Category: Learning & Participation

Spitalfields Music takes part in The Big Give

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We are extremely excited to announce that we are taking part in The Big Give 2018, a brilliant match funding initiative doubling your donations to raise money for Endless Imagination. Endless Imagination will work with over 180 older people and staff in care homes in Tower Hamlets, including residents living … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music takes part in The Big Give”

Open Rehearsals for Young Creatives

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We’re offering young musicians from East London exclusive & free access to this year’s Festival, including: Two Open Rehearsal sessions Free tickets to performances following Open Rehearsals An exclusive conversation with the Festival’s Artistic Curator André de Ridder, where you get to ask the questions! Open Rehearsals Ever wondered what … Continue reading “Open Rehearsals for Young Creatives”

Soundbox is recruiting – sign up!

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Are you a young person aged 11+? Do you enjoy making music and meeting new people? Soundbox is an all-ability inclusive music collective that brings together disabled and non-disabled musicians aged 11+ from East London and beyond to make and create music using a mixture of traditional instruments, music technology … Continue reading “Soundbox is recruiting – sign up!”

Skills Lab Training 2017/18: Applications Open

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Thanks to the generous support from Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme, we are currently offering 3 days of training for 20-25 emerging music leaders and musicians looking to develop facilitation skills in creative music making and workshop leading, and the chance to reflect and build on their practice. Sessions … Continue reading “Skills Lab Training 2017/18: Applications Open”

What makes you think that you can sing?

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Arlene Adair shares her experiences of being a singer, performing in Women sing East and rehearsing for the world premiere of our community opera We are Shadows: “Do you honestly think that you can sing?” The words of my eldest, my first born, daughter pierced my brain bringing what I … Continue reading “What makes you think that you can sing?”

Cherry Trees Performance!

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Cherry Trees School and Spitalfields Music have been working in partnership for over 10 years, of which for the last four I have been lucky enough to be part of the team of workshop leaders and apprentices delivering the project. My colleague Zoe Palmer commented to me that “…Cherry Trees reminded … Continue reading “Cherry Trees Performance!”

Women sing East

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Watching Women sing East rehearse for their performance on Wednesday night was a joy and a revelation. Having heard so much about the all-female choir from my colleagues at Spitalfields Music I was interested to find out for myself what all the fuss was about! Coming into the performance hall … Continue reading “Women sing East”

Intern Diaries: My time as an L&P intern!

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31 March is here and what do Papa Haydn, Rene Descartes, Diaghilev and Al Gore have in common? Birthday cake! For me though, it is the end of my six-month internship.  I cannot believe how the time has flown since my arrival at the end of September. I’ve seen the … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: My time as an L&P intern!”

Royal Academy of Music

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A few members of staff were lucky enough to get out of the office for a couple of hours to see the culmination of all the hard work 100 Tower Hamlets primary school children and students from the Royal Academy of Music have been putting in over the last few … Continue reading “Royal Academy of Music”