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Southampton: A Musical Odyssey at Mayflower Theatre
Mar
6
7:00 pm19:00

Southampton: A Musical Odyssey at Mayflower Theatre

'A Musical Odyssey' presented by Southampton Music Hub in partnership with Mayflower Theatre.

Set sail for an epic evening of entertainment as over 600 young musicians from across Southampton commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Ship: a pioneering journey which created connections that changed the world.

Led by Southampton Music Hub, in collaboration with Mayflower Theatre, and hosted by Soweto Kinch, the evening will feature musical performances from bands and orchestras of all different shapes and sizes from across the City of Southampton and celebrate the life-changing power of music, including, the premiers of Mayflower 400 inspired projects  Big Sing: The Journey and Symphony 400: The Voyage

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Messy + Noisy: An Exciting New Paint Drumming Experience
Feb
23
10:00 am10:00

Messy + Noisy: An Exciting New Paint Drumming Experience

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Messy + Noisy is an exciting new paint drumming experience from Southampton Music Hub: bringing families and communities together to make a whole lot of mess and noise — sorry — art and music!

Open to families of all shapes and sizes, from the young to the young at heart, at each workshop the Southampton Music Hub team will help everyone learn new drumming skills — turning hits in to huge pieces of art.

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Free Percussion Taster Session
Feb
9
1:00 pm13:00

Free Percussion Taster Session

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A free workshop for new, and aspiring, percussion players — tuned and untuned — interested in making music with others.

This workshop is aimed at children in year two and above who are interested in exploring the range of percussion that is available, whether they already have music lessons or are a complete beginner. A pair of drumsticks will be useful but not essential.

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"It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" with Southampton Youth Concert Sinfonia (SYCS)
Dec
8
7:00 pm19:00

"It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" with Southampton Youth Concert Sinfonia (SYCS)

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Southampton Youth Concert Sinfonia present “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” — a festive family concert featuring music from “The Grinch”, “The Chronicles of Narnia” and a narrated version of “The Night Before Christmas”.

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Indian Classical Music Club at Cantell
Oct
5
7:00 pm19:00

Indian Classical Music Club at Cantell

Art Asia and Southampton Music Hub present

An Evening of Indian Classical Music

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As part of the Indian Classical Music Club with professional international musicians, including: 

  • Talks and presentations on Indian Classical Music

  • Short performances with improvisations using Raga and Talas structures

Featuring Chandra Chakraborty (Vocal), Tofail Ahmed and Sanju Sahai (Tabla)

  • Chandra Chakraborty is an Indian vocalist with a melodious voice. She performs regularly in USA, UK, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. She is the artistic director of one of the top three organisations in UK: Saudha, Society Of Poetry and Indian Music.
  • Tofail Ahmed is a highly accomplished musician with several years of training and experience. He is a teacher, workshop leader and a remarkable performer of different forms of Indian Classical Music.
  • A phenomenal and outstanding Tabla player, Sanju Sahai is well known for mesmerising and captivating his audience with his power, virtuosity and complete spontaneity.

Tickets cost £7 for adults, £5 for under 16s, and £15 for a family ticket (including 2 two adults, and two under 16s)

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Family Music Workshops at Music in the City
Sep
29
2:00 pm14:00

Family Music Workshops at Music in the City

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On Saturday 29 September, from 2–4pm, Southampton Music Hub will be hosting two hours of free family music-making workshops in Guildhall Square as part of the Music in the City festival. The free workshops will be open to all ages and abilities — there is no need to bring an instrument, simply come along and join in with one of the free, fun activities taking place across the afternoon. 

Music in the City is celebrating its 10th anniversary, with hundreds of performances across over 20 different venues. The full programme for the festival is below:

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Indian Classical Music Club at St Annes
Sep
14
7:00 pm19:00

Indian Classical Music Club at St Annes

Art Asia and Southampton Music Hub present

An Evening of Indian Classical and Fusion Music

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As part of the Indian Classical Music Club with professional international musicians, including: 

  • Talks and presentations on Indian Classical Music and Fusion Music

  • Short performances with improvisations using Raga and Talas structures

Featuring Sanju Sahai (Tabla), Giuliano Modarelli (Guitar) and Pooja Angra (Vocal)

  • A phenomenal and outstanding Tabla player, Sanju Sahai is well known for mesmerising and captivating his audience with his power, virtuosity and complete spontaneity.
  • Giuliano Modarelli (Italy) is one of the most interesting musicians who plays Indian ragas on classical guitar applying the techniques of the Indian instrument, the sarod. He has collaborated with maestros of Indian classical music and created fusion music.
  • Pooja Angra is an Indian vocalist with a melodious and mellifluous voice. She has PhD in Indian Classical music.

Tickets cost £7 for adults, £5 for under 16s, and £15 for a family ticket (including 2 two adults, and two under 16s)

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Family Proms
Jul
1
10:00 am10:00

Family Proms

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Southampton Music Hub and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra presents Family Proms — a spectacular celebration of music performed by, and for, families of all shapes and sizes from across the city.

Family Proms includes the chance to hear bass instruments as you’ve never heard them before, with performances from In at the Deep End: a quintet of musicians from Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra consisting of four of the lowest orchestral bass instruments — tuba, trombone, bassoon and double bass — plus percussion.

In at the Deep End will be joined by performers of all ages and abilities from the free Family Orchestra, Family Singing and Family Rock Jam workshops currently taking place across the city, alongside Fiona Funnell and Groove Merchant.

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Family Rock Jam Workshop at Academy of Music and Sound
Jun
16
10:00 am10:00

Family Rock Jam Workshop at Academy of Music and Sound

Free and fun, open-access rock guitar jam sessions with house band Groove Merchant!

In partnership with Groove Merchant and Academy of Music and Sound

Bring your own guitar, or use one of ours!

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Family Rock Jam is part of Southampton Music Hub's Family Music Programme.

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Family Orchestra Workshop at Moorlands Community Centre
Jun
9
10:00 am10:00

Family Orchestra Workshop at Moorlands Community Centre

A free family orchestra that's open to anyone — any standard, any age, any instrument welcome!

In partnership with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Bring your own instrument, or use some of the percussion provided

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Family Orchestra is part of Southampton Music Hub's Family Music Programme.

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Family Rock Jam Workshop at Academy of Music and Sound
May
12
10:00 am10:00

Family Rock Jam Workshop at Academy of Music and Sound

Free and fun, open-access rock guitar jam sessions with house band Groove Merchant!

In partnership with Groove Merchant and Academy of Music and Sound

Bring your own guitar, or use one of ours!

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Family Rock Jam is part of Southampton Music Hub's Family Music Programme.

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