Our Golden Thread for this year's Young Leaders Camp is 'Music so Powerful it Influences Change' We've been exploring this idea in a myriad of different ways throughout the camp; by supporting leadership in our music sectionals, analysing video clips of both ourselves and others, by discussing what a powerful performance might look like and exploring how we can harness our
This week our mantra is – ‘Making music so powerful, it influences change.’ Kieran (trumpet), Eric (bassoon) and David (double bass) have been chatting with us during our afternoon of games about what this means to them. How do we produce powerful Music? Kieran: 'Practising hard and making everyone else.... I don't know how to put it...' Eric: '...Like work
Melek joins us from our Welsh programme Codi’r To which translates as Raise the Roof. This is her first Sistema England Young Leaders Camp and we caught up with her on Thursday to find out more about her tuba playing back home in North Wales. Diolch yn fawr i Melek am siarad a ni!
"Hi I’m Melek and I’m 11 years old and I live in Bangor which is in North Wales. When we were all in year 3 we had try outs of lots of different instruments and we were asked which instrument we wanted to play. I really wanted to play the tuba so I got
Today we caught up with Diamond [oboist from the Nucleo project] to see how he was enjoying this year’s Young Leaders camp and to hear more about his chosen instrument. "I’ve been playing the oboe for over one year but not for much longer than that so I’m quite happy with the progress I’ve made.
This week our mantra is – ‘Making music so powerful, it influences change.’ Yabsirra [double bass], Lily [oboe] and Miecha [violin] from the Nucleo project have been chatting with us during their lunch break about what this means to them. What can we say with our music? Lily: You can express your feelings, emotions and thoughts! Yabsirra:
This week our mantra is - 'Making music so powerful, it influences change.' Each day we will be picking apart the elements of the sentence and truly exploring what this means! Jess, [Cello], Elhana, [Viola], Kayleigh [Cello] and Courtney [Violin] from Norwich Sistema have been chatting with Kaisle during their lunch break, and also have taken some funny pictures
“The energy and the vibe that we get off each other during the camp just energises us and motivates us to keep going, no matter what the challenges are. That’s what’s great about Sistema England.” Simi, Cellist, In Harmony Lambeth, Sistema England Young Leader We are delighted to announce that the Sistema England Young Leaders
‘The summer camp was an amazing experience for all our new and current Young Leaders. Throughout the week the kids were able to go beyond the normal expectations of them.’ Teacher For a week in August 2016 at Shrewsbury School, 60 young musicians, 30 staff and 7 mentors gathered to take the Sistema England Young Leaders
The 2016 Young Leaders Camp included a visit to Longborough Festival Opera, in its post-season, and its idyllic surrounds. The Young Leaders met, played for, listened to and conversed with two of the great artists of our time, baritone Roderick Williams and violinist Nicola Benedetti, hosted by Martin Graham, whose pep talk was food for the
It was tipping it down with rain when the Young Leaders arrived at St Leonard’s Church in Malinslee for a performance that would celebrate their week of intensive music-making in Shrewsbury. In they packed, meeting and giving stickers to members of the In Harmony Telford Nucleo Orchestra, which was preparing to rehearse. The church is