We caught up with four Sing City young musicians who, as part of their Silver Arts Awards with us, are project managing a fundraising event to raise money for Brighter Sound. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Tom: Hi my name’s Tom. I’m 17 and I play guitar and sing a bit. I […]

Young musicians take a lead
Fri 8 Mar

We caught up with four Sing City young musicians who, as part of their Silver Arts Awards with us, are project managing a fundraising event to raise money for Brighter Sound. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Tom: Hi my name’s Tom. I’m 17 and I play guitar and sing a bit. I […]

Our Director Debra King reflects on a packed 2018 – and looks ahead to what’s to come for Brighter Sound across the next 12 months.

A New Year message from Debra King
Tue 29 Jan

Our Director Debra King reflects on a packed 2018 – and looks ahead to what’s to come for Brighter Sound across the next 12 months.

Meet Matt – drummer and regular Sing City musician. We sat down with him to find out more about his experiences at Sing City and his musical influences.

Spotlight On Matt
Wed 21 Nov

Meet Matt – drummer and regular Sing City musician. We sat down with him to find out more about his experiences at Sing City and his musical influences.

Our Trailblaze intern Ruby-Ann describes her three month stint with Brighter Sound, helping us plan and develop projects and speaking on our behalf at conferences.

Spotlight on Ruby-Ann
Wed 10 Oct

Our Trailblaze intern Ruby-Ann describes her three month stint with Brighter Sound, helping us plan and develop projects and speaking on our behalf at conferences.

Ahead of her UK tour and the release of her latest EP, we caught up with experimental electronic artist Kayla Painter as she reflects on her career so far, her musical inspirations and her time working with Brighter Sound.

Spotlight on Kayla Painter
Wed 3 Oct

Ahead of her UK tour and the release of her latest EP, we caught up with experimental electronic artist Kayla Painter as she reflects on her career so far, her musical inspirations and her time working with Brighter Sound.

Brighter Sound’s Marketing Assistant Joe Clegg reviews Stealing Sheep’s Wow Machine, the penultimate event in The Hexagon Experiment, inspired by Delia Derbyshire.

Wow Machine – a stream of experimentation and confrontation
Wed 19 Sep

Brighter Sound’s Marketing Assistant Joe Clegg reviews Stealing Sheep’s Wow Machine, the penultimate event in The Hexagon Experiment, inspired by Delia Derbyshire.

On Fri 3 Aug, The Hexagon Experiment – our six-part series of science-meets-music events – kicked off in space-age style with Sounds of the Cosmos. In this blog Jessica Mallard reviews how the evening went.

The Hexagon Experiment: #1 Sounds of the Cosmos
Wed 8 Aug

On Fri 3 Aug, The Hexagon Experiment – our six-part series of science-meets-music events – kicked off in space-age style with Sounds of the Cosmos. In this blog Jessica Mallard reviews how the evening went.

Brighter Sound Project Manager Tim Chatterton gives an insight into the Swan Street Collective – an ensemble of young music-makers with additional needs.

An insight into the Swan Street Collective
Thu 5 Jul

Brighter Sound Project Manager Tim Chatterton gives an insight into the Swan Street Collective – an ensemble of young music-makers with additional needs.

DJ & turntablist Nicole Raymond (NikNak) lets us in on her artistic journey whilst taking part in our Both Sides Now residency with Shiva Feshareki in March.

Nik Nak's artistic journey through Both Sides Now
Mon 9 Apr

DJ & turntablist Nicole Raymond (NikNak) lets us in on her artistic journey whilst taking part in our Both Sides Now residency with Shiva Feshareki in March.

Carmel Smickersgill, one of our two young composers, gives us an insight into what they’ve been getting up to with music makers Jason Singh and Kevin Ingham.

Young composers ‘disrupting’ the ways they work
Wed 28 Feb

Carmel Smickersgill, one of our two young composers, gives us an insight into what they’ve been getting up to with music makers Jason Singh and Kevin Ingham.