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Soundpots Early Years Conference 2018

Exploring the links between Music, Speech and Language in the Early Years. Have you got your ticket? Book now to secure your place

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Grow Your Tenner 2017 Help us Grow

Make your kind donation go further - We're joining in with Localgiving's annual match funding campaign!

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Great turn out to celebrate 15 years of inspiring music making!

Those attending enjoyed seeing a range of Make Some Noise projects in action.

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Make Some Noise 15th Birthday Celebration

Join us from (12.00 - 14.30 - arrivals from 11:30) . This is a great opportunity to not only catch up with friends and colleagues, but to see some of our projects in action, meet partner organisations, musicians and beneficiaries as they share their experiences, songs and stories.

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Let's Celebrate! Make Some Noise is 15 years old!

We look forward to welcoming past, present and future friends and colleagues to our 15th Birthday Celebration on 6 July!

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Let's celebrate! Volunteers’ Week 1 – 7 June 2017

Here, we share with you the story of one such dedicated Make Some Noise volunteer - Jade

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Who will be 2017's Local Heroes?

Fundraise for Make Some Noise this April and you could help us win up to £1,000!

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We're recruiting an Admin Assistant

Do like want to help make a difference to the lives of children? This is a new role to support our growing charity in areas of office/project admin.

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Time for a Party

Meet our partner organisations, musicians and beneficiaries as they share their experiences, songs and stories.

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Book now for Easter Rock and Pop Music School

Calling all budding young musicians, singers and songwriters aged 14-19 years! Looking for something to do this Easter?

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#GiveMe5 - doubling up donations

On Friday 16 December 2016 your £5 donation to Make Some Noise could be doubled with thanks to Localgiving's #GiveMe5 campaign!

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Looking for something to do this half term?

Sign up now or simply drop in! Join us for a fun filled Band Building masterclass in Stafford this half term!

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Help us Grow!

Did you know? Your kind donation from 10.00am Tuesday 18 October could be doubled!

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Positive Sounds project seeks participants

Make Some Noise would love to hear from carers, families and agencies keen to refer young people to take part in an exciting new project 'Positive Sounds'

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Places now available for Wired for Summer Rock and Pop School

Looking for something to do this summer? Are you aged 14-19 and a budding young musician, singer or songwriter? We'd love to hear from you!

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Vacancy - Programme Development Officer

Make Some Noise is seeking to appoint a Programme Development Officer to join our vibrant team, based in Stafford, the heart of the Staffordshire County. Make Some Noise is looking for someone with professional experience in developing, managing, evaluating and funding creative projects, working across a wide network of project partners.

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Calling all MOD Beacon Barracks, Stafford families!

The search is on for musical talent aged 13-18 years from families at MOD Beacon Barracks Stafford

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Soundpots Early Years Programme wins national excellence award

Members of the Soundpots team were presented with a top award for Excellence in Primary/Early Years recently.

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Soundpots Early Years Conference

Last few remaining tickets available for an inspirational conference which will explore the links between music, speech and language in the Early Years

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Talented young musicians release charity singles

Following an intensive music industry masterclass, the group ages 13-19 have written, performed and recorded their own original tracks

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Can you help us to grow?

We're excited to be taking part in the Grow Your Tenner Campaign from LocalGiving

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Laura White and young musicians raise the roof

Charity gig marks culminating part of exciting music industry residency for young musicians

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Singer Songwriter Laura White set to perform alongside young musicians

Excitement is building as Singer Songwriter Laura White is set to perform alongside talented young musicians next week as part of an exciting charity gig in Burton upon Trent.

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Wired for Sound Futures Musicians Residency

Limited places now available for exciting music industry residency for budding young musicians, singers and songwriters aged 13-19 year old from East Staffordshire and the surrounding area.

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Young musicians invited to show off their musical talent

Free open auditions as part of an exciting new project are well underway with a further free open audition for budding musicians aged 14-19 years based in Cannock planned for 11 July.

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Libraries set to Make Some Noise with UpBeat

Fun UpBeat music making activities are set to expand across libraries in Staffordshire

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Music Making for young people gets major funding boost

A major three year funding boost with thanks to The National Foundation for Youth Music will help more young people most at need across the North West Midlands

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#GiveMe5 - chance for £5 donations to be doubled

Help us reach more children and young people through the #GiveMe5 Campaign

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Vacancy Closed: Part-time Programme Development Officer

Make Some Noise is seeking to appoint a part time Programme Development Officer. Salary £21,000 pro rata 2.5 days a week. Strong project management, fundraising and communication skills needed. Full application details available within article

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Successful Music Tech Event Returns

Enhancing Music with Technology Conference, in Birmingham at the mac Midlands Arts Centre in partnership with Make Some Noise, featuring global musicians and keynotes. Youth Music funded & Music Mark supported

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Bank employees help raise funds for Make Some Noise

Fundraising efforts earlier in the year by employees from the Stafford branch of Santander have raised over £350 for Make Some Noise.

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Jammerfest memorial gig helping to raise funds for Make Some Noise

Jammerfest is a very special charity live music event taking place in Cheltenham this weekend which is helping to raise funds for Make Some Noise

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Placement blogs - Tilly

Emerging musician Tilly shares her experiences on what it's like to work for Make Some Noise.

