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DrumandBrass

Music organisation Drum and Brass is part of the local and national conversation about community music and inclusion. Based in Leicester and Cumbria we have a vision to change the world by doing music differently. These podcasts spotlight the voices of people involved - music practitioners, learners, supporters and partners. To find out more, visit our website www.drumandbrass.co.uk read less
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SOUNDS OF... KIZ
Mar 14 2022
SOUNDS OF... KIZ
Hello and welcome to Sounds of…  a podcast created by Drum and Brass, with the support of Arts Council England, in which we explore the impact of art and music on our lives.  Drum and Brass is a Community Interest Company whose mission is “To Do Music Differently”.More details and tickets for the event at Curve are available here:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/doing-music-differently-tickets-237430108847?aff=ebdssbdestsearchOn March 26th we are holding a day of workshops, discussions and networking at Curve Theatre in Leicester called "Doing Music Differently"  Through this event we aim to bring together the ideas and energy of musicians, educators and community groups to tackle the lack of diversity in the UK's orchestras, bands and ensembles. In this episode John Sinclair talks to Kiz -  a trauma informed Hip Hop Therapy facilitator - who is running a workshop at the “Doing Music Differently” conference.  Kiz  teaches people to use tools to boost their mood and leave them with a creative buzz.  Thank you for listening and if you have enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and you will hear about the next episode as soon as it drops.  And do take a look around the Drum and Brass website – www.drumandbrass.co.uk to find out about our many other projects.Our special thanks go to Kiz from hiphophealsuk, to our funding partners - Arts Council England - to our producer and presenter John Sinclair and to you for listening today.  Drum and Brass -putting the community in music and doing music differently.
SOUNDS OF... NO BARS ORCHESTRA
Feb 20 2022
SOUNDS OF... NO BARS ORCHESTRA
Hello and welcome to Sounds of…  a podcast created by Drum and Brass, with the support of Arts Council England, in which we explore the impact of art and music on our lives.  In today’s episode John Sinclair talks to Davina Vencatasamy, Helen Butterfield and two music students about the newly formed No_Bars Orchestra, set up by Helen Butterfield and the Woodgate Resources Centre with the support of Drum and Brass, Armonia Music and the Leicester Music HubWe hear Davina and Helen talk about the central aim of the orchestra which is to be truly inclusive - inviting people of all ages, all abilities and all backgrounds to join in and play.  Helen talks about a partnership which she has formed between the No_Bars Orchestra and the Leicester Symphony Orchestra leading to a special event when members of the No_Bars Orchestra will play at Leicester’s DeMontfort Hall as part of Leicester Symphony Orchestra’s concert programme on March 5th.Thank you for listening and if you have enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and you will hear about the next episode as soon as it drops.  And do take a look around the Drum and Brass website – www.drumandbrass.co.uk to find out about our many other projects.Our special thanks go to our guests Davina Vencatasamy, Helen Butterfield and two music students from the No_Bars Orchestra, to our funding partners - Arts Council England - to our producer, our technical support John Sinclair and to you for listening today.  Drum and Brass -putting music in the community, the community in music and Doing Music Differently.