Due to the success of this project in the last two years, we are once again recruiting primary schools to take part in our Staffordshire schools’ song-writing project, Create with Camerata, in partnership with Stafford Music Service. The year 2020 will be the 80th Anniversary of the film Fantasia being released, and with the film’s focus on famous pieces of orchestral music and the use of mixed media, we have decided to use this film as the basis for the project theme. Each KS2 primary school class that gets involved with the project will receive a half-day workshop in their scho... Read More

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  • Collaboration with the Montenegro Summer Camp for Chamber Music

    Nestled in the heart of Lovcen National Park, a chamber music camp takes place every year, inviting musicians from Montenegro and across Europe to come together and share musical practices and ideas. Over 7 days the musicians rehearse in various chamber groups, performing a variety of styles and composers. The camp welcomes musicians of all standards and invites professional musicians as mentors for the musicians. Manchester Camerata had the pleasure of taking part in the 2019 edition of the Chamber Music Camp, where we delivered a series of music-making workshops and Naomi Atherton, princ... Read More

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  • Classically Yours

    ‘Let’s Dance’ performance at Withernsea High School

    Congratulations to everyone who performed alongside Manchester Camerata in the Classically Yours finale concert! Our ‘Fiesta’ concert took place at Withernsea High School on Wednesday 17 July, where members of the orchestra were joined by pupils from Withernsea High School and Patrington, Burton Pidsea, Keyingham and Withernsea Primary Schools to perform the piece their new composition ‘Let’s Dance’. The young people composed the lyrics and melodies over a series of creative music making workshops which began in September 2018 with musicians and artists from Camerata in the Communit... Read More

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