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Everyday Arts at Woodgate Leicester

Thursdays 10 – 12 am               £3 per session (concessions apply) Woodgate Resources Centre, 36 Woodgate, LE3 5GE 0116 2530717 A varied programme of practical workshops and guidance Music and song writing, Spoken word and poetry, Visual art techniques, Performance...

HMP Music Workshops Leicester

From September 2017 Amy and Julie of Drum and Brass will provide weekly performance arts sessions for inmates at HMP Leicester. This is part of a national recognition of the value of the arts in rehabilitation. It follows our successful pilot at HMP Glen Parva.

Brass Monkeys – Mini Music on the road

Early years music sessions with instruments, song and sensory play. Devised by qualified music therapist and delivered by specialist arts leaders Amy Stirk and Kim Jones.

Southfields Concert Brass Training Band

Southfields Concert Brass Band is working with Leicestershire Schools Music Hub and Drum and Brass CIC to develop talented young brass players in the city. Rehearse Thursdays, 7.30 to 8.15 pm St Hughes Church, Sturdee Rd, Eyres Monsell LE2 9BU Coaching and grade...

EMC2 Festival DMU, The Venue

Julie Maxwell joined leading experimental performers and composers at DMU for the first Experimental Music Catalogue festival. Featuring original, new and established works from the Experimental Music Catalogue this was an opportunity to take a fresh look at modern...

Stabat Mater The City of Leicester Singers

1st April 2017, 7:30pm, St James the Greater, London Road Karl Jenkins - Stabat Mater Featuring Hari Trivedi on tabla Karl Jenkins’ work lends itself to artistic adventure and this performance effectively showcased the choir, the organ, the tabla and the contralto...

Events and music courses

Oakland School Julie ran a three-day project with 60 children to create a Queen’s Jubilee Fanfare on brass instruments. 12 children performed the fanfare in a parade around the school with its very own ‘Queen’. For a recording of part of the project, [button...

Working with the community – HM Prison Glen Parva

Music residency at HM Prison Glen Parva Drum and Brass did a residency at HM Prison Glen Parva between April 2016 and April 21017. Supported by Your Shire we worked with young offenders on group music-making. We helped prisoners create, perform and record original...

Carnival of animals

Carnival of the animals – Thursday 7th June Children’s music workshops at Gorse Hill. Free taster session. Join experienced musicians down on the farm to create and perform your own music.

Summer Music Week 2016

Summer Music Week Monday 15th to Friday 19th August, Gorse Hill City Farm For players of all ages and all instruments, as long as you can read music to a basic level. You will get all the help you need from our experienced assistants and you can expect an exciting and...