5. Outreach/アウトリーチ

May 2015

Gauche the Cellist Tour

Absolutely wonderful time devising and executing artistic direction and composition workshops for production ‘Gauche the Cellist’ for music and shadow puppetry. We toured  4 additional support needs schools in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, giving 8 school workshops, 4 school performances, and 2 public performances in Woodend Barn Banchory, all in one week! Here is a lovely short clip of our show (thank you Symon Macintyre!)

 


December 2014

‘Music, Sound and Electronics’ Composition Workshop

A lot of fun working with the school children in the Composition Workshop of ‘Music, Sound and Electronics’ by Lauren Hays and Youth Music Initiative.


Early/Mid November 2013 – March 2014

Gauche the Cellist Project

Fantastic working with the school children with additional support needs at Saltersgate School, in Dalkeith, culminating in the performance of Gauche the Cellist with music and shadow puppetry performed by the students of Saltersgate School, Vision Mechanics and the musicians from SCO .

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21 October – 1 November 2013

Flodden Project

Involved in the composition and song writing projects with the school children at Scottish Borders to commemorate the 500 years anniversary of the Battle of Flodden. The workshops was led by composer and music animateur John Barber, SCO Connect and Scottish folk musicians. As a part of SCO Connect Fellowship funded by BBC Performing Arts Fund.


August 2013

Pictures at an Exhibition workshops

Worked with primary school children in Edinburgh for composing and performing works inspired by pictures at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, together with music animateur Greg Sinclair, SCO Connect Musicians, and Artists based in Edinburgh. As a part of SCO Connect Fellowship funded by BBC Performing Arts Fund.


June 2013

Peedie Schools in Orkney Islands

Worked with primary school children from the Orkeny Isalnds (Papay, Eday, North Ronaldsay, North Walls, Rousay, Shapinsay and Burray Primary Schools), music animateur Stephen Deazley and SCO Connect Musicians. As a part of SCO Connect Fellowship funded by BBC Performing Arts Fund.