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    “Electric Storm 50” electronic music project at Loreto College, Manchester

    Delia Derbyshire Day 2019 honours the 50th anniversary of “An Electric Storm” by White Noise. This seminal album is cited as the first electronic pop album in the UK, released on Island Records with Chris Blackwell’s personal support. Delia Derbyshire was a key figure in the White Noise trio, with this work being an excellent more

    Sing City every Wednesday evening @ Band on the Wall

    If you’re a songwriter, composer, performer or producer aged 13-18 and want the chance to collaborate, create new music and perform across Manchester – join us for Sing City! Sing City is a free music-making group for young musicians (of any genre) aged 13-18 – held every Wednesday during term-time at Band on the Wall in more

    Fundraiser gig for Brighter Sound Wednesday 10th July

    As part of their Silver Arts Award four of the young musicians that attend our Sing City songwriting group (Akira, Billy, Travis and Tom) are putting on a fundraiser gig at Band on the Wall on Wed 10 July. The group are doing everything – from programming to stage management, marketing to artist liaison! Click here to more


    The Early Years Celebration went off with a blast on Thursday 20 June with over 800 Nursery and Reception children from seventeen schools visiting the beautiful concert Hall at the RNCM. .  The theme this year was ‘To Infinity and Beyond’ to celebrate 50 years since landing on the Moon. Children had the opportunity to sing earth, moon and more

    Cello Revolution

    The number of Cellos players in some areas of the country is dramatically decreasing. One Education Music are trying to address this with strategies to engage children who may not have the opportunity to learn these instruments in schools. On Saturday 8th June, more than 30 primary aged children attended our Chorlton Music Centre for their more