Past Projects

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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The Art of Rap: A two-day masterclass with Ric Flo

Posted on: 22nd November 2018

21st and 22nd 2019 February at Absolute Music Young people aged 14-17 joined a two-day rap masterclass, led by rap artist Ric Flo and with production support from Tony Bones, both of acclaimed hip-hop collective, Jungle Brown. Spread across two days– this masterclass enabled young people interested in developing their lyrical skills, to immerse themselves in...
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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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Cultural Education Matters

Posted on: 9th May 2018

On 8 June 2018, our sister agency Wave, in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth, is hosting a FREE mini conference, entitled.. Cultural Education Matters Exploring the critical role arts and creative subjects should play in school curricula The event, which will take place at Arts University Bournemouth (8 June 2018: 10.30-1300) will reflect on recent announcements...
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Orchestral Evolution: Revolutionary Pop-up Orchestra

Posted on: 19th April 2018

Orchestral Evolution was an original Hub project and brand new commissioned score for a revolutionary ‘pop up orchestra’, that welcomed all instruments and all abilities. The score was created by renowned boundary breaking composer, Hub Partner and guitarist Chris Woods (Chris Woods Groove Orchestra) Students from every type of school ensemble traditional or contemporary, from orchestras...
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African Drumming in Bournemouth Lower Gardens

Posted on: 16th April 2018

Cheikh Diop, West African musician and dancer, of Afric’Arts created a one-off mass African Drumming band in the Bournemouth Lower Gardens on Sunday 20th May, as part of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s 125 year celebration. Applications to take part have now closed.
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Orchestral Evolution

Posted on: 17th October 2017

Orchestral Evolution; An original Hub project and brand new commissioned score for a revolutionary ‘pop up orchestra’, that welcomes all instruments and all abilities. The score has been created by renowned boundary breaking composer, Hub Partner and guitarist Chris Woods. Students from every type of school ensemble traditional or unusual, from orchestras to jazz bands,...
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