Performance

Sage Gateshead

+44 (0)191 443 4661

Sage Gateshead, Saint Mary's Square, Gateshead, United Kingdom

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Royal Northern Sinfonia, Orchestra of Sage Gateshead, is the UK’s only full-time chamber orchestra and the leading professional orchestra in the North East.

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Sage Gateshead offers a wide choice of courses and workshops for the community, young people and schools.

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Schools and Early Years Join in with Music

If you work with children and young people, we have something to support your curriculum and enrich your music culture. Our wide range of activities are delivered in schools and settings across the region as well as at Sage Gateshead and are available for all ages, abilities and Key Stages.

If you are interested in a one-off experience or a long-term partnership, we can help you get the very most from music.

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North-East England

Sage Gateshead is an international home for music and musical discovery, bringing about a widespread and long-term enrichment of the musical life of the North East of England.

Our inclusive approach enables all our performance, learning and participation programmes to be constantly inspired and supported by each other.


North Music Trust

Sage Gateshead and all aspects of its work regionally, nationally and internationally are managed and programmed by North Music Trust. Our unique management structure ensures that all aspects of our artistic programme – performance, learning and participation – are closely linked with each other.

Our team work to this Mission:

  • To entertain, involve and inspire each and every person we meet through engagement with outstanding music and creative events.

With the following Values:

  • We value all kinds of music equally, and are committed to including, inspiring and encouraging everyone through our programmes of performance and participation, learning and training;
  • We are passionate about offering the best experience for all who work and play here, together building an invigorating, inspirational environment
  • We aspire to be pioneers at the forefront of innovation and excellence, enthusiastically embracing new work, new trends and new thinking
  • We aim for the greatest possible inclusion in the way we build meaningful relationships through shared experiences and creative journeys
  • We are proud to use our national and international positioning to create new social, creative and economic opportunities for our region and for the communities we exist to serve

Grand Union Orchestra (GUO)

+44 (0)20 8981 1551

St Margaret's House, London, United Kingdom

London

The Grand Union Orchestra has been the acknowledged pioneer and leading exponent of cross-cultural music making in the UK for over 30 years.

Once memorably described as ‘making cultural diversity an art-form’, it continues to blaze a trail unrivalled by any other organisation.

In the light of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, it is more important than ever to bring people of all ages and cultures together to create work that reflects and responds to our country’s ever-growing diversity, creating unity and healing division.

Corps of Army Music (CAMUS)

+44 (0)20 8744 8642

Kneller Hall, Kneller Road, Twickenham TW2 7DU, United Kingdom

London

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The provision of military music for the British Army is provided by the 22 bands in the Corps of Army Music and 19 Army Reserve bands.

These bands are based throughout the UK and tour widely to support the Armed Forces wherever they serve.

Marching Bands

Marching band is the most recognisable face of military music. This very image of military music is matched by the ability of the bands within the Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) to perform on the march.

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Wind Bands

The Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) has wind bands ranging in size from 35 to 64 personnel. With the ability to perform concerts at venues around the world, supplying traditional and heritage music.

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Brass Bands

The Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) has three full-time professional brass bands. The brass bands are based in the North-West, the Midlands and South Wales.

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Mounted Band

The Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) 64-piece mounted band giving it the capability to produce a full Symphonic wind band. This is the largest band in the British Army.

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Rock and Pop Bands

The Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) has formed three Specialist Contemporary Bands who perform Modern Rock, Pop and Jazz music.

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String Orchestra

The Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) has a 24-piece String Orchestra based in London. The orchestra supports major events around the world.

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Russell Scott Entertainment Limited

+44 (0)84 4567 6896

5 Elstree Gate, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 1JD UK

East of England

Russell Scott has been in the music industry professionally for over 30 years working in the worlds of Classical and Musical Theatre. He is not only an accomplished singer, but also a Vocal Coach, Producer and Director.

Russell leads an enormously busy life as a versatile performer, director and producer with a Musical Theatre background, having achieved much success in the cross-over of genres. Music is his passion and he is committed to finding and developing new musical talent, giving opportunity to those with the ability and dedication to succeed.

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Hackney Empire

+44 (0)20 8510 4500

Hackney Empire, Mare Street, London, United Kingdom

London

Hackney Empire is a venue for live music, comedy and variety in the East End of London.

Hackney Empire offers plenty of ways to get involved:

  • Hackney Empire Community Choir
  • Youth Forum
  • School and College Programme
  • Elders Group
  • Artist Development Programme (ADP)
  • Hackney Village
  • Alter Ego

Their flagship pioneering creative learning programmes are developing the next generation of artists.

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Royal Albert Hall

+44 (0)20 7589 3203

Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College Road, London, United Kingdom

The Royal Albert Hall has been hosting the world’s leading figures in music, dance, sport and politics since opening in 1871.

Over 1.7 million people enjoy live experiences here every year with millions more experiencing our events through broadcasts, recordings and new media channels.

The Hall is a registered charity held in trust for the nation’s benefit.

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

+44 (0)141 552 0909

City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Formed in 1935 and based at Glasgow’s City Halls since 2006, the BBC SSO is Scotland’s national broadcasting orchestra and performs throughout Scotland, the UK and abroad.

It maintains a busy schedule of broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Television and online.

