Tag: Opera North

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

New Bewerley gets In Harmony with Opera North

With the start of the new school year, over 1,000 pupils each week will now be benefiting from Opera North’s award-winning In Harmony community residency as the Company introduces the project into a third primary school in South Leeds. In Harmony was created with the aim of enriching lives, improving

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

South Leeds Roundup: Bulbs, Barns and Brides

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Beeston, where the Asha Neighbourhood Project  is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary next year. They’ve been out planting daffodil bulbs in resident’s gardens on Stratford

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

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

Vote for Belle Isle music project in national awards

  A South Leeds music project is up for a national award and they need your vote. In Harmony Opera North has been shortlisted for the Best Classical Music Initiative in the national Music Teacher Awards sponsored by Classic FM. In Harmony Opera North launched in January 2013 and is