*Postponed until February 2021* Starting October 2020, a two year project for young people that supports composing, songwriting and ensemble playing skills, inspired by working with leading Jazz, Hip-Hop, Folk and World Musicians.
The first year of Passport to Music will work with a group of 10 young people (aged 11-16). The programme is specifically designed for young people who have an interest in music, but might not have the confidence to write and perform their own compositions.
A taster session for the project will be held on Thursday 29th October, 2-4pm at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. DE11 9DG.
Following the taster, sessions will then be held fortnightly on
Thursdays, 4.30pm – 6.30pm at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum.
Hip-Hop: 5th & 19th November, 2nd & 10th December 2020.(On the 10th December we will be recording the Hip-Hop performances by the young people and these the film will be available for Parent, Carers, Friends and Family to view.)
There will an introduction to Arts Award on Thursday 26th November 2020. Young people can choose a written or digital option and between Folk Music and World Music.
Folk: 14th & 28th January, 11th & 25th February 2021.
World Music: 11th & 25th March, 22nd April and 6th May 2021.
Jazz: 20th May, 10th & 24th June, 7th July 2021.
We are also working with a number of music leaders, specialising in their genre:
Passport to Music is funded by: