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CAMBRIDGESHIRE MUSIC AMONG TOP FIVE IN REGION FOR DELIVERING ARTS AWARD

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2017
Children across Cambridgeshire are top of the class when it comes to artistic achievements, thanks to the ‘trailblazing’ work of Cambridgeshire Music.

This week, it was announced that Cambridgeshire Music is one of the top five performers in primary schools across Norfolk, Suffolk, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire when it comes to delivering Arts Award at Discover level. Over the last academic year, Cambridgeshire Music has delivered 245 Arts Awards – a unique award open to children and young people giving them the opportunity to discover the arts around them, find out about artists and their work and share their experiences with others.

FREE WEB RESOURCES TO TEACH COMPOSITION

PUBLISHED JULY 2017
A brand new website to support the teaching of composing in schools has been launched by Sound and Music, the national charity for new music, with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Birmingham City University.

JOIN THE CAMBRIDGESHIRE HOLIDAY ORCHESTRA THIS AUGUST

PUBLISHED JULY 2017
This summer’s Holiday Orchestra Summer Course 2017 has something for everyone aged 7 to 18, with a huge and exciting range of musical activities on offer. There will be bands, string groups, choirs and orchestras at the heart of the programme.

A FURTHER STEP FORWARD FOR CAMBRIDGE CENTRE FOR CULTURE

PUBLISHED 28 JUNE 2017

Plans to develop a national centre for arts education and research in North Cambridge have taken a further step forward – thanks to news of a successful Arts Council grant.

CHEQUE FOR MUSIC THERAPY - GENEROUS FUNDRAISERS SUPPORT CAMBRIDGESHIRE MUSIC

PUBLISHED MAY 2017
A big thank you to Marlene and Dave Hearne (pictured with music therapist Jo Tomlinson), who raised an impressive £1,055 for Cambridgeshire Music, to support children with additional needs.

PLAY WITH MUSICIANS FROM FRANCE AND GERMANY THIS SUMMER

PUBLISHED MAY 2017
If you are a good Grade 5 or above in an orchestral instrument, and between 12 and 18 there is an exciting opportunity to play in an international orchestra this summer with young players from France and Germany.

ALISON BALSOM PERFORMS WITH 70 PLAYERS OF MIXED AGES

PUBLISHED APRIL 2017
A large brass band with 70 musicians of mixed ages performed a fantastic concert in February at the Cambridge Corn Exchange of music composed by a local 19-year-old. This was part of Cambridge Live’s prestigious Classical Concert Series.

SING FOR YOUR SCHOOL CELEBRATION IS A BIG HIT!

PUBLISHED MAY 2017
“Like the Brits only better” is how one child described the awe-inspiring Sing For Your School final ceremony at the Corn Exchange on 2 March. This was the culmination of the this majore new project, with eight schools performing their songs to a packed audience of friends and family members.

HUNTINGDON SCHOOL SPARKS GREATER LOVE OF MUSIC IN NORMALLY UNINTERESTED TEENAGERS

PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2017
A secondary school in Huntingdon is bucking the trend and getting large numbers of teenagers heavily into performing and composing music, thanks to some cleverly designed activities, plus support from the county music service, Cambridgeshire Music.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE MUSIC STAFF CHOOSE THEIR FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MUSIC

PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2016
The staff at the county music service and hub, Cambridgeshire Music, have nominated their favourite Christmas music, and uploaded them into a special play list on Spotify (profile: cambsmusic), accessible to all.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE MUSIC OPENS NEW MUSIC THERAPY CLINIC OUTSIDE THE CITY TO MARK WORLD MUSIC THERAPY DAY, 5 JULY