Delia Stevens, percussionist and member of world-folk-fusion quintet Kabantu, blogs about the benefits of music making for children and families.

The benefits of music making for children and families
Thu 21 Dec

Delia Stevens, percussionist and member of world-folk-fusion quintet Kabantu, blogs about the benefits of music making for children and families.

Johnny James, one of our young composers, blogs about his experience at AlgoMech Festival…

Johnny James at AlgoMech Festival
Thu 7 Dec

Johnny James, one of our young composers, blogs about his experience at AlgoMech Festival…

Introducing our Disruption young composers: Carmel Smickersgill and Johnny James. Find out more about them and their ideas for this exciting commission…

Meet our Disruption young composers
Wed 22 Nov

Introducing our Disruption young composers: Carmel Smickersgill and Johnny James. Find out more about them and their ideas for this exciting commission…

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…