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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