Intern Diaries: Marie

Our Learning and Participation Intern Marie joined the Spitalfields Music team at the end of last year. Three months in, she tells us what she’s been up to and what she’ll be working on over the coming months. Greetings from the intern desk! I’m half way through my time at Spitalfields Music as the Learning & Participation…

Trainee Music Leaders: The Great Song Collector’s Adventure

Our Trainee Music Leaders scheme is for musicians at the start of their careers exploring work within learning and community settings. Throughout the year trainees develop practice first-hand as they take part in the planning and delivery of our Learning & Participation projects. They also receive mentorship from experienced workshop leaders, have opportunities to observe practitioners in action at other leading…

Takeover! at Shapla Primary School

Takeover! is a relatively new project to Spitalfields Music that we’re bringing to our Neighbourhood Schools. It gives Year 3 pupils (aged 7-8) the chance to create, programme and produce their very own festival. Over several weeks, the children become amateur producers with responsibilities to programme events and market them to the rest of the…