REVIEW: Learning and Participation Projects – Season 2010/11

Posted on August 1, 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. already. 

Manchester Camerata's Urban Symphony 

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. Read More

 

 

 

Manchester Camerata's Chester Urban Symphony

 

Chester Urban Symphony

Four schools in Chester worked with a creative team from Manchester Camerata to compose a new piece of music inspired by the impressive architecture of Chester Cathedral.  Read More

 

 

 

Manchester Camerata's Urban Symphony in Ulverston

 

Ulverston’s Urban Symphony

Children from Croftland Junior School worked with Manchester Camerata musicians, a composer and a film maker to create a new work inspired by the magnificent Coronation Hall. Read More

 

 

 

Manchester Camerata in Stafford 

Stafford Urban Symphony

Students teamed up with Camerata’s creative team to create a piece of music and film inspired by the architecture of Stafford’s Ancient High House. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata Music by Numbers Project 

Music by Numbers

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. Read More

   

Manchester Camerata's Quartet Inventions

 

Quartet Inventions

An exciting project where Manchester Camerata worked with older generations in Chester to create new compositions.   Read More

 

 

 

Manchester and Arup Electro

 

Manchester Camerata with 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. Read More

 

 

 

Manchester Camerata Songlines Project 

Songlines

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. Read more

   

Manchester Camerata in Rochdale

 

Rochdale – A View on Life

Working with composer Nina Whiteman and Camerata musicians Barbera Grunthal and Becca Thompson, Rochdale MIND and Wellbeing service users explore their life experiences through music and songwriting. Read more

   
Manchester Camerata in Fallowfield 

Fallowfield Fantasia

Manchester Camerata joined the centenery celebrations of one of Manchester’s most treasured public parks – Platt Fields. The project brought together local community groups and schools with musicians. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata in Oldham 

Oldham Schools Concerts

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. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata's What's Your Flava Project 

What’s ur Flava

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. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata at the Just So festival 

Just So Festival

Dalcroze 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. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata's Halloween Project 

Hallowe’en Family Creativity Day

A Family Creativity Day with a Hallowe’en theme designed to get all members of the family working creatively together to produce an afternoon performance. Read More. 

   
Manchester Camerata in Mansfield 

Mansfield Composition Project

Working with a composer and musicians from the orchestra, young poeple created their own composition, performed alongside Mozart’s Don Giovanni overture at The Palace Theatre, Mansfield. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata in Handbridge in Chester 

Tales of Handbridge

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. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata Shakespeare Project 

Summer Dreams

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. Read more

   
Manchester Camerata Loreto Sonata project 

Loreto Sonata Form

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.  Read More

   
Manchester Camerata in Wigan 

La Clemenzo di Tito – 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. Read more

   
Manchester Camerata Stanley Grove Residency 

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. Read More

   
Manchester Camerata in Wigan 

String Coaching in Wigan

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

   
Manchester Camerata in Chester 

Chester Family Day

Camerata’s Family Day on 23 April 2011 saw families working together using music and art to create a short piece of musical theatre. Read more

   
Manchester Camerata in Rhyl 

Flying Start – Rhyl

Nursery and reception class children worked with a Dalcroze Eurhythmics specialist and Camerata musicians to explore their creativity, musical and holistic development. Read more

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