Schools and Teachers

Primary

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Orkney Peedie Schools Orchestra

In June 2013, for the second year running, all of the pupils in Orkney's smallest schools came together to form a 65-strong orchestra in a creative music project delivered by SCO Connect in partnership with Orkney Island's Council.
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SCO Connect Primary School Residency

SCO Connect is thrilled to be delivering a two year residency at Sunnyside Primary School in Glasgow which began in September 2013. This residency aims to embed the Orchestra in the life and community of Sunnyside Primary School.
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Flodden 500 - Fletcher's Ballad

September 9 2013 marked the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden. The battle was a national tragedy that led to the death of 15,000 Scots and English soldiers, 100 noblemen and the Scottish King, James IV.
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SCO VIBE

SCO VIBE is a new fusion band led by internationally renowned animateur and guitarist Paul Griffiths, open to young musicians aged 11-18 living in Edinburgh.  Influenced by the group members and the musical styles that they love, the band meets in the holidays to work wi
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Count me in!

Count me in is the SCO’s new interactive project that gives your P6 & P7 pupils the opportunity to learn about maths whilst enjoying world class live performances from the SCO Brass players. 
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Musical Mondays

Musical Mondays are informative, fun and interactive music and art workshops for classes of primary school students.

Secondary

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Gauche the Cellist

Students from Saltersgate School in Dalkeith have been working with SCO Connect fellow, composer Shiori Usui, and SCO players on a collaborative project about a Japanese girl, her cello and some unexpected friends.
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Flodden 500 - Fletcher's Ballad

September 9 2013 marks the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden. The battle was a national tragedy that led to the death of 15,000 Scots and English soldiers, 100 noblemen and the Scottish King, James IV.
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SCO VIBE

SCO VIBE is a new fusion band led by internationally renowned animateur and guitarist Paul Griffiths, open to young musicians aged 11-18 living in Edinburgh.  Influenced by the group members and the musical styles that they love, the band meets in the holidays to work wi
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Masterworks 2014

Photograph © Hans Strand SCO Connect's flagship project for Standard and Higher Grade students puts established classics and contemporary music under the microscope, reaching secondary schools throughout Scotland every year.

Teachers

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Bring Your Class to a Concert 13/14

Do you want to introduce your pupils to the thrill of live music? Experience the full force of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra performing live with a concert trip in 2013/14. We've made it easier for teachers to bring classes to 70 SCO Season concerts throughout Scotland.