Guitar made by Liverpool students played on Jools Holland’s Hootenanny

A guitar designed and built with the help of Liverpool students was played on Jools Holland’s Hootenanny. Mark Flanagan, a Liverpool-born guitarist who performs with Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, used the bespoke instrument during the famous New Year’s Eve broadcast. Students in the Northern Schools Trust (Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, ...

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A unique musical experience

Professional musicians from the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra spent a day at West Derby School Liverpool in November as part of the BBC Ten Pieces coaching scheme. Over 40 musicians from Years 8 to 11 took part in a series of composition workshops based around the ‘Storm’ Interlude from Benjamin Britten’s opera ...

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Fundraising cracker

A secondary school pulled together over the festive period to present a Christmas carol concert in honour of a music teacher. Sacred Heart Catholic College in Crosby, put on a spectacular show at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral to raise money for Isabel Morison, a teacher diagnosed with a rare type of brain ...

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