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Musicians thank BBC Children in Need

Make Some Noise musicians popped in for some cake and a cuppa to celebrate and thank Children in Need for their support.

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Celebrating Trustees' Week

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Can you Grow Your Tenner to help Make Some Noise?

Help us reach more children and young people through the Grow Your Tenner 2014 Campaign

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Make Some Noise highlighted as example of good practice

Make Some Noise are proud to be highlighted as an example of good practice within a recent House of Lords debate on music education for children with special needs and disabilities.

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NOW CLOSED - Vacancy for Programme Development Officer

Make Some Noise is seeking to appoint a highly skilled Programme Development Officer,

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Global Beat Boxer shares top tips with Make Some Noise musicians

Internationally acclaimed human beatboxer and World Loopstation Champion Shlomo joined a group of talented musicians from Staffordshire-based music charity Make Some Noise recently to share some of his amazing vocal pyrotechnics.

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Tamworth pupils' technological music-making

Pupils at a special school in Tamworth have been enjoying creating music to support their learning using some of the latest music technology.

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Burton based young musicians and bands show their talent!

Burton upon Trent based musical talent are helping turn their local arts centre into a live music venue.

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Embrace technology to enhance performance

An opportunity to combine a range of everyday music tech hardware and software to compose and perform

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Music technology for all children's needs

A great workshop for SENco, special school teachers and teaching assistants who work with pupils dealing with profound or multiple physical and learning difficulties.

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See Charanga enhance instrumental teaching

Madeleine Casson leads the Charanga Music workshop, an award-winning system providing online music learning and interactive resources and CPD for teachers.

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Join in on singing with technology

An ideal workshop for teachers & vocalists keen to experiment with music technology to enhance singing and to help assess pupils progress

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Conference set to share music technology tips

Education professionals are invited to attend a conference which will share inspiring music technology tips to help engage with children and young people.

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OFSTED panel discussion takes shape

Delegates can discuss with the panel innovative solutions to capturing, sharing and reflect on performance.

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Staffordshire young carers enjoy music making

A group of Staffordshire young carers enjoyed a taster of what it's like to perform as a band recently.

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Staffordshire young carers enjoy music making

A group of Staffordshire young carers enjoyed a taster of what it's like to perform as a band recently.

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Good Cause rocking for the right reasons

Anyone who enjoys live music and a good night out is being urged to come along and support a charity gig by Stafford rock group Good Cause on 14 September.

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Burton pupils get musical to the lunch beat

Marie's lively Lunch Beat sessions prove a hit with pupils from All Saints Primary School, Burton

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Lichfield students give top performance

Students aged between 11 and 18 years took to the stage recently for a top performance at The Lichfield Garrick Theatre to celebrate their work with Make Some Noise.

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Top tips shared at UpBeat Conference

We were delighted to welcome over 80 delegates from across the UK to the UpBeat Conference at The Brewhouse recently.

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10 complimentary UpBeat Conference tickets up for grabs!

We're delighted to announce we've got 10 complimentary UpBeat Conference tickets for East Staffordshire parents up for grabs! Courtesy of East Staffordshire Borough Council.

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Early Years Conference 2013 - engaging children and families using music and movement

Early Years Practitioners, professionals, teachers, students, music and dance practitioners from across the UK are being urged to register for an inspirational conference which will share music and movement skills and expertise to help them in their work with young children.

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A Place for Music with Linda Bance

Linda Bance Confirmed - Guest Speaker and Workshop Leader. This is an all singing, all dancing, all playing workshop.

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Music Moves - Dalcroze Eurythmics with Margareta Burrell

Margareta Burrell Confirmed - Guest Speaker and Workshop Leader. This workshop is for those with some experience of movement activities.

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Music Making and Vocal Expressiveness with Alison Street

Alison Street Confirmed - Guest Speaker and Workshop Leader. This workshop is for those with some experience of singing activities with young children.

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Young musicians rock the Make Some Noise Power Tour

Aspiring young musicians who took part in our Sound Check programme took to the live stage recently as part of the Make Some Noise Power Tour.

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Aspiring young musicians set to rock Stoke-on-Trent

Aspiring young musicians are set to rock Stoke-on-Trent's live music venue, The Sugarmill on 9 December as part of the Power Tour which we're delighted to bring back to the City.

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Celebrating Trustees' Week 2014

To celebrate Trustees' Week we're focusing on and would like to thank all our trustees.

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Young ambassadors lead celebration event

Make Some Noise ambassadors lead the celebrations in a successful Legacy event held at The Upper House Hotel, Barlaston recently.

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Young music charity ambassadors join in celebration event

A group of young ambassadors for local music charity Make Some Noise will join friends, representatives and other supporters of the charity at a special free event next week to celebrate ten years of dynamic music making across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. The Legacy event, which takes place at the Upper House Hotel, Barlaston near Stoke-on-Trent on Wednesday 10 October 2012 at 3:30pm will showcase some of the projects run by Make Some Noise.

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Music Ambassador performs at Olympic Ceremonies

With rehearsals well under way for the Closing Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the once in a lifetime opportunity to perform at both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies is set to become a reality for 21 year old Samantha Walker from Burntwood.

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Music Ambassador performs at Olympic Ceremonies

With rehearsals well under way for the Closing Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the once in a lifetime opportunity to perform at both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies is set to become a reality for 21 year old Samantha Walker from Burntwood.

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