The In Harmony founder asked musicians and music organisations to get together and fight funding cuts. "We should ensure that our children have music as a birth right, and until that happens I think our job is not done," he said.
During their performance at the ISM annual conference, pupils from Liverpool, Telford & Stoke-on-Trent proved that when they work together they can achieve great things. Videos and photos inside!
Children from In Harmony Liverpool and In Harmony Telford & Stoke-on-Trent will perform during the annual event of the Incorporated Society of Musicians on 16 April. In Harmony founder Julian Lloyd Webber will be part of a conference-interview.
As part of their tour of Britain, members of the Simon Bolivar Youth Choir of Venezuela delivered workshops for the children of In Harmony Liverpool and In Harmony NewcastleGateshead.
The El Sistema choral ensemble will visit the programmes in Liverpool, Newcastle and Lambeth, as part of its tour of Britain.
In an interview with Essential Surrey, the founder of In Harmony and Sistema England spoke about the impact schools can have in the musical development of children.
The Incorporated Society of Musicians is looking to commission a fantastic new piece of music for strings and percussion to be written specifically for the young musicians who are part of the In Harmony scheme. It will be performed at ISM's annual Conference in Birmingham on 16 April 2014.
The celebration includes two events: a guest lecture by Richard Holloway, Chair of Sistema Scotland, on Monday 17 March at St. George’s Hall Concert Room, and a concert by the children of In Harmony Liverpool on Tuesday 18 at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
On 28 February, the world-class musician will hold two workshops and a masterclass at Catton Grove Primary School. In the evening, a fundraising concert will feature a special performance by Ms Little of her award-winning Naked Violin programme.
In an interview with Classical Music magazine, the British cellist says there could and should be far more In Harmony centres, as they are the future of music education.