North Tyneside Brass in Schools is a free after school programme that offers beginner primary school children the opportunity to take part in a brass band
With a focus on learning about brass band traditions and having fun, instruments are also available to young people at no cost.
Sessions run weekly during term time at Backworth Park Primary School. The band have recently taken part in various play days and have also appeared at the Wansbeck Music Festival.
The Brass in Schools project leader, Gavin Dudley, also sits on the NTMEH board of governors.
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North Tyneside Steel Band (NTSB) recently celebrated their 30th birthday and are one of the most active steel band groups in the North East. They love performing at public events, with recent highlights of performances at the London and Rotterdam Carnivals.
NTMEH has a number of volunteers who support the work of the hub on a regular basis. We can also facilitate work experience placements and put you in touch with other local arts organisations who can help.
NTMEH have a number of young leaders who have been involved in the Standing Upright project and have now gained paid employment with the hub, as well as getting valuable work experience in the arts and music education sector.
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