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Project Name: Youth Music Evolve

 

Delivery Dates: Sept 2015 – April 2017

Commissioner: National Foundation for Youth Music

Target Cohort: 70 10-18 year old ‘at risk’ Young People & 8 emerging music leaders

Partners: Leicester City and County schools

Project's Key Objective:  To improve young people's technical skills and abilities through an intensive music residency and increase Assistant Music Leaders’ understanding of how to work with young people in challenging circumstances.

Summary: We are noisy advocators of the power of participation in musical activity to transform lives, and want to extend our understanding of how best to support an emerging music workforce that has specialist skills in working with young people facing challenging circumstance.

 

Project Name: Youth Music Concept

 

Delivery Dates: 2017 and 2018

Commissioner: National Foundation for Youth Music

Target Cohort: Young People in challenging circumstances aged 14 to 18 years old

Partners: The Core at Corby Cube

Project's Key Objective: Through taking part in creative activity, creating and recording an original album of music based on a theme or ‘concept’, 96 young people will be supported through Bronze Arts Award. 120 Young People in total will have the opportunity to take Bronze Arts Award.  Four Assistant Music leaders will gain Silver Arts Award - These roles will support delivery, provide peer-mentor opportunities and develop the local music workforce.

Summary: Concept is based around a week-long 'studio residency' with an ethos of artists and Young People as collaborators and co-producers of an original EP with a shared concept, character or theme. Young People write original lyrics, make original music and record their own tracks. Young People continue their artistic development over the following weeks as a bridge to regular participation. The project will be hosted at 3 venues in Northamptonshire and 3 venues in Leicestershire during 2017 and 2018.



Project Name: Kirk Lodge Creative Activities

 

Delivery Dates: Every Monday 1pm - 3pm

Commissioner: Kirk Lodge

Target Cohort: Residents at Kirk Lodge who are on bail or probation

Partners: Kirk Lodge

Project's Key Objective: Engaging residents in positive, creative activity and helping them to develop practical and social skills to aid in their personal development.

Summary: Photography, music and arts/crafts enrichment sessions.

 

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