List of News Articles

  1. Free Music for Schools

    10 brilliant composers, Alexander Campkin, Alice Zawadzki, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Ben Parry, CN Lester, Charlotte Harding, Kerry Andrew,…
  2. Influential research maps music education in Suffolk

    Music education should hold a similar status to other core curriculum subjects because of its important role in boosting pupils’ wellbeing, an…
  3. Britten Pears Young Artists | Community Course

    As a musician, community work might be an extension of your artistic output, or a core part of your career. Britten Pears Young Artists take part in a…
  4. ThinkTank: Music in Later Life

    Music has power to improve quality of life and wellbeing in later life. It encourages connection, reduces isolation and loneliness, improves mood,…
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    The Story of HerStory

    East Suffolk Skylarks is a fun and friendly singing group for people…
  6. Celebration 2023

    Earlier this month Celebration, our annual festival which showcases the diverse music being made by young people across Suffolk, took…
  7. A group of children gathering around a women playing guitar.

    Hopes, Fears and Ideas

    Charly Jolly, this year’s Trainee Music Leader with Britten Pears Arts and Spitalfields Music, talks about her time with the inspirational team at…
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    A Year of Participate

    During the summer of 2021, we redesigned and relaunched ‘Participate’ as part of the Community team’s Later Life programme. Our aims were to visit…
  9. Making Music at HMP Warren Hill

    Britten Pears Arts has an over 20-year relationship with HMP Warren Hill, a male adult prison situated only a 15-minute drive from Snape Maltings. The…
  10. Portrait of Callum Given in the Concert Hall

    My Week: Callum Given, Head of Community

    Callum Given lead the team which runs Britten Pears Arts' work with local people until early 2023. The team aims to improve the health and wellbeing of…
  11. Making Musicians for Society

    What is the role of a musician in society, beyond the realm of the concert hall? Members of the Britten Pears Young Artist programme, together with the…
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    Community Ambassadors

    The Community Programme Ambassadors are a group of freelance musicians, workshop leaders, presenters and composers who support the strategy and…