Tag: In Harmony Opera North

In Harmony Opera North welcomes new corporate ambassador

“Because we’re from Belle Isle lots of people don’t expect a lot from us, but because we have been given this opportunity, people see us in a different light” – Helen, pupil at Windmill Primary School International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced that it will be supporting Opera North’s

Young musicians from Hunslet to perform world premiere in Liverpool

Over 20 young musicians from Low Road Primary School in Hunslet are preparing to perform the world premiere of a new composition at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall this Sunday (10 March 2019) in a concert which will also feature the inspirational 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year Sheku Kanneh-Mason. The

Schools music project in line for national award

In Harmony Opera North has been named as a finalist in The National Lottery Awards 2018 with the chance of winning £5,000 to benefit children locally and to share more widely the advantages learning a musical instrument can bring to young people from all backgrounds. But they need your help

Classroom singing brings the world to Belle Isle

Music lessons at Windmill Primary School were given an international flavour on Friday (13 October 2017) as pupils are joined by two of the Master Trainers from the British Council’s music education initiative, World Voice. Around eighty children in Years 3-5 pupils from Windmill Primary School and Low Road Primary School came

Housing regeneration scheme completes its work

The Beeston Hill and Holbeck housing regeneration scheme has completed its capital works and held a celebration event at Bismarck Way on Wednesday {22 March 2017). Speeches were kept to a minimum given the inclement weather, but Simon Costigan from Housing Leeds spoke about the commitment of local councillors to

Low Road celebrates its first In Harmony birthday

A week-long festival of performance and music-making took place recently, as over 650 children from the Windmill and Low Road Music Federation celebrated the successful completion of Low Road Primary School’s first In Harmony year with Opera North. From concerts and a ceilidh in a ‘Big Top’ in the school

In Harmony Community Choir

A fun and exciting choir for the community of Belle Isle led by staff from In Harmony Opera North. All ages and abilities welcome, just come along it’s free! Tea and coffee will be served from 12:15pm

Windmill Primary’s Got Rhythm at the Town Hall

  Last Wednesday (9 July 2014) pupils from Windmill Primary School in Belle Isle took part in a concert at Leeds Town Hall with the orchestra and chorus of Opera North and the City of Leeds Youth Orchestra. This was the second Town Hall concert that the school has held

Belle Isle Gala to be opened by Queen’s representative

  The Belle Isle Summer Gala takes place on Saturday (28 June 2014) and is to be opened by Michael Fox, the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire. Working on the principle that if you don’t ask, you don’t get, organisers wrote to Buckingham Palace to invite the Queen to

Opera North’s Belle Isle project wins award

  Opera North’s flagship music education project, In Harmony Opera North, has won the award for ‘Best Classical Music Education Initiative’ at the Music Teacher Awards, sponsored by Classic FM. In Harmony Opera North launched in January 2013 and is the only In Harmony programme that is delivered by an