MASTERWORKS 2020 | SOUND AND FURY
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Masterworks takes pupils on a creative journey, offering a fantastic opportunity for upper secondary school music pupils to experience the excitement of a live orchestra up close in concert, and to hone their listening, performing, composing and improvising skills through experiential workshops. The project is designed to open up new sound-worlds to young people, to encourage them to listen to a wider variety of genres, and to equip them with knowledge and musical tools to be more adventurous in their own compositions.
Masterworks 2020 features Anna Clyne’s Sound and Fury and Within Her Arms, conducted by Catherine Larsen-Maguire.
"FASCINATING, INFORMATIVE, AND FUN!" PUPIL, 2019
SCHOOLS’ CONCERTS 1PM – 2.15PM
The concert for S4 - 6 music pupils includes a full performance of the pieces and a guided presentation by Rachel Leach exploring themes and compositional techniques in the music. The programme links to National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher course requirements. We encourage teachers to adopt Masterworks as part of their music curriculum.
Wednesday 2 September 10am – 3pm | Inverness Eden Court
Thursday 3 September 10am – 3pm | Lammermuir Festival venue tbc
Friday 4 September 10am – 3pm | Perth Concert Hall
Rachel Leach and three SCO musicians lead a creative group composition workshop for S4 – 6 music pupils and teachers.
Explore Anna Clyne’s journey as a composer and the inspirations behind her music through videos and compositional tasks for use in the classroom. Classroom tasks will be available here from Friday 14 August 2020. Videos of the SCO demonstrating musical concepts will be available here from Monday 28 September.
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