Projects

World Of Song, Bromley Youth Music Trust

Living Song is leading on the World Of Song with an SEN focus for the Bromley Youth Music Trust this year. The musical director, plus a number of young artists from the NewYVC Unite programme will teach on a series of teacher trainings and school based and cluster rehearsals, culminating in a performance in early July 2017.

Speak Out! Sing Out! Anti-Bullying Awareness through Music & Literacy

Speak Out! Anti-bullying playAnti-bullying awareness Speak Out! Sing Out!: an innovative, creative, one-day workshop devised through Living Song. We work with a whole class, or group, yr 5, 6, or 7 to compose a song collaboratively, developing language of emotional literacy. This special day has been extended to East London schools after its popular success in Waltham Forest for the past two years.

£985 early bird offer BOOK NOW!
If you book and confirm before the end of June 2015

Who is this workshop for?

  • Yr 5, 6, or 7 pupils
  • Teachers for their CPD

How much will it cost?

£1230 per school, this includes:

  • 3 artists working with one class for the day
  • A copy of the anti-bullying song written by the children and professionally recorded
  • Resources for teachers.

How to apply:

Contact Living Song to book your date between Sept and Dec 2015. Your school will be invoiced for a deposit of £50 to secure the date.

Click here to download Sing Out! Anti-Bullying Awareness through Music & Literacy workshop leaflet.

Speak Out! Sing Out! Anti-Bullying Awareness through Music & Literacy workshop overview

This is a one-day workshop specifically developed for all pupils with a particular emphasis on nurture groups and children who are at risk of being bullied, or who use bullying behaviour. It also Read more »

Speak Out! Sing Out! Anti bullying through song writing project – Rokeby Boys school

Speak Out! Sing Out! is an innovative, creative, one day workshop devised through Living Song in preparation for Anti Bullying awareness building in primary and secondary schools. We work with a whole class, or group, KS2 and 3 to compose a song collaboratively, developing language of emotional literacy. On Weds 19th Nov, Linton Bennett, Amina Gichinga, Georgia Thorpe, and Jane Wheeler worked with 25 boys from across yr 7 – 10 at Rokeby Boys School to create an new song in this way. Watch this space to hear the recording. Read more »

World Voice programme, British Council

From Barranquilla, ColombiaJane Wheeler of Living Song is proud to be a vocal leader on the World Voice programme. This is is a musical cultural exchange focusing on a mode of expression that children from all backgrounds and cultures are familiar with and enjoy – song. The project involves highly-skilled vocal leaders working with teachers and pupils to offer a unique and lively range of approaches and techniques to deliver singing, which it is hoped will inspire them to use song throughout the school day. The visits are complemented by British Council engagement with key stakeholders in each country, lobbying for recognition of the power and value of singing as a core part of every child’s education. Read more »

NewYVC (New Young Voice Collective) – A case study

Jane Wheeler at William Ellis SchoolNew YVC is a dynamic choir of 10-18 year olds who are resident at Stratford Circus, led by musical directors Jane Wheeler and Pam Hulme. Stratford Circus, in partnership with Living Song, successfully bid for funding from Youth Music and Newham Music Hub to support the development of this choir over a 2 year period.

The primary aim of this funded project is to establish a world class youth choir, recognised for excellence, innovation and inclusion, developing singing skills, confidence and leadership skills through the pursuit of musical excellence. Read more »