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Alone_Together – an electronic music project for young music makers aged 13-18.

Please note, spaces for these workshops are currently full.

A 10 week series of workshops exploring exciting new ways of creating music using electronics, digital technologies and instrument/vocal samples. Musicians will experiment and collaborate with other young creatives to make an original soundscape around the theme of Alone_Together:

What happens when musicians with different experiences and ideas work together as a collective? How can we use separate samples of music to create a whole track? What is the sound of Alone_Together?

The final piece will be recorded to form part of an exhibition at the Horsfall building in Manchester. There will be two performances – at a Brighter Sound live night at the end of the summer term and at a special event in September.

Sessions are led by professional sound artist Vicky Clarke and composer and sound designer MJ Mizra.

Dates and times

All sessions will take place on Tuesday evenings, 6-8pm at Band on the Wall in Manchester City Centre (25 Swan Street, M4 5JZ) on the following dates:

23rd, 30th April

7th, 14th, 21st May

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June

The first performance will take place on Wednesday 26th June at Band on the Wall. The second performance will take place in September – date to be confirmed.

Supported by Youth Music as part of the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England. The project is made possible by funding from the National Lottery via Arts Council England.