Getting out of the band roomFunding from the Frieda Scott Trust has galvanised group of us brass players to get out of the band room and take brass to the people. As always, with community projects, we have learnt a huge amount along this journey. Like the fact that...
"Joining the band has given me a whole new lease of life"Listen: Music is about listening. So is inclusion. The Brass of the Saff project came about by listening to the families living on the Saffron Lane Estate in Leicester. They wanted their children to be able to...
Enter our 2023 Easter Coronation Fanfare Competition for young musicians for a chance to hear your music performed
Exactly what it says on the tin!
5 tips to make your bid writing pay off (whether you get the funding or not!)
Transcript of Drum and Brass director Davina Vencatasamy’s interview with Radio Leicester’s Jimmy Carpenter about music, inclusion and the Drum and Brass conference
Transcript of “Doing Music Differently” conference keynote speaker Helen Minors, talking about music, women, leadership and change
Doing Music Differently March 2021 – Drum and Brass shifted the conversation about inclusive music with this conference, hear the podcasts and find out more about the day
Author: Davina Vencatasamy Free music for all! This is the cry that comes across at meetings looking at the issues of diversity within music education. It sounds like a great idea, right? Kids who would never normally access one-to-one musical tuition due to the...
Author: Davina Vencatasamy I went on a walk with my 9-year-old daughter the other day. We had walked from Leicester City Centre (where we live) to Bradgate Park. In lockdown, it has been particularly difficult to get out and go on longer walks, especially in...
The Arts Council England-funded “Music for the Queen” project was a collaboration between Buzzing Roots, Armonia and Drum and Brass
Third and final interview with Indian Classical Musicians about Prabandh music, summarised by Drum and Brass researcher Hari Trivedi
Second interview with Indian Classical Musicians about Prabandh music, summarised by Drum and Brass researcher Hari Trivedi
First interview with Indian Classical Musicians about Prabandh music, summarised by Drum and Brass researcher Hari Trivedi
This Heritage Lottery-funded project t D+B founder Hari Trivedi back to the roots of Indian classical music
Arts Council England funded this project to explore Leicester’s iconic New Walk Museum (The Dinosaur Museum) in music.
1st April 2017, 7:30pm, St James the Greater, London RoadKarl 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...