Following a trip to Moscow as part of our Both Sides Now programme, songwriter and producer Poppy Roberts reflects on her time in the Russian capital and the importance of international cultural exchange…

Both Sides Now: From Manchester to Moscow
Tue 25 Jun

Following a trip to Moscow as part of our Both Sides Now programme, songwriter and producer Poppy Roberts reflects on her time in the Russian capital and the importance of international cultural exchange…

Brighter Sound’s Charlie Morrison reflects as the final findings are published on four years of the national Exchanging Notes project. And the message seems to be that music education must – and can – change.

Stormzy Vs Mozart
Thu 23 May

Brighter Sound’s Charlie Morrison reflects as the final findings are published on four years of the national Exchanging Notes project. And the message seems to be that music education must – and can – change.

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.

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.

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.