Beyond the menagerie

Beyond the Menagerie

St George's Bristol
September 22, 2019

I Only Know I Am

The Blue Room
September 26, 2019

Tea-Time Concert

Christ Church
September 29, 2019
Fingal's Cave

Henleaze Concert Society: Majesty and Grace

Trinity-Henleaze URC
October 12, 2019

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Preludes is a bold and innovative music project that has been running successfully since 2009 in several schools areas of Bristol experiencing high levels of disadvantage. It is the most extensive project of its type in the country and grew from discussions between Roger Huckle of the Bristol Ensemble, Professor Leslie Bunt of the University of the West of England and James Wetz a former Head Teacher.

The aim is to put classical music at the heart of every child's education and by doing so improve confidence, co-ordination, speech and language and benefit all other areas of their learning.

Preludes is delivered by a growing team of dedicated professionals, managed by Penny Rawlings with the assistance of Charlie Groves and Dylan Jones.

Since September 2015, Bristol Plays Music has been a partner of the Preludes music education programme.

Preludes performing at the Colston Hall