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A collaborative, creative project for primary classes using music, movement and film making, developed as part of the SCO Wester Hailes Residency.

During a series of workshops, each class invented their own narrative and created a music and movement piece bringing together ideas from the whole group. Every child was involved in the piece, either as a musician or as part of the choreographed movement. In 2019 six classes from Clovenstone, Canal View and Sighthill Primary Schools made short films of their work.

Soundmoves Music Movies were created by P4 & P5 pupils from Clovenstone, Canal View and Sighthill Primary Schools between November 2018 and June 2019 with Matilda Brown (Composer), Ana Almeida (Music & Movement Specialist), Sandy Butler (Videographer), Aisling O'Dea (Violin), Joanna Duncan (Violin), Donald Gillan (Cello), Niamh Molloy (Cello), Harriet Davidson (Cello), William Stafford (Clarinet), and Phil Hague (Percussion). Watch all of them below:

Many thanks to Wester Hailes Education Centre, staff and parent helpers at Clovenstone, Canal View and Sighthill Primary Schools, and students from Edinburgh Napier University and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Kindly supported by

The Castansa Trust, The Robertson Trust, Paul and Clare Rooney, The Christina Mary Hendrie Trust, Mrs Rowena Goffin's Charitable Trust, Cruden Foundation, The Stevenston Charitable Trust, The Nancie Massey Charitable Trust, Geraldine Kirkpatrick Charitable Trust and Anonymous

Our Creative Learning Partner

This project was made possible by the generous support of Baillie Gifford. Their sponsorship is enabling us to reach thousands of people in communities across Scotland.