Past Projects

Six String Spektrum at Light Up Poole

Posted on: 15th January 2020

During a cold and wet February half term, SoundStorm, in partnership with students from Arts University Bournemouth, produced 6 String Spektrum. Led by composer and instrumentalist, Chris Woods of the The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra, the event was the culmination of a series of in-school workshops, supporting young guitarists to progress their interest. The event brought together...
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Conductive Music Bringing it all together

Posted on: 20th September 2019

SoundStorm is delighted to be partnering with Conductive Music for a brand new pilot project. Taking on the challenge of putting the ARTS into STEM subjects (and making STEAM) these international operators have been winning the hearts and minds of students across the country with their innovative programme. With a focus on creativity, their team blend coding and...
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Transmission 2019

Posted on: 10th July 2019

July 3rd, 2019, the Hub returned to Upton Country Park for the biennial showcase. Taking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing as its inspiration, Transmission was our most ambitious event to date. It featured over 350 students, attracted an audience of almost 1000 and presented a cross phase showcase of our school based inputs alongside several brand...
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SONG for the TERRACES

Posted on: 2nd May 2019

CALLING ALL BUDDING YOUNG SONGWRITERS! INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN A “SONG for the TERRACES” COMPETITION, in association with AFC Bournemouth. Open to all young people 16 years old and under Deadline: Monday 27 May 2019, 5PM Armonico Consort and SoundStorm have teamed up with AFC Bournemouth for the second time to invite young people to compose a new ‘Song for...
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Transmission Call Out

Posted on: 8th March 2019

A SoundStorm Broadcast 3rd July 2019, Upton Country Park Poole Taking inspiration from the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, an era-defining broadcast that captured the imagination of the world, SoundStorm and the Bournemouth and Poole Music Education Hub presents Transmission, our biennial celebration. The micro-festival will explore themes of communication, individual expression and collaboration...
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The Youngest Soldier

Posted on: 6th February 2019

On 3 November 2018, SoundStorm took part in ‘Lest We Forget’, the national youth commemoration to mark 100 years since the end of World War 1, at the Genting Arena, Birmingham NEC. The project featured over 2000 young people from across Britain, performing to an audience of over 5000 members of the public. Parkstone Grammar...
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Next stop… The Royal Albert Hall

Posted on: 27th September 2018

In partnership with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, 250 local students will play Music for Youth’s Proms this November. Music for Youth’s programme highlight is without doubt their annual Proms every November at the Royal Albert Hall.  Led by Hub partners, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, our collaborative commission to celebrate the BSO’s 125th birthday, Symphony 125 was selected from a...
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w-RAP Two

Posted on: 11th September 2018

On 26 September 2018 (8pm), Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, is hosting w-RAP 2, a unique music-theatre work exploring the light and dark faces of plastics in our times.
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Compose 2018/19

Posted on: 22nd August 2018

Learn how to transform ideas into music. A three-day masterclass with contemporary composers for young musicians.
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