Change is Coming – School Projects 23-24
MMF is providing new and exciting performance project opportunities for schools during 2023-24. Our over-arching theme this year is ‘Change is Coming’ and there were 3 ways in which schools can participate, including our Royal Albert Hall concert on Monday 11 March, 2024.
Past Projects (23-24)
Children’s Manifesto for Change – Summer 2023
We wanted feedback from young people across Merton to help guide the narrative of ’Change is Coming’ a specially commissioned choral piece, which will premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on 11 March 2024.
MMF provided a set of song and drama plans to use flexibly with children in KS2/3. They could be delivered as a unit of work, or as a special arts project over a few days or a week.
There was no charge for access to the resources and participation.
Blues & Roots Ensemble (BARE) at New Wimbledon Theatre – 11 October 2023
After the tremendous success of their introduction to jazz concerts in November 2022, the Blues and Roots Ensemble (BARE) returned to NWT with a new show, linking jazz to Civil Rights. The concerts focussed on the work of US bassist and composer Charles Mingus and demonstrated how music can be used to help advocate for and engender change.
BARE made 2 new interactive videos to use in school before attending the concert, so the children could join together and sing with the band.
The concerts was suitable for KS2/3.