At the Cherry Trees

For a number of years we have been working with The Cherry Trees School in Bow and its extraordinary pupils, who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties. Workshop leader Roshi Nasehi reflects on their most recent work with us. I’m writing this blog on the tail end of an intense, varied and extremely rewarding few months…

Intern Diary: 180 Days of Summer

I know. You wish summer could be so long. Who wouldn’t daydream of sunny days, bright colours or contagious happy smiles? Although you might get a bit jealous now, believe it or not, this year I somehow had a six month summer. It started sometime in February with brochures, research, planning sessions and lovely people,…

Intern Diaries: The fine line between music and noise…

If you raised an eyebrow, thinking that you were about to be given a music theory lesson, then relax, because you’re just invited to enjoy another short ride through my musical experience. After almost two months  of interning at Spitalfields Music, I feel like I’ve finally discovered the chords of a lovely contemporary piece of…

Intern Diaries: What’s in an intern’s handbag?

It’s been more than 2 weeks since I joined the lovely Spitalfields Music team, so it was about time to invite you get a glimpse of Spitalfields Music through my looking-glass. Ready? As I don’t like silent blog posting, this time the soundtrack playing in my mind is a French song by Camille (no, not…