Darwen & Blackburn Music Service Bands go on Tour!
The Big Band recieved a standing ovation at the Aberdeen Festival & The Steel Band had a great response playing at various venues on the South Coast this summer 2012
GRADE 1 INTERNAL EXAMS 2012
7% received PASS
67% received MERIT
30% received DISTINCTION
Rockfest 7 was held at Pleckgate High School Friday 29th June. It was another great success.
Here are just some of the bands that played.......
Another great concert was the Borough Keyboard Concert, held on Wednesday 28th March, hosted by St. Paul's RCP Feniscowles.
We had 30 players from 12 schools, watched by over 150 people !!
A BIG THANKS TO ALL WHO MADE THE BOROUGH GUITAR CONCERT
WED. 29th FEB. 2012 SUCH A GREAT SUCCESS !!
Over 100 people enjoyed listening to pupils from 9 schools
all playing at Ashleigh Primary School
Click on the link below to listen to a track from the concert !!
Blackburn with Darwen Music and Arts Service is committed to providing a comprehensive music education service to all schools in the Borough. Our vision is that everyone involved in music education in the borough will work together to provide the framework and focus needed to deliver a universal music education to all young people where they can take an active part in high quality music making.
We are working towards:
- A culture of inclusive provision for all
- Excellent in-service provision and support for teaching staff and other providers
- Provision of high quality and cost effective services for any young person who wishes to engage in music activities
- Develop opportunities for young people to perform in Borough-wide ensembles
- All musical cultures and forms being valued
We will do this by:
Creating opportunities at all levels in which our young people can develop their musical skills in a nurturing atmosphere of support and challenge in ensembles which broaden their experience and help them grow in confidence as musicians, developing not only their musical ability but their confidence as young people committed to working together for a common goal.