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.

Striking Chords

Posted on: 5th April 2017

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, SoundStorm (lead partner of the Music Education Hub for Bournemouth and Poole) will celebrated 5 years of award winning Hub success...
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The Great Poole Pan Off

Posted on: 14th March 2017

In May 2017, we created 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 featured unique interpretations of contemporary rock and pop set around a collaborative centre piece (the Pan-off) led by...
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Striking Chords: Music Adventure Trail

Posted on: 17th January 2017

As part of the Summer showcase Striking Chords, SoundStorm offered primary phase schools the opportunity to complete an Arts Award Discover and participant in a magical music adventure trail. Pupils were led through a curated trail in the Grove Woods at Upton House; they took part in four hands-on workshops, from African drumming to a visual workshop with Denise...
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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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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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