Kate Fawcett, Henrick Persson, Micaela Schmitz and Andy Watts ran a four day project at the Worcester Guildhall in 2008 for young string players. In 2009 and 2010 this was extended to reed players and a chamber choir and the performances included concerti by Handel, Vivaldi and Albinoni as well as Playford dances. Continue reading “Baroque Orchestra Projects”
To coincide with the marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton, Micaela Schmitz, Kate Fawcett and Michelle Holloway ran a ten week programme with Lickey End First School, St Barnabas Middle School and Simon de Montfort Middle School. The project culminated in a showcase including music composed by the students, original early music and a drama around the marriage of Mary Tudor to King Philip of Spain. Funding was received from Worcestershire County Council and Wychavon District Council Community Fund.
Our work in seven residential care homes across Worcestershire and in two day care settings for young people with complex needs, began with a very successful pilot project in 2014.
We then devised a programme of interactive singing, playing instruments and gentle movement, all with an element of Early Music. Continue reading “Hear My Voice project Spring-Summer 2015”