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Welcome to the Music Education Partnership: North Somerset

Welcome to your window on North Somerset’s youth music making.  This is your ‘one stop’ shop to all you need to support young people’s engagement with music.

By exploring the site through the Young People’s and Families Zone or the Schools and Settings Zone, you should quickly find what you are looking for or be pointed in the right direction.

Don’t forget to keep an eye on this Home Page to see what is on the horizon and what people are talking about!

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Clevedon Centre Auditions

Autitions for NSCYM Clevedon Centre will be held at Castlewood, Clevedon on 4th July.  If you would like to audition, please click here to download the audition letter then complete and return the slip on the bottom.

BBC Music Day: North Somerset Virtual Youth Orchestra 2016!

Budding young musicians from schools across North Somerset contribute to a mega Virtual Youth Orchestra recording of Toreador’s Song and Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen for the BBC Music Day!

Anyone of school age who could make a sound on an instrument was invited to practice a suitable part for their instrument of the two famous pieces by Bizet.  Then they recorded themselves playing and send it to the North Somerset Music Service.  All of the individual recordings were combined to create an enormous virtual orchestra.  Recordings were submitted from children who had only had 6 lessons, through to those that have been playing for many years.

Have a listen to all the recordings layered upon each other!  The track begins with the Toreadors Song and then moves on to Habanera.

Alternatively click here to listen.

Recordings came from children attending All Saints East Clevedon, Backwell Junior, Castle Batch, Churchill, Christ Church, Golden Valley, High Down Junior, Mary Elton, Northleaze, St Francis, St John the Evangelist, St Nicholas Chantry, St Peters, St Joseph’s, St Marks, Winscombe, Wraxall, Wrington, Yatton and Yeo Moor Primary Schools.  In addition pupils of Backwell, Churchill, Clevedon, Gordano, Nailsea, Priory, St Katherine’s, Worle Secondary Schools and Weston College sent in recordings of themselves playing the music they had been sent.

This project is helping the vast number of young musicians in North Somerset to begin interacting as a ‘community’ and helping them learn about the opportunities for playing together that already exist.  Although this project is very much about ‘quantity’, hopefully having been involved many young musicians will want to join some of the excellent ‘quality’ youth ensembles that are available in North Somerset.

Christmas Carol Competition 2016

Click here to download the Christmas Carol Competition entry form. Please note, entries need to be submitted before 3 October 2016.