on: 16th May 2016

Dots, Dashes & Diminuendos This post was written by our Music Education Hub Partner, Coda Music This project represented one term’s work at Winchelsea School, with two classes working alongside Sam Mason of Coda. Sam Mason is a composer and workshop leader & Winchelsea school is a special school catering for children with special educational needs and...
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Musical Chairs Summer School

Posted on: 28th April 2016

SoundStorm is delighted to be supporting this year’s Musical Chairs Summer School led by Joanna Welsh Having successfully delivered other community music groups Joanna and her team decided that a summer music school open to all ages and abilities would work well in the Bournemouth area. It proved so successful and, now extending across four...
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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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The iPad Elements Project with St. Mary’s School

Posted on: 5th April 2016

Nathan Thomas, one of our music hub partners talks us through his process of teaching music tech & composition on the iPad in St Mary’s Primary School. In this project I introduced 60 children to composition with 15 iPads using an app called iMaschine. Rebecca Turner (their teacher) and I split the 60 children into 4 groups – Earth, wind, fire and...
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Young Musician Summer School

Posted on: 16th March 2016

After last year’s incredibly successful summer school, we are delighted to announce this year’s set of workshops will be taking place between 25th and 27th July at Poole Grammar School, Led by Alison Kay from Broadstone Music Series. Alison says ‘This is an exciting opportunity for young musicians of all levels to meet friends new and...
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