Posted on: 18th September 2017
We ask professional musicians the questions you really want to know (but might never get the chance to ask) in a new series of blog posts entitled ‘Meet a Musician.’ Felicity Mullins is a professional percussionist and has been delivering samba, African drumming and percussion projects for SoundStorm since 2015. We had a chat when she popped...
Posted on: 6th September 2017
Want to see what it’s like to work for one of the UK’s top symphony orchestras? The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra has developed a work experience programme based on Bronze Arts Award for students aged 14-18, taking place during various weeks throughout the 2017/18 academic year. Please contact Ellie Sherwood (BSO Participate Coordinator) via firstname.lastname@example.org for...
Posted on: 5th September 2017
Saturday 14th October 2017 For looked after children aged 7-13 Create music alongside professional musicians from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Bring and instrument, or try one of theirs. All abilities and musical tastes welcome. Sponsored by the Richard Ely Trust for Young Musicians. Deadline for bookings is Friday 6th October. For more information, dates and...
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...
Posted on: 7th December 2016
As part of our partnership with Lighthouse, Poole, the YOUNG PRODUCERS programme returns in early 2017, aimed at students wanting to get hands-on experience in the creative industries. The programme is open to young people aged 16-19 There are up to 12 highly subsidised places available – the fee for the whole programme is £40...
Posted on: 30th November 2016
Great news! The government has announced that it will spend £300m on music education hubs over the next four years, maintaining current levels of central investment. The funding, which will continue to be administered by Arts Council England, will support the hubs’ work with schools, local authorities and community organisations. £75m had already been announced...
Posted on: 13th October 2016
The benefits of music to a child’s development generally, cannot be overstated enough. But often, music can be undervalued in some schools. Many teachers face a considerable struggle to implement a solid, progressive music curriculum and quality extra-curricular music activities in their schools.
Posted on: 21st September 2016
Solo singer Callout! Perform ‘Walking in the Air’ from ‘The Snowman’ with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Tuesday 20th December 2016 3.00PM & 7.00PM, Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts BSO are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity as part of the BSO’s Rising Talent Programme for two talented young singers to perform a solo of ‘Walking in...