Click to read about The Kent County Youth Orchestra’s second concert to celebrate their 50th anniversary.
Musician and TV presenter Jools Holland has become Kent Music’s newest Patron.
Music-lovers can enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment with one of the South East’s leading wind ensembles as Kent Youth Wind Orchestra stages its Easter Concert.
2013 is the 50th Anniversary Season of the Kent County Youth Orchestra and for our final concert of this celebratory season (Saturday, 7th September) we will be performing Beethoven’s Choral Symphony at Mote Hall, Maidstone. We are looking to recruit a chorus of over 200 experienced choral singers for this concert and, as we are [...]
We are really pleased to announce that Orchestra One WON!
We are pleased to announce that Orchestra ONE: The Orchestra of New Experiences has been shortlisted to receive an award in the Music category of this year’s Medway Culture and Design Awards on Thursday, 6th December 2012 .
We are so pleased that our West Kent based Jazz Band for people with learning disabilities has been featured in an article on the “Learning Disability Today” website: “A jazz band that gives people with learning disabilities the chance to create, rehearse and perform their own music alongside seasoned players is revolutionising some of its [...]
The participants of the newly formed Music Core have just completed their first group task! In September they met for the first time and spent 3 hours writing and filming a DVD to promote the Music Core to encourage more people to come along and take part in the new initiative. We think they did a pretty good [...]
Kindermusik Classes Starting In East Farleigh In October!
Orchestra ONE is to celebrate in music the influence of the River Medway onKentriverside communities with a landmark concert in the inspiring surroundings of Chatham Historic Dockyard on Sunday August 26. Organised by music education charities Kent Music and Rhythmix, Orchestra ONE (Orchestra of New Experiences) gives young people aged 12 to 19 the [...]
Kent Music was asked last year to contribute toward a pilot on behalf on Sing Up, which has resulted in the publication of “Altogether Now” which is an in-depth guide to the benefits of learning networks, including how to recognise and develop your own in local areas. This evaluation document shares the learning from three [...]
Soundhub held a conference on 21st June, and the event went very well with over 140 delegates from around Kent in attendance. Richard Crozier gave a key-note speech, followed by an overview of Soundhub by it’s Chief Executive, Peter Bolton. Late morning was spent in break-out groups, discussing the musical journeys of young people through [...]
Soundhub, the new music education Hub for Kent, is holding a conference on the morning of Thursday 21 June at New Line Learning Academy in Maidstone. The conference will provide an opportunity to learn more about the music education hub and the programmes it will have on offer. It is also an opportunity for delegates [...]
We are proud to announce that Kent Music will be the lead organisation for the Music Education Hub for Kent. We heard from Arts Council England this morning, who confirmed that Kent Music’s bid to lead a partnership of organisations including Kent County Council, schools, academies, music education providers and arts organisations has been successful. [...]
Following the publication of a new National Plan for Music Education last November, Kent Music has submitted a bid to Arts Council England to lead a new Music Education Hub for Kent.
Sing Up is announcing a programme of free singing leader training across Kent this spring, in partnership with Kent Music.
Kent County Junior Choir performed live on national TV at Bluewater shopping centre to help raise funds for BBC’s Children in Need on Friday November 18.