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Brighter Sound presents Young Musicians Week, a five-day songwriting and production residency for 13-18’s.

Explore music, record, develop skills and collaborate in a week of workshops, masterclasses and 1-to-1 sessions this February half term. We’re delighted to welcome guest artists including Elbow’s drummer Jupp, guitarist Natalie McCool, former BBC Radio 1Xtra presenter Jenna G and Manchester producer Burgaboy for an exciting programme for all young musicians.

  • Develop your vocal technique in a 1-to-1 session with expert tutor Yvonne Shelton
  • Brush up on your guitar skills in a masterclass with Natalie McCool, one of the North West’s most exciting musicians
  • Take part in a group drumming tutorial with Jupp, drummer for the Mercury Music Prize winning band Elbow
  • Get the inside know-how on making it in today’s music industry from drum and bass vocalist and former BBC Radio 1Xtra presenter Jenna G
  • Work on your songwriting and recording skills with musician Liam Frost
  • Book a slot at Band on the Wall’s state of the art recording studio with resident producer Burgaboy.
  • Join Manchester’s collective Inna Voice for a workshop and masterclass focused on lyricism and spoken word
  • Explore a new genre of music with psychedelic folk singer-songwriter Avital Raz

Click ‘book now’ to register your place on the Brighter Sound Young Musicians Week this half term.  One ticket covers the full week of activities excluding 1-to-1 vocals sessions, group drumming tuition and studio recording slots.  These extra options must be booked separately, or in addition to the full week ticket, as places are limited.

Download the flyer here.

Full programme

Half term: Mon 15 – Fri 19 Feb, 10am-4pm, Band on the Wall

Mon 15 Feb 

Main venue

10.30am – 12pm: Songwriting masterclass with Liam Frost.

1 – 4pm: Songwriting and recording workshop with Liam Frost and Brighter Sound practitioners.

Education Room One

10am – 4pm: 1-to-1 vocal tuition with Yvonne Shelton. 1 hour slots from 10am. Five available, must sign up separately here.

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Tues 16 Feb

Main venue

10.30am – 12pm: Guitar masterclass with Natalie McCool.

1 – 4pm: Guitar workshops with Natalie McCool and Liam Frost.

Education Room One

10am – 4pm: 1-to-1 vocal tuition with Yvonne Shelton. Five one hour slots available, must sign up separately here.

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Weds 17 Feb

Main Venue

10.30am – 12pm: Inna Voice masterclass and workshop.

Picturehouse Café/Bar

10am – 4pm: Small group drumming tuition with Elbow’s Jupp. Must sign up separately here.

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Thurs 18 Feb

Main Venue

10.30am – 12pm: Indian Fusion masterclass with Avital Raz.

1 – 4pm: Avital Raz and Liam Frost lead a songwriting and composition workshop in response to the morning masterclass.

Studio

10am – 4pm: Resident Producer Burgaboy opens up the Band on the Wall studio for recording. Solo and group slots available, must sign up separately here.

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Fri 19 Feb

Main venue

10am – 12pm: Music Industry masterclass with BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Jenna G.

Studio

10am – 4pm: Resident Producer Burgaboy opens up the Band on the Wall studio for recording. Solo and group slots available, must sign up separately here.

 

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