• Encountering Wordsworth: Young Composers Project

    October saw the start of our new project in collaboration with Cumbria Music Hub and Orchestras Live, working with local young composers in Cumbria. This year’s theme is ‘Encountering Wordsworth’ and we are working with The Wordsworth Trust with the aim of writing music and text inspired by the River Dudden, its journey from source to estuary, and the infamous Dudden Sonnets written by William Wordsworth. This year’s project started with recruitment workshops in Cumbrian high schools shortly followed by a ‘Discovery Day’ at Dove Cottage, where four local primaries were invi... Read More

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  • Safety in the Seasons, CFRS Collaboration

    Throughout Autumn this year, four primary schools from across Cheshire have come together to tackle fire safety issues by creating a new piece of music theatre. On 15th October, the school came to perform their original musical Safety in the Seasons at Parr Hall, Warrington. Created through the Stop, Drop and Roll Project in Collaboration with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Safety Central, the young people from schools have created a section of the new piece from scratch, each focusing on safety in the home in one of the four seasons. The piece explores home safety issues throughout ... Read More

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  • CREATE WITH CAMERATA 2020

    Due to the success of this project in the last two years, we are once again recruiting primary schools to take part in our Staffordshire schools’ song-writing project, Create with Camerata, in partnership with Stafford Music Service. The year 2020 will be the 80th Anniversary of the film Fantasia being released, and with the film’s focus on famous pieces of orchestral music and the use of mixed media, we have decided to use this film as the basis for the project theme. Each KS2 primary school class that gets involved with the project will receive a half-day workshop in their scho... Read More

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