Last month we announced our two Change Or Be Changed young composers: Michael-Jon Mizra and Benjamin Finney. Here we find out more about them and their ideas for this exciting commission.

Meet our Change Or Be Changed young composers
Fri 5 Feb

Last month we announced our two Change Or Be Changed young composers: Michael-Jon Mizra and Benjamin Finney. Here we find out more about them and their ideas for this exciting commission.

Sing City young musician Adam blogs about his singing and songwriting experience with Brighter Sound, how he has developed as an artist and what it’s like to be part of Manchester’s next generation of talented musicians.

A brighter future with Brighter Sound
Wed 6 Jan

Sing City young musician Adam blogs about his singing and songwriting experience with Brighter Sound, how he has developed as an artist and what it’s like to be part of Manchester’s next generation of talented musicians.

Meet our five fantastic trainees: Tomás, James, Jote, Michael-Jon and Sam. They’ll be working alongside our expert team of artists and practitioners across a range of Brighter Sound projects.

Meet our trainees
Thu 3 Dec

Meet our five fantastic trainees: Tomás, James, Jote, Michael-Jon and Sam. They’ll be working alongside our expert team of artists and practitioners across a range of Brighter Sound projects.

Kate Lowes, Head of Programmes at Brighter Sound reflects on Here Come the Grrrls, our programme to inspire and profile female musicians: challenging stereotypes and celebrating the unconventional.

Challenging stereotypes and celebrating the unconventional
Thu 5 Nov

Kate Lowes, Head of Programmes at Brighter Sound reflects on Here Come the Grrrls, our programme to inspire and profile female musicians: challenging stereotypes and celebrating the unconventional.

Brighter Sound’s Charlie Morrison looks at the key ingredients needed for musical progression, and finds similarities between emerging professionals and young musicians.

The key ingredients for musical progression
Wed 30 Sep

Brighter Sound’s Charlie Morrison looks at the key ingredients needed for musical progression, and finds similarities between emerging professionals and young musicians.

Exchanging Notes Project Manager Joe Harrison discusses whether prior musical skills and knowledge is essential for a valuable, high-quality creative experience.

What makes a valuable creative experience?
Wed 2 Sep

Exchanging Notes Project Manager Joe Harrison discusses whether prior musical skills and knowledge is essential for a valuable, high-quality creative experience.

Trail-blazer and change-maker Meklit Hadero shares her experiences of making music and exploring a collective creativity with young musicians at Brighter Sound’s Artistic Residency.

Exploring a collective creativity
Sat 1 Aug

Trail-blazer and change-maker Meklit Hadero shares her experiences of making music and exploring a collective creativity with young musicians at Brighter Sound’s Artistic Residency.

Debra King from Brighter Sound, and Sarah Perks from HOME, share their experiences of delivering and working internationally on EIGHT – a collaborative art project in the City of Wuhan in China.

Working internationally on EIGHT
Tue 23 Jun

Debra King from Brighter Sound, and Sarah Perks from HOME, share their experiences of delivering and working internationally on EIGHT – a collaborative art project in the City of Wuhan in China.

Ahead of her Artistic Residency with us, we step into Meklit’s world to find out more about what influences and inspires the TED Global and Senior Fellow, and co-founder of the world renowned Nile Project.

Spotlight on Meklit
Wed 29 Apr

Ahead of her Artistic Residency with us, we step into Meklit’s world to find out more about what influences and inspires the TED Global and Senior Fellow, and co-founder of the world renowned Nile Project.