Project Manager Joe Harrison discusses Exchanging Notes, our national project funded by Youth Music to explore how different teaching styles can work for pupils in a music environment.

Exchanging Notes
Fri 10 Nov

Project Manager Joe Harrison discusses Exchanging Notes, our national project funded by Youth Music to explore how different teaching styles can work for pupils in a music environment.

Michael-Jon Mizra, musician and composer from Manchester, was one of two young composers commissioned by Brighter Sound last year. Here he blogs about his experience writing to the brief ‘Change Or Be Changed’.

The kick-start I needed to consider myself a 'composer'
Thu 5 Oct

Michael-Jon Mizra, musician and composer from Manchester, was one of two young composers commissioned by Brighter Sound last year. Here he blogs about his experience writing to the brief ‘Change Or Be Changed’.

Noise Orchestra, sound art duo David Birchall and Vicky Clarke, blog about their research and development project on Noise Machines.

Noise Machines: Translate Light into Sound R&D project
Tue 1 Aug

Noise Orchestra, sound art duo David Birchall and Vicky Clarke, blog about their research and development project on Noise Machines.

Head of Programmes Kate Lowes blogs about our recent success in the newly launched Help Musicians UK National Grant Programme.

Supporting emerging artists with Help Musicians UK
Fri 7 Jul

Head of Programmes Kate Lowes blogs about our recent success in the newly launched Help Musicians UK National Grant Programme.

The Swan Street Collective is a music ensemble for young people living with special education needs and movement difficulties based at Band on the Wall.

Swan Street Collective
Wed 31 May

The Swan Street Collective is a music ensemble for young people living with special education needs and movement difficulties based at Band on the Wall.

We’re delighted to introduce our four fantastic trainees, Delia, Hamdi, James and Andy, who’ll be working across a range of Brighter Sound projects.

Meet our 2017 trainees
Mon 8 May

We’re delighted to introduce our four fantastic trainees, Delia, Hamdi, James and Andy, who’ll be working across a range of Brighter Sound projects.

Sue Harrison, chair of MyHub blogs about diversity, music making and creating a responsive and supportive music education hub. Read more…

Diversity is something to celebrate
Tue 4 Apr

Sue Harrison, chair of MyHub blogs about diversity, music making and creating a responsive and supportive music education hub. Read more…

Our Director blogs on our new emerging musicians strands, and Brighter Sound’s motivations and aspirations around our programmes to develop emerging creative talent

Director's blog: Emerging Musicians programmes
Wed 8 Mar

Our Director blogs on our new emerging musicians strands, and Brighter Sound’s motivations and aspirations around our programmes to develop emerging creative talent

Head of Programmes Kate Lowes blogs about the Brighter Sound Traineeship Scheme and chats to our previous trainees about their experiences…

Explore, learn and inspire: Traineeships at Brighter Sound
Wed 7 Dec

Head of Programmes Kate Lowes blogs about the Brighter Sound Traineeship Scheme and chats to our previous trainees about their experiences…

Chair of MyHub Sue Harrison and director of Brighter Sound Debra King blog about celebrating Manchester’s diverse musical culture at My Music, My Manchester.

Celebrating musical diversity in Manchester
Thu 27 Oct

Chair of MyHub Sue Harrison and director of Brighter Sound Debra King blog about celebrating Manchester’s diverse musical culture at My Music, My Manchester.