Weʼre raising £2,000 to rehearse and record a choir of 90 children for a charity single to raise awareness of young people suffering from conflict and hardship.
- London, UK
- 22 days to go
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A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 90 children aged 9-13 years to rehearse and record a charity record entitled Stand!, singing alongside musicians from across pop, soul, jazz, world and classical music.
They will perform in Stand!, a charity record with orchestral backing by London Mozart Players. They will record in the world famous AIR Lyndhurst Studios in Hampstead, London on Sunday, June 24th.
They will feature in the official music video directed and produced by MOBO award-winning director Reece Proctor.
They will be part of a children’s choir from schools across the UK and 100 children from schools and refugee camps in Jordan
They will rehearse with Julie Edwards, Director of Learning and Participation for Harmony Action Through the Arts, receive a Sing for Stand! T shirt to wear in the recording studio and be provided with lunch, drinks and snacks throughout the day.
Objectives of Stand!
Create a new song that will resonate with people in diverse, wide-ranging communities all over the world.
Draw attention to the serious global issue of young people who have been affected by conflict, hardship or physical disabilities
Draw young people together from different cultures of the world to perform through the common language of music
Engage schools and community groups worldwide, developing their own musical skills by learning and performing the song
Saturday June 23rd 10.30am-4.30pm, Tennet Hall, Watford Grammar School for Girls, Lady’s Close, Watford, Herts WD18 0AE
Sunday June 24th Air Studios 10am-1pm. Air Studios, Lyndhurst Hall, Lyndhurst Road, Hampstead, London NW3 5NG
For more information please visit www.englishmusicacademy.co.uk or call Sam O’Shaughnessy, Administrator & Event Co-ordinator on 01306 508060 or email email@example.com
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Paul is a professional musician working with many of the UK’s leading orchestras. He has recorded many soundtracks including Batman, Chicken Run and Lord of the Rings He is Music Director of one of UK’s finest brass bands, Regent Brass and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music
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