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Experience the Bournemouth Youth Marching Band

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...
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Event Photography Commission

Posted on: 15th March 2017

Paid photography commission for 3 upcoming music events in Bournemouth and Poole. We are on the lookout for a freelance event photographer who is confident in documenting live performances and can demonstrate this within their portfolio. The commission includes photographing documentary/lifestyle shots of pre-show rehearsals, then capturing the live performances of two small scale evening...
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Youth Concerto Competition

Posted on: 14th December 2016

Our friends Westbourne Orchestra are holding a competition for the chance to play your favourite concerto. Download the application form  
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Be a Young Producer

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...
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Government announces music education hub funding

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...
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5 ways music education could be improved in primary schools

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.
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Perform ‘Walking in the Air’ from ‘The Snowman’ with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

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...
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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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