Learning Archive: 2010/2011

Our 2010/11 Season was packed with great music inspired by the world around us, which also inspired the creation of some innovative learning and participation projects for all ages to go along with it.  Browse our season learning projects below.




Urban SymphoniesManchester Camerata's Urban Symphony
Central to Manchester Camerata's 2010/11 Season was an exciting education project which saw children from across Greater Manchester and the North West of England using local buildings as inspiration to create a new music. 
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Ulverston Urban Symphony 
Stafford Urban Symphony



Music by NumbersManchester Camerata Music by Numbers Project
Have you ever wondered why so many scientists and mathematicians play music for a hobby? There really is a connection between these two disciplines - and Manchester Camerata can prove it.

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Quartet InventionsManchester Camerata's Quartet Inventions
An exciting project where Manchester Camerata worked with older generations in Chester to create new compositions. 

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Manchester Camerata with Arup ElectroManchester and Arup Electro
The world renowned Arup acoustic and building engineers collaborated with local secondary schools to create music inspired by the General Library and Urbis.
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SonglinesManchester Camerata Songlines Project
Manchester Camerata and the Royal Exchange Theatre worked with young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder to take Aboriginal Songlines as their inspiration to create a unique piece of musical theatre.

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Rochdale - A View on LifeManchester Camerata in Rochdale
Working with composer Nina Whiteman and Camerata musicians Barbara Grunthal and Becca Thompson, Rochdale MIND and Wellbeing service users explore their life experiences through music and songwriting.

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Fallowfield Fantasia
Manchester Camerata in FallowfieldManchester Camerata joined the centenary celebrations of one of Manchester's most treasured public parks - Platt Fields. The project brought together local community groups and schools with musicians. 
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Oldham Schools ConcertsManchester Camerata in Oldham
Manchester Camerata took a string, wind and brass musicians into Oldham schools performing to primary children about to take the big step into secondary education.

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What's ur FlavaManchester Camerata's What's Your Flava Project
Manchester Camerata teamed up with Gorse Hill Studios and the Clore Duffield Foundation to create What's ur Flava! - aimed at encouraging young people to write and perform their own songs.
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Just So Festival
Manchester Camerata at the Just So festivalDalcroze Eurythmics specialist Emma Dixon was joined by Camerata flautist Amina Hussain to make music with babies and toddlers, their parents, and carers at the JUST SO Festival near Leek in Staffordshire.
 
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Hallowe'en Family Creativity Day
Manchester Camerata's Halloween ProjectA Family Creativity Day with a Hallowe'en theme designed to get all members of the family working creatively together to produce an afternoon performance.
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Mansfield Composition Project
Manchester Camerata in MansfieldWorking with a composer and musicians from the orchestra, young people created their own composition, performed alongside Mozart's Don Giovanni overture at The Palace Theatre, Mansfield.
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Tales of HandbridgeManchester Camerata in Handbridge in Chester
This show was a collaboration between children from Overleigh St Mary's School in Chester and Camerata musicians and a dramatist, and was created in association with the Chester Literature Festivals.

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Summer DreamsManchester Camerata Shakespeare Project
Primary school children from across Doncaster worked with a professional composer and Camerata musician to explore scenes from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Loreto Sonata FormManchester Camerata Loreto Sonata project
Students at Loreto College were given the chance to explore Sonata form with a composer and Camerata musicians in preparation for the study of Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, as AS-Level set work. 

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La Clemenzo di Tito - WiganManchester Camerata in Wigan
Primary school children from across Wigan worked with a composer, dramatist and Camerata musicians to produce a new mini-opera inspired by Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito.

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Stanley Grove ResidencyManchester Camerata Stanley Grove Residency
Students from Stanley Grove Primary School in Longsight, Manchester will be working with a composer and Camerata musicians to create a new piece of music.

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String Coaching in WiganManchester Camerata in Wigan
String players from Camerata worked with young colleagues in Wigan for a day of intensive coaching.

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Chester Family DayManchester Camerata in Chester
Camerata's Family Day on 23 April 2011 saw families working together using music and art to create a short piece of musical theatre.

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Flying Start - Rhyl Manchester Camerata in Rhyl
Nursery and reception class children worked with a Dalcroze Eurhythmics specialist and Camerata musicians to explore their creativity, musical and holistic development. 

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