HMDT Music News

Future Doves

HMDT Music has created Future Doves, a new project this term for its Saturday Programme, with support from Snape Maltings through their Friday Afternoons Project Fund. The project has involved 300 students from all across our Saturday programme; Fledglings, CYMH and I Can Sing! (ICS!), tasking them with responding to the song cycle Seasons and Charms, the Friday Afternoons […]

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Music Treehouse: An exciting new music project for Students with SEN/D

When? Saturdays at 1:00pm – 3:30pm Where? Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, E8 What? Students will work with specially trained musicians and a music therapist to have fun creating music using a range of instruments and resources. How much? Music Treehouse is FREE Music Treehouse is a two year project that will run on Saturdays for […]

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TIME: Testing Impact and Measuring Effect

Thanks to a generous grant from Paul Hamlyn Foundation, TIME enables us to work closely with Queen Eleanor’s Primary Academy in Northampton to both help develop their use of creativity and the arts across the curriculum and measure the impact of our methodology in embedding the arts, using skills development and performance projects.  

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Trench Brothers Lancashire

Following the success of our First World War project, Trench Brothers, which focusses on the contributions and achievements of ethnic minority soldiers, we are delighted to be expanding the project to Lancashire. Working in partnership with the Heritage Learning Team of Lancashire County Council, Trench Brothers will be delivered in local primary schools supported by a new interactive […]

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We’ll Meet Again – Secondary School Students Commemorate the Second World War

We’ll Meet Again commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the Second World War, with performances and Art Exhibitions by Year 7 students from eight Secondary schools in Norfolk and The Midlands. On 17 March 2016, over 200 students came together from across the country to perform We’ll Meet Again a new work comprising world premieres of new song-cycle commissions by […]

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20th Anniversary Fundraising dinner and concert

On Wednesday Evening, HMDT Music held a dinner and concert in the Parliament Chamber of the Inner Temple to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. Guests enjoyed performances from our patrons Natalie Clein and Julian Joseph, and students from the JJJA finished off the evening in style. The evening raised around £8,500 towards our 20th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign, which […]

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Celebrating 20 Years

HMDT Music, twice winner of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Education (2004 and 2008), is a leader in developing inspiring arts projects, which support other areas of learning. Working with world class artists and leading experts, HMDT increases access to high quality musical experiences by commissioning new performance works, developing resources, creating enduring […]

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Music and Literacy Project at Abbeyfield School with Shlomo

Over the past term HMDT Music has been working with Abbeyfield School in Northampton on a Music and Literacy project. This project saw three groups of year 7s working with the world renowned beat-boxer Shlomo to create their own pieces of work ready for performance at the end of their 5 day project. The project […]

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Trench Brothers visit Parliament

Heritage Lottery Fund’s Understanding WW1 Event Trench Brothers made a great impact at Heritage Lottery Fund’s Understanding WW1 event at the Houses of Parliament yesterday, after which local MP David Burrows tweeted that the puppets were the star attraction! HMDT Music’s Creative Director Tertia Sefton-Green and Projects Coordinator Helen Kelly are pictured with David Burrows […]

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Private music lessons from HMDT Music

HMDT now offers individual instrumental or vocal lessons either on Saturday afternoons in Hackney or in your home. To find out more click here

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