Projects and activities for young people

16th July 2018

Secondary School Funding Award – Spotlight on The John of Gaunt School

The John of Gaunt School was absolutely delighted to have been awarded money from Wiltshire Music Connect to run a new project within the music department. Our project is a ukulele project. More and more popular artists are using ukuleles in their music and we wanted to give our students here the opportunity to learn […]

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6th July 2018

Secondary School Funding Award – Spotlight on Bradon Forest

Bradon Forest School in Purton recently received funding from Wiltshire Music Connect for a song writing course.  Amy Fry, Joint Head of Music at Bradon Forest, explains why they chose this topic and what the pupils achieved from the course: At Bradon Forest we have a large number of students that enjoy performing modern music […]

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17th May 2018

Secondary School Funding Awards – Spotlight on Kingdown School

Kingdown School in Warminster recently received funding from Wiltshire Music Connect for a Brass Re-access Project.  Emma North, Head of Music and Performing Arts at Kingdown, tells us how they are spending the money: At Kingdown we have a large number of students who play instruments and have instrumental lessons in school. However, not many […]

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16th August 2017

School of Rock at Riverbank Studios

Riverbank Studios is delighted to announce the launch of the exciting new School of Rock music education project starting in September 2017. What is the School of Rock? The School of Rock is open to anyone aged 13-18 living in Wiltshire who wants to learn to play an instrument in a new, exciting and sociable […]

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