Joe Clegg blogs about developing skills, learning on the job and zooming full speed ahead in his Digital Marketing Apprenticeship at Brighter Sound. Read more…

My apprenticeship experience at Brighter Sound
Tue 7 Jun

Joe Clegg blogs about developing skills, learning on the job and zooming full speed ahead in his Digital Marketing Apprenticeship at Brighter Sound. Read more…

Joy Hardy, talented pianist, guitarist, composer and Sing City-regular, blogs about winning a commissioning opportunity with Kew Gardens, who have selected her to compose a piece of music to help young people engage with the importance of wildflowers in our environment.

Wildflowers and our environment: a Kew Gardens commission
Tue 3 May

Joy Hardy, talented pianist, guitarist, composer and Sing City-regular, blogs about winning a commissioning opportunity with Kew Gardens, who have selected her to compose a piece of music to help young people engage with the importance of wildflowers in our environment.

As part of our Change Or Be Changed young composers commission, we sent Benjamin Finney and Michael-Jon Mizra to Berlin to experience some of the events at MaerzMusik Festival. Read more…

Change Or Be Changed composers at MaerzMusik
Mon 4 Apr

As part of our Change Or Be Changed young composers commission, we sent Benjamin Finney and Michael-Jon Mizra to Berlin to experience some of the events at MaerzMusik Festival. Read more…

Tunde Adeyoka, the newest member of our team, blogs about hitting the ground running at Brighter Sound in his role as Project Manager for Engagement.

Hitting the ground running at Brighter Sound
Thu 3 Mar

Tunde Adeyoka, the newest member of our team, blogs about hitting the ground running at Brighter Sound in his role as Project Manager for Engagement.

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.