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St John’s Smith Square

+44 (0) 20 7222 1061

St John’s Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA

A unique music venue in central London and a masterpiece of English Baroque architecture, St John’s was designed and built by Thomas Archer and has survived fire, lightning, bomb plots and the Blitz.

The beauty of the building is matched by an exceptional acoustic and from its restoration as both church and concert hall in the late 1960s, St John’s has presented some of the finest classical talent in a programme featuring choirs, chamber orchestras and period instrument groups.

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Southbank Centre

+44 (0)20 3879 9555

Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX, UK

Southbank Centre is a world-famous, multi-venue arts centre in London, with a dynamic year-round festivals programme and an inclusive ethos.

Southbank Centre is the UK’s largest arts centre, founded with the Festival of Britain in 1951. It’s a place where people experience world-class art and culture that stimulates, inspires, educates and amazes.

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Mahogany Opera Group

+44 (0)20 3111 1940

12 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

Mahogany Opera is a dynamic, innovative and creative opera company providing a platform on which young people can discover, experiment and perform.

We give children the extraordinary experience of working alongside professionals, helping to remove the preconceptions of opera as grand and exclusive and making it part of familiar life.

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European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO)

+44 (0)20 7235 7671

6A Pont Street, London SW1X 9EL, United Kingdom

The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) is one of the world’s pre-eminent symphony orchestras.

Described by the UK Guardian as having ‘gripping, exhilaratingly good orchestral playing, surging with energy, laser-sharp focus and collective daring… [with] a technical prowess that is downright terrifying’, and by EU commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as ‘the best possible ambassador for the European Union’, it has provided an exceptional bridge between music colleges and the professional music world for generations of Europe’s finest musicians since its foundation in 1976.

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St Cecilia’s Hall

+44 131 650 2600

St. Cecilia's Hall, The University of Edinburgh, 50 Niddry Street, Edinburgh, UK

St. Cecilia’s Hall is the oldest purpose-built concert hall in Scotland, house of one the world’s most important collections of historic musical instruments.

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO)

+44 (0)131 557 6800

4 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland, UK

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is one of Scotland’s five National Performing Arts Companies, and is internationally recognised for its innovative approach to music-making and programme planning.

Formed in 1974 with a commitment to serve the Scottish community, it is also one of Scotland’s foremost cultural ambassadors.

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Finchcocks Charity

+44 (0)1892 523203

51 Frant Road, Tunbridge Wells TN2 5LE, UK

An extraordinary collection of early keyboard instruments housed within an architectural marvel!

Finchcocks Charity was founded by the now closed Finchcocks Musical Museum to support performance, restoration and maintenance of period keyboard instruments and now is responsible for the remaining core collection of instruments of the museum.

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Kaufman Music Center

+1 (0)212 501 3300

129 West 67th Street, NY, New York 10023, USA

Kaufman Music Center is New York’s go-to place for music education and performance.

MISSION
Kaufman Music Center stimulates appreciation of and participation in music through music performance and education in ways that awaken creativity, advance innovation and create a sense of wonder among performers, students, teachers and the public at large.

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Regent Hall

+44 (0)207 367 4500

Oxford Street, London, UK

The Regent Hall is a Salvation Army centre on London’s Oxford Street.

It is one of the oldest centres in London, having been founded by the founder of the army, William Booth, in 1882. The church is known as the “Rink”, because it was formerly a skating rink. The hall is known for its music, both for its own brass band, which tours internationally, its high-standard choral music, and as a venue for visiting artists.

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Handel & Hendrix in London

+44 (0)20 7495 1685

25 Brook Street, London W1K, UK

Our mission is to promote knowledge, awareness and enjoyment of Handel and his music to as wide a public audience as possible.

We strive to inspire, educate and inform through the interpretation of the Georgian house at 25 Brook Street, where Handel lived and composed for 36 years, through live music performances, educational and outreach activities and collecting, exhibiting and interpreting objects related to Handel’s life and works.

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Pulse Arts

Poole Road, London, UK

We are professional musicians with a specialism in Music in Health who believe the offer of music to patients, family members and staff can have a positive impact on well-being.

We work with a range of partners, including NHS trusts, hospital charities, local authorities, music hubs and arts funders to develop long-term programmes in healthcare settings.  We integrate music into the patient experience to cultivate a ‘culture of music’. We develop positive and professional relationships with hospital staff and respond sensitively to challenging situations, often being asked by staff and parents to play whilst they are carrying out medical procedures.

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Steinway Hall New York

+1 (0)212 246 1100

1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States

The legacy of New York City’s Steinway Hall is long and storied.

For a century and a half, the floors of Steinway Hall—which has lived in three distinct locations throughout its existence—have rung with the footsteps of some of the greatest names in piano history. They’ve also welcomed countless lesser-known artists, students, composers, teachers, parents, children, critics, researchers, technicians, and tourists.

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Steinway Hall London

+44 (0)20 7487 3391

44 Marylebone Lane, London, United Kingdom

Steinway Hall, London is the main centre for Steinway & Sons UK.

Our first London showroom was established on Wigmore Street in 1875. Today, we reside not far away on Marylebone Lane. Here we house our piano showroom and Hall of Fame, recital room, practice facilities and administrative offices.