Just completed a week of workshops for THSH and UFA, project was called Soulful summer. I helped facilitate sessions based mainly on developing young people’s composition skills. I was blownContinue readingSoulful Summer
(Pic by Emot) Happy New Year! How are you dear Bobablog readers? No really, how are you? Nice Christmas? Nice juicy turkey, nut roast? I managed to only annoy halfContinue readingNew Year: Brand New Second Hand Moi & The Arty Jaunt
I had a wonderful session working with year seven students from Castle Vale High School last Friday, it was a chance for us all the bond, learn about the projectContinue readingDown Your Way – Castle Vale High
I had a wonderful session working with year 5 students and OAPs from Chivenor House. Our sound bites moved from melodic fragments to a chorus. We just need to tweakContinue readingChatted Up in Castle Vale After a Cool ‘Down Your Way’ Session!
Here are some pics from last Saturday’s session. We had some Global Xchange volunteers from Morocco participate and it was quite contrasting to the smaller numbers we’ve had in theContinue readingPics from Down Your Way last Saturday
Summer can be a quiet period for the community musician and I am finding it particularly hard to relax. I know I should spend this time focusing on my artform,Continue readingWhat to do in Silly Season?
I have been working with students from Holyhead School over the last 2 weeks to compose songs inspired by Holst’s The Planets. All students went to a CBSO performance ofContinue readingCBSO Planets Creative Project
Today was the final Music Igniter session. It was a chance for everyone to share the projects they had delivered, discuss the processes and whether the guinea-pig test worked; ifContinue readingHave your say! The Music Igniter Final Round-up session
This weekend I have been working with lovely students from Hamstead Hall School to compose, arrange and perform an original piece of music. It had a fusion of reggae, bashmentContinue readingBirmingham Jazz Youth Sessions