Community collaboration

We place local people at the heart of an orchestral project: supporting them to create relevant orchestral events with a significant role in the project design.

Find out more about some of our recent projects collaborating with communities...

Classically Yours

Classically Yours set out to engage communities across the East Riding of Yorkshire by addressing the inequalities of opportunity to access high quality live orchestral music. In May 2019 we were awarded the RPS Music Award for Audiences and Engagement in recognition of the success of this project.

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Small groups of dancers perform between round tables of audience members with an orchestra behind on stage

Create Yarmouth

Create Yarmouth is a rolling orchestral strategy in Great Yarmouth which aims to engage young people and adults in inspirational music events, skills-development and creative projects.

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Orchestra in concert in the Drill Hall

Love Stories

Love Stories, is a digital audio trail that takes listeners on a journey through the recently restored South Cliff Gardens. It features real-life love stories with music created with and performed by the people who experienced them.

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Workshop participants in South Cliff Gardens, Scarborough

Darlington Hippodrome Partnership

Following the extensive refurbishment of Darlington Hippodrome in 2017, we worked with local stakeholders to devise a new way to embed orchestral activity to help build and broaden audiences, while sharing skills and helping to develop the town’s cultural infrastructure.

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An orchestra on stage made up of participants and professional musicians, with a saxophone soloist at the front.

Create Space

Create Space is our strand of work bringing local communities together through the power of technology and the arts.

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