Frequencies returns for 2015/16
Date Published:10 November 2015
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Following a successful launch last year, Frequencies returns with four new events nationwide.
Frequencies returned to Manchester and debuted in Newcastle as it invited up-and-coming singer-songwriters, indie and urban artists, to take part in music workshops, attend industry panel sessions and perform their music to a live audience.
At Band on the Wall, Manchester, the day focused on music development and industry career progression. Attendees took part in collaborative music workshop hosted by Jason Singh with the RNCM Session Orchestra and other local musicians. They also attended a panel session hosted by global music network and development agency, Un-Convention. In the evening showcase, groups performed alongside critically acclaimed artists such as Paugwé and UK beatbox champion, Hobbit to a packed venue. We’re pleased to announce that Voodoo Blood and James Holt, who performed in the evening showcase have been invited to perform at the Royal Albert Hall at our MFY Proms.
Hear from Hobbit, world renown beatbox champion who joined us as one of the professional artists at the event.
In Newcastle, Music for Youth worked with a range of local youth organisations to reach musicians at the start of their careers. In partnership with Sage Gateshead, groups took part in music workshops and then performed in the showcase. Each group received valuable feedback from professional musicians and were given tips on gigging and developing their sound further.
Take a look at photos from our Newcastle event above. We also have videos with some of the participating musicians on the Frequencies homepage. The Frequencies series continues with a London event atRich Mix on 31st January 2016 and an event in Liverpool at the Music Room on 16th February 2016. For more information visit www.mfy.org.uk/frequencies
To see James Holt and Voodoo Blood at the MFY Proms 23-25 November at the Royal Albert Hall, book tickets at www.mfy.org.uk/proms or call the box office on 020 7589 8212.
Frequencies is generously sponsored by the Vivendi Create Joy Fund, and Trinity College London with public funding from the National Foundation of Youth Music.