News

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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Wiltshire Voices: Choirs Champion

Pound Arts are seeking exceptional applicants to lead a new county-wide singing programme for Wiltshire. Wiltshire Voices will include regular ensemble singing sessions taking place across the county, schools visits and CPD sessions for choir leaders and schools music leads. We are seeking an experienced singing leader / project manager to lead this exciting new […]

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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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2nd May 2018

Secondary School Funding Awards – Spotlight on Matravers School

We have recently awarded grants to eight different secondary schools in Wiltshire through our Secondary School Music Fund. In the first of these reports from schools who have received funding, Tom Griffiths, Head of Music at Matravers School explains how the grant will benefit his students: Matravers School is thrilled to have been awarded funding from […]

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