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Sound Experience Composing and Creating Workshop

What Happens in this Sound Experience Composing and Creating Workshop?

A creative workshop helping young people to compose music around a theme at their level.  Involving tuned and un-tuned accessible, age appropriate percussion instruments, body percussion and voices, there will be the opportunity for listening, playing, sharing and creating.

Different soundscapes, rhythms and vocal lines will be explored and put together to form a musical composition that will be performed by the participants during the workshop.

Warm-ups and opening activities will be used to ease everybody in gently and encourage them to think creatively.  The workshop can be pitched to suit mixed ability groups of children.


What areas does this Sound Experience Composing and Creating Workshop cover on the national curriculum?

  • Can reinforce English language learning
  • Can be based around a specific theme the children are studying e.g. international day, historical period
  • Complimentary to the music curriculum
  • Encourages teamwork and listening to the ideas of peers

What will young people get from this Sound Experience Composing and Creating Workshop?

Skills developed: playing together, listening, experiencing different sounds, linking sounds to a theme, exploring words and music, composing, conducting/directing, turn taking, teamwork

What sizes does this Sound Experience Composing and Creating Workshop?

Can be run as an after school workshop over 3-5 days, 1 hour per session

Single workshop: 1-2 hrs depending on setting, sessions can be repeated with different groups.

How many young people can this Sound Experience Composing and Creating Workshop accommodate?

Per session: SEN settings – up to 8 students with support staff; mainstream settings: up to 20 students

Can be broken up e.g. several classes could take part in workshops during a day and then the classes could perform their compositions to each other at the end of the day.


We are very proud to say that we always aim to beat our competitor's costs whilst providing first class practitioners who will inspire and engage the young people they are delivering too! (Just take a look at our testimonials)

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Workshops & activities suitable for:
Young People , Early Years, Key Stage 1 - Workshops for Primary Schools, Key Stage 2 - Workshops for Primary Schools, Key Stage 3 - Workshops for Secondary Schools, Key Stage 4 - Workshops for Secondary Schools, SEN

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This workshop is available across the north of England and much of the rest of the country. We can also create a workshop especially for you – taking your budget, timeframes and location into consideration.

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