Category: Creative Encounters

Creative Encounters Year Two: Part Five

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Written by: Alex Marshall, Trainee Music Leader From nothing, shaking a tambourine, still half wrapped in coloured scarves. A perfectly formed melody gifted to us whilst fiddling distractedly. Mumbled only once and then never heard again. Two residents encircle a carer in a joyous dance. Playing at blowing out (and on) battery-powered … Continue reading “Creative Encounters Year Two: Part Five”

Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court: Part Five

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Written by Alice Poppleton, musician for Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court and RAM Open Academy Fellow Who knew I didn’t: the deepest connections in London The definition of encounter is an unexpected meeting. For me, my time at Beaumont court has been totally unexpected, continuously challenging my preconceptions, stretching my musicianship and … Continue reading “Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court: Part Five”

Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court: Part Four

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Written by Imogen Morrall, musician for Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court and RAM Open Academy Fellow I’ve often been told that I resort to using words too quickly. I’m uncomfortable with “awkward” silences and almost always try to fill gaps in conversations or workshops with questions, comments, and jokes. Before we started … Continue reading “Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court: Part Four”