Past Projects

DIGITAL MUSIC DORSET

Posted on: 7th April 2014

Musician Ralph Cree recently held a series of workshops at Blandford Youth Club, teaching a small group of children how to compose music using the Garage band App on Ipads. His aim was to give young people the opportunity to exercise their musical creativity, embracing the digital era whilst building social skills. The project also...
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BEAMINSTER POP CLUB

Posted on: 7th April 2014

The quaint market town of Beaminster has seen a bit of a shake up as of late with the addition of a new music group, POP Club. Supported by SoundStorm, musician Mickey Wills has established a club at Beaminster Youth centre. The venue has kindly accommodated for the group by opening an extra day so...
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B SHARP COLLECTIVE

Posted on: 3rd April 2014

Youth music charity, B Sharp, recently hosted an intensive 5 days of open workshops in Bridport for existing musicians and singers aged 13 – 19 to compose and perform music collabatively. With sponsorship from SoundStorm, they appointed John Miles as professional musical leader who is renowned for working with Orchestras in London as well as...
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Dorset Creative Learning Partnerships

Posted on: 3rd July 2013

Dorset Creative Learning Partnerships (Voiceworks) has been working with Early Years Children in workshops across North Dorset to improve singing, rhyming and listening skills among the children and there is also a chance for child led exploration of instruments.  The project also has a strong CPD element for the teachers with files of the songs...
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Music Taste Project

Posted on: 3rd July 2013

Looked After Children in Bournemouth and Poole have been trying out different musical experiences as part of their Musical Inclusion project.  The children in Poole had a day of music at Lighthouse, Poole which included African Drumming and Song Writing.  Young People in Bournemouth enjoyed a session of drumming and percussion with Noah Messomo including...
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Mbawula Bournemouth and Poole Township Choir

Posted on: 22nd November 2012

Diversity is central to SoundStorm’s values. One of the most successful examples of this has been our partnerships with the London-based Euro-African band, Mbawula, who specialise in big band and jazz-infused South African music.  Mbawula’s specialism is massed singing projects. Working with top South African vocalists such as Joyce Moholoagae and Prudence Mampe, they have consistently...
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The Utterly Butterly Ukulele Project (TUBUP)

Posted on: 21st November 2012

Since first working with SoundStorm in 2010, The Utterly Butterly Ukulele Project (TUBUP) team have constructed over 2000 ukuleles across Bournemouth and Poole. Back by popular demand, the TUBUP team are heading back to Bournemouth and Poole in late November to deliver their unique participatory workshops.
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Olympic Torch Choir

Posted on: 30th October 2012

In the summer of 2012, SoundStorm took a leading role in developing the celebration event on Bournemouth Beach to commemorate the arrival of the Olympic Torch.  In partnership with Activate, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Music in Action, a special new ‘Olympic choir’ was created to perform onstage in front of the 15,000 members of the...
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Shrinking Isles

Posted on: 30th October 2012

Shrinking Isles is a Cultural Hub project led by SoundStorm looking at Britain’s rich and diverse cultural traditions. It aims to highlight the amazing music that British-based artists and musicians produce, whilst exploring the cultural and linguistic diversity of the British Isles.
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