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.
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.
Kate Lowes, our Head of Programmes, blogs about the next phase of our Both Sides Now programme – and we want to hear from you.
Here’s an insight into the mind of Shiva Feshareki and what artists can expect from her upcoming residency.
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…
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.
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’.