Snappy Christmas poster

Snappy Christmas is Coming

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 22/11/2018  Categories: Concerts, News, School Music, TVMS Concerts, Workshops

It’s that time of year again…. SNAPPY CHRISTMAS!!! For five consecutive years the whole-class workshops have conjured some memorable moments for the children who take part. The jubilation and fellowship that’s shared between each and every child during these events is something that can only be captured at Christmas time. And this is partly the Read more »


The Influence of Music on Dance

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 26/10/2018  Categories: News

Have you ever heard a song on the radio and just felt the sudden urge to get up and dance? Many people have that feeling more often than not and it’s because of the tremendous impact music has on dance, as it would not even exist if it were not for the music that goes Read more »

Assistant Music Leaders Required – Apply Now!

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 22/10/2018  Categories: News

musinc currently deliver a project at Breckon Hill Youth Club, Middlesbrough. This project is a lively youth session working predominantly with local people of Czech Roma, Slovak and Polish communities. The project aims to deliver the young people’s musical understanding and ability, enabling them to play and perform popular music and music of their own Read more »

Drumming Helps Children with Autism

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 09/10/2018  Categories: News

Drumming for 60 minutes a week can benefit children diagnosed with autism and supports learning at school, according to a new scientific study by the University of Chichester. The study shows pupils’ ability to follow instructions improved after 10 weeks with significant improvements in rhythm, timing and dexterity being highlighted in the report. The project Read more »

The soundLINCS team

Good Vibrations – A Musical Resource for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 04/10/2018  Categories: News

The Good Vibrations Toolkit has finally been launched as a new music resource for the deaf and hearing impaired. Developed by soundLINCS, the new resource will support individuals to deliver inclusive music activities. Dr Paul Whittaker OBE, founder of Music and the Deaf comments: “Congratulations to soundLINCS on creating Good Vibrations. As a deaf musician Read more »

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TVYO Members Tackle the Three Peaks Challenge

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 26/09/2018  Categories: Fundraising, News

Three members of the Tees Valley Youth Orchestra will take on the challenge to walk up the Yorkshire Three Peaks in an effort to raise money for the upcoming tour to New York in 2019 where they are looking to perform at Carnegie Hall. This tour, understandably, raises huge financial implications for the Youth Orchestra Read more »

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Take That to Perform in Middlesbrough in 2019

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 21/09/2018  Categories: Community Events, Concerts, News

Legendary pop band Take That are to perform at The Riverside Stadium in June 2019 as part of their 30th Anniversary tour. Take That, who’s plethora of hits include Shine and Rule the World will perform in 12 venues across the UK next year, reliving their greatest hits. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen will Read more »

Music Making and Healthcare

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 12/09/2018  Categories: News

Over the last three years, Youth Music have invested nearly £1 million in projects that provide music-making activities for children and young people in healthcare settings. This could be in any healthcare facility working with young people, including children’s wards in hospitals. Getting the chance to take part in music-making while in hospital or another Read more »

School pupil playing guitar

Chair for the Tees Valley Music Education Hub – Apply Now!

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 06/08/2018  Categories: New Opportunities, News

The Tees Valley Music Education Hub (TVMEH) is looking for a new Chair for its Music Education Hub Advisory Board. The TVMEH works with the four local authorities of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar & Cleveland. Tees Valley Music Service is the lead partner in the Music Education Hub and it works collaboratively with key Read more »

Sage Gateshead

Making Waves – Brighter Sound Workshop

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 27/07/2018  Categories: Community Events, Concerts, New Opportunities, News, TVMS/School Partnership Events

Brighter Sound, in partnership with the Sage Gateshead, are looking for female music makers aged between 13 and 18 from the North East. They would like to offer young musicians the chance to explore the possibilities of sound, experiment with cutting edge music technology and work with amazing digital sound artists. This event is FREE Read more »