Aidan Chamberlain is an Assistant Professor of Music at the Academy for the Performing Arts, part of the University of Trinidad and Tobago. He teaches brass at the academy, performs with the facuty ensemble and is involved with a number of school music programmes. Aidan[...]
We look at how one primary school in the north-east of England was supported in encouraging even more children to pick up an instrument and make music.
On Friday 7th December WMG Ambassador, Darren Lea visited Grange Farm Primary School in Coventry to introduce 2 classes of KS1 students to brass instruments.
Nearly 50 years ago I was lucky enough to go to a Junior School where the Deputy Head decided to pass on his love of brass playing by starting a brass band. I joined the band and loved it – and that opportunity shaped my life. I started conducting and adjudicating, did a degree[...]