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Secondary School Projects

StageSong - KS 4+5

Learning the craft of writing songs for musicals

Mentored by professional composer/lyricists, the 6 week project provides an inspiring context for music coursework, as well as a vocational focus.  Students see a West End musical and write songs or their own mini-musical inspired by the show.  A selection of their songs are showcased at a London theatre by professional singers, critiqued by a distinguished panel of composers, performers and critics. StageSong includes a Skills Share Day just for teachers and a resource pack with a DVD to support the in-depth workshop programme. 

'The whole project has been a truly valuable and inspiring opportunity for the students. They still can't stop talking about it.  As a result these students have now opted to take GCSE music next year.' Lyndsay Gillot, Park High School

'I enjoyed everything, the whole experience of making and performing our own music and lyrics.  I'm not happy that I can't do this every day for the rest of my life.'  Students from Plumstead Manor

'The students loved working with a dynamic professional who was very hands-on and flexible, and the showcase at the end was a fantastic experience for them.'
Michael Humphrey, Hendon School

Cost: £450 for 6 x 2 hour workshops, the INSET day and resources, plus £8 a ticket.  Alternatively, teachers wishing to attend the INSET only can do so for £75.

For full programme description click here.

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stagesong is generously supported by
The Noël Coward FoundationR&H Theatricals Europe and Josef Weinberger Ltd. 

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