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Brighter Sound’s Sing City launches a new exciting collaboration with Video Jam, exploring music and sound in film in a month of exciting workshops and a showcase performance. 

Hailed as “one of Manchester’s most innovative nights” (Manchester Wire), Video Jam are a film/music organisation based in Manchester. They produce unique, multi platform events and commission artists working with sound, to compose original scores for short film.

The workshops will put particular emphasis on the experimental, using independent moving image by emerging and professional artists. Over the course of three weeks, participants will work individually and collaboratively to compose a series of short film scores. The scores will then be performed at Sing City Live on Wednesday 29 June.

 

Additional information

Open to 13-18’s.  Free event, places limited. Must book in advance.

Please note, participants are expected to attend all workshops and the final performance.

Full workshop dates: Weds: 8, 15, 22 Jun. 6-8pm.

*The first session date is Weds 8 Jun, not 1 Jun as advertised on some online listings*

Performance: Weds 29 Jun, 7-9pm. (Book a ticket for the performance.)

 

Sing City is Brighter Sound’s songwriting and vocal collective for 13-18’s. Weekly Wednesday evening sessions are led by a team of professional musicians, as well as a number of guest musicians. Sessions explore songwriting, composition, instrumental techniques, music production, music industry insights as well as a number of performance opportunities across Manchester.  Contact sara@brightersound.com for more information.

Video Jam work with live audio of all scales, disciplines and cultures – from solo artists to full orchestras; pop bands to improvised jazz; spoken word to sound designs.  They have been invited by, and commissioned to work with most of the major institutions in Manchester including Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Museum of Science and Industry and the Whitworth Art Gallery, as well as numerous collectives and organisations such as groundbreaking new media festival Abandon Normal Devices, annual nocturnal arts festival Manchester After Hours, and music festivals Fat Out Fest and Sounds from the Other City,

@VideoJamManc | /videojammanc

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