Micaela Schmitz and Kate Fawcett have recently been working a project pairing students from a Vale of Evesham special school with Simon de Montfort mainstream school to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Evesham and the commemoration of the first world war. Funding was received from Worcestershire County Council, Wychavon District Council Community Grants Fund and Evesham Town Council.
When Worcestershire Early Music evolved from Worcestershire Arts Education in 2009 Barbara Dunn and Micaela Schmitz started the Bromsgrove Junior Waits programme at Parkside Middle School with taster workshops at various Worcestershire schools. The Junior Waits performed at the school and at Avoncroft Museum of Buildings and at a fundraising garden party. Continue reading “Bromsgrove Junior Waits”
Alan Smith from Worcestershire Arts Education, Cathy Dew, Micaela Schmitz and Andrew Watts founded the Worcester Waits, an early music ensemble for students aged 10 to 16. The group practised at Blessed Edward Oldcorne School and, in addition to playing their main instruments, the members all sang, danced and learned to play a range of new instruments. Continue reading “Worcester Waits In 2